Thursday, April 15, 2021

Education

Ministry of Education deploys over 50 new teachers

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(Observer) The complement of teachers in the nation’s public educational system got a much-needed boost with the start of classes on Monday. The announcement came from...

Five schools complete French language pilot

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(Observer) A total of 150 public and private school students in Antigua and Barbuda have completed examinations through an International and Foreign Language Education pilot...

Prison inmates complete three-month computer course with honours

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(Observer) A local business owner is providing a unique opportunity to inmates at Her Majesty’s Prison by offering free courses in Information Technology. The programme, Introduction...

Academics to chart the future of work in the OECS at UWI Five Islands’...

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Antigua Observer By Orville Williams With the sustained threat of Covid-19 accelerating the transition to widespread digitalisation, some of the region’s most esteemed academics will be...

UWI Five Islands to lead discussion on the Future of Work in the OECS...

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Antigua New Room On Monday, November 30, 2020, The University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus in Antigua and Barbuda continues its Public Advocacy...

Caribbean Education Ministers Want Total Waiver Of Fees For CXC Reviews

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CMC – Several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) education ministers have “unanimously” proposed that the Barbados-based Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) commit to a total waiver of fees...

Teachers say they are grateful and happy for extended mid-term break since ‘new normal...

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Teachers are ecstatic that they will be getting one week off for mid-term holidays, this term, instead of the customary one day. In a memo...

One week mid-term break for public schools

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Education officials have decided to give teachers and students a one week midterm break. The mid-term break is customarily one day and signals the halfway...

Educational drive to combat dengue underway in the nation’s schools

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The Central Board of Health (CBH) is not taking any chances with the spread of dengue fever, after Antigua and Barbuda recorded two cases...

Island Academy adjusts teaching format amid COVID-19 concerns

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The parents of an Island Academy student have tested positive for COVID-19, a development which has forced the school to immediately halt all in-person...