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Investment in education is an investment in the future of the citizens of the Caribbean Community as well as the Community. At the CARICOM Secretariat, the Education sub-programme[1] seeks to articulate and harmonise policies and programmes throughout the Community so that the people of the Community can be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes  to enjoy a better quality of life,  contribute to the development of  the Region and to compete in the global environment.

 

The Community has made significant strides in the post-independence era and in particular, in the past two decades.  All CARICOM Member States, with the exception of Haiti, have achieved universal access to primary education and many are close to... Read more

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Keeping ‘Investing in Human Capital at the forefront of Sustainable Development

Posted: 08 July 2019 - Regional News
GOFAD is pleased to post this special blog by Ms.  Myrna Bernard, one of its Advisors. The piece was  submitted as a comment on the June 6 blog, "CARICOM HRD Strategy as Investing in Human
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#ASKSGLive758 – CARICOM Secretary-General to once again engage youth

Posted: 28 June 2019 - Regional News
Young people across the Region will once again have an opportunity to raise pertinent issues with the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community in a public Forum.The Secretary-General will be
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Ninth CARICOM/US CBSI concludes: At-Risk and Vulnerable Youth targeted for Crime Prevention Initiatives

Posted: 14 June 2019 - Press Releases
The Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBSI) Technical Working Group on Crime Prevention  wrapped up its ninth meeting  on 13 June, in the Dominican Republic, committing to specific actions to
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The CCRIF Regional Internship Programme: Announcement of Scholarships for Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Studies

Posted: 24 May 2019 - Regional News
The CCRIF Regional Internship ProgrammeCCRIF is supporting a regional internship programme to provide career-related work experience for CARICOM and/or CCRIF Caribbean member country citizens that
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CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General engages student visitors

Posted: 07 May 2019 - Regional News
More than 50 students from the Institut voor de Opleiding van Leraren, Suriname, enjoyed a tour of the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, on Friday.The students were shown various sections
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Five Caribbean countries adopt Antigua and Barbuda Declaration on School Safety O

Posted: 02 May 2019 - Regional News
Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 1 May, 2019 (CDEMA) – Five countries: Curacao, Grenada, Jamaica, Sint Marteen and Suriname adhered to the Caribbean Safe School Initiative and
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Calls for more investment in statistics systems, focus on literacy

Posted: 25 February 2019 - Press Releases
Greater investment in statistics, and the infusion of statistics in the school system to help to demystify the science and attract younger minds, were among the rallying calls at the Third High Level
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Govts paying up – UWI

Posted: 15 October 2018 - Regional News
(Barbados Today) 12 October, 2018 – A CARICOM leader’s “shuttle diplomacy” appears to be prompting governments to clear arrears in contributions to
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New Rankings put The UWI among top 5 percent of best Universities in the world

Posted: 28 September 2018 - Regional News
(The UWI Press Release), September 27, 2018—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has broken into the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the first time. The
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Rihanna named Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Barbados

Posted: 20 September 2018 - Regional News
(Barbados Government Information Service) Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific
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Implementation of HRD Strategy will address issues articulated by youth, parents, community

Posted: 03 May 2018 - Press Releases
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chairman of the Council on Human and Social Development (COHSOD) and Minister of Education, Science and
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HRD Strategy: another step in evolution of development of regional capital – CARICOM SG

Posted: 03 May 2018 - Press Releases
Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, has described the Human Resource Development (HRD) Strategy as another step in the evolution of the
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COHSOD meeting this week to focus on implementation of HRD Strategy

Posted: 02 May 2018 - Regional News
The Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) will meet this week from the 2–4 May, 2018. The main focus of the meeting will be the implementation of the  Human Resource
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Fascinating, sophisticated displays at The Bishops’ High School CARICOM Project event

Posted: 19 April 2018 - Regional News
The Bishops’ High School in Georgetown, Guyana, hosted its annual 9th Grade (3rd Form) CARICOM Project at the school on Friday, 13 April, 2018.This year’s activity was
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CARICOM and Georgia look to strengthen ties – new Georgian Ambassador accredited

Posted: 17 January 2018 - Press Releases
The Republic of Georgia’s new Ambassador to CARICOM HE David Solomonia on Wednesday presented his credentials to CARICOM’s Deputy Secretary-General Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan at the
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St. Kitts and Nevis accommodate students from hurricane devastated countries

Posted: 26 October 2017 - Press Releases
We committed as part of our excellent support to our neighbours to accommodate students whose education had become disrupted as a consequence of the ravages by the two Hurricanes. I am
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Emotional PM Minnis outlines plan to assist Dominicans

Posted: 27 September 2017 - Regional News
NASSAU, The Bahamas, Guardian – As he laid out a part of the government’s plan to assist Dominican children and their families today, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis choked back tears as
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SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

Posted: 20 September 2017 - Press Releases
                                SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries(CARICOM Secretariat,
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PANCAP hosts HIV Edutainment event

Posted: 09 August 2017 - Article
 The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, upon the
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App development critical to Single ICT Space - CARICOM official

Posted: 02 August 2017 - Press Releases
Powered by flickr embed.Gratis Botón Facebook like generadorGratis Botón Facebook like generadorThe development of applications such as the recently launched CXC Connect, is
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App development critical to Single ICT Space – CARICOM official

Posted: 02 August 2017 - Article
 The development of applications such as the recently launched CXC Connect, is critical to the CARICOM Single ICT Space.Speaking at the Guyana launch of the application on Monday, 31
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CXC launches first interactive Mobile App

Posted: 28 July 2017 - Regional News
- app changing the job landscapeForget walking with CXC certificates and hoping not to lose or crease them and forget not having your credentials when you bump into a potential employer on the
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CARICOM, UN to strengthen cooperation at New York meeting

Posted: 20 July 2017 - Article
Cooperation between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations (UN) System will be further strengthened around several issues including climate change, security, human development,
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Robert Bermudez confirmed as The UWI’s 6th Chancellor

Posted: 03 May 2017 - Article
The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Bermudez has been appointed as its 6th Chancellor. The appointment came after members of the University Council
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CARICOM Human Resource Development Strategy gets attention of Regional Education Ministers

Posted: 31 March 2017 - Press Releases
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Education Ministers met in Guyana, Friday, with much of their  attention focused on a Human Resource Development strategy to meet the Region’s requirements
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Over 500 Students Attend CSME Presentation in Clarendon, Jamaica

Posted: 16 March 2017 - Press Releases
Teachers from secondary schools in Clarendon, Jamaica are planning to facilitate an annual activity on regional integration and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).  Over five hundred
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Further UG, UWI collaboration – students to mix programmes between two institutions

Posted: 21 February 2017 - Regional News
University of Guyana (UG) students will benefit from a mixed programme through collaboration with the University of the West Indies (UWI).Vice Chancellor of UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles said
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CXC e-testing begins

Posted: 25 January 2017 - Regional News
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) reported success as it officially launched its Electronic Testing Service to the region yesterday.Some 500 candidates from seven countries – Jamaica,
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U.G.  Vice-Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith Earns Impressive Report Card

Posted: 14 January 2017 - Regional News
By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine The vision of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana is  simple: he wants to make the institution a dynamic, and nationally relevant world-class
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CDB Approves USD24.1 mn Education Project in Saint Lucia

Posted: 18 October 2016 - Regional News
The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved USD23.4 million (mn) in financing for a project, which aims to strengthen Saint Lucia’s education system to better
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