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  • Photo of Regional education recovery strategy underway

    Regional education recovery strategy underway

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – With the interruptions of conventional schooling due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and concerns about learning loss, a multi-partnership is underway to establish a Model Learning Recovery and Improvement Strategy for Caribbean Schools. The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)coordinated a validation workshop on…

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  • Photo of Redesigning Education: Conversations Around Educational Leadership

    Redesigning Education: Conversations Around Educational Leadership

    Educational Leaders across all levels of the education system are invited to register for this Forum (see poster below). It provides an opportunity for education leaders to have a conversation about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – their successes, their challenges, their recommendations for moving forward, and the opportunities that this COVID-19 pandemic provide for their growth and development.…

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  • Photo of CDB Pushing TVET Lending

    CDB Pushing TVET Lending

    (Jamaica Gleaner) With youth unemployment still a major social concern facing the region, the  Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has strategically been lending money to countries to set up technical and vocational education and training (TVET) centres in an effort to build workforce capacity. The average unemployment rate across Latin America and the Caribbean stood at approximately 17.9 per cent in 2018,…

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  • Govts paying up – UWI

    (Barbados Today) 12 October, 2018 – A CARICOM leader’s “shuttle diplomacy” appears to be prompting governments to clear arrears in contributions to the University of the West Indies (UWI) as the Vice Chancellor reports progress in recouping millions of dollars. Sir Hilary Beckles revealed this morning during a news conference at the Cave Hill Campus that the CARICOM leaders’ selection of Prime Minister of…

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  • Photo of New Rankings put The UWI among top 5 percent of best Universities in the world

    New Rankings put The UWI among top 5 percent of best Universities in the world

    (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 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings has ranked The UWI among the world’s top institutions. The rankings show that The UWI is located among the 1,258 top universities in world…

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  • Photo of Rihanna champions right to education

    Rihanna champions right to education

    (Barbados Today) Education is a lifelong journey. We never know everything, but we constantly evolve as we learn more about our communities, this ever-changing world and ourselves. I’m not ashamed to say I’m still learning. I’ve grown tremendously as an individual through my formal education as well as the global education I have received by travelling the world through music.…

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  • Photo of Rihanna named Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Barbados

    Rihanna named Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Barbados

    (Barbados Government Information Service) Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley stated that Government was honoured to be able to confer the title on this outstanding Barbadian who has contributed significantly to raising the island’s profile…

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  • Photo of Implementation of HRD Strategy will address issues articulated by youth, parents, community

    Implementation of HRD Strategy will address issues articulated by youth, parents, community

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chairman of the Council on Human and Social Development (COHSOD) and Minister of Education, Science and Culture of Suriname, the Hon. Lilian Ferrier, said that the implementation of the CARICOM Human Resource Development Strategy will focus on issues that have been raised by youth, parents and communities of the Region in a 2010 Report of the Commission on…

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  • Photo of HRD Strategy: another step in evolution of development of regional capital – CARICOM SG

    HRD Strategy: another step in evolution of development of regional capital – CARICOM SG

    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 development of human capital in the Region. The Secretary-General was speaking at the opening ceremony of the Council for Human and Social Development COHSOD. The ceremony was held at the Theatre Guild Playhouse in Guyana on Wednesday and included a Thought Forum…

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  • Photo of COHSOD meeting this week to focus on implementation of HRD Strategy

    COHSOD meeting this week to focus on implementation of HRD Strategy

    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 Development (HRD) 2030 Strategy. The Strategy was endorsed by the Conference of Heads of Government at its Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting in Grenada in July 2017, based on prior consideration and approval…

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