Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Education

The UWI Five Islands Campus Courses to Go Online

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In March 2020, following the Government of Antigua and Barbuda mandated shutdown, The UWI, and the Five Islands Campus suspended face-to-face teaching and initiated...

Students urged to seek advice when choosing subjects

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(Observer) Parents and students are being urged to seek guidance when selecting subjects to aid in future career plans. Acting principal of the Antigua State College,...

State College rolls out new protocols for upcoming academic year

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(Observer) With the opening of the new school year fast approaching, the Antigua State College (ASC) has rolled out a number of measures to coincide...

Private schools’ appeals answered

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(Pointe Xpress) Government is moving swiftly to make changes to the health protocols that will come into effect when students return to the classroom on...

Covid regulations to be amended for schools

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(Observer) The government will be seeking parliamentary approval to cut the mandatory 6ft social distancing regulation to 3ft to accommodate students who are scheduled to...

Nearly 9,000 laptops to be acquired for distribution to teachers and students

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Cabinet Notes The Cabinet invited the Director of Education, the Deputy Director and one other official to discuss the amendments to the regulations that are...

Parents told homeschooling requirements must be met before approval is granted

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(Observer) Parents and guardians looking to homeschool their children for the upcoming academic year are being warned by the Ministry of Education that they will...

Homeschooling not automatic

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(Pointe Xpress) The Ministry of Education is advising parents who have decided to homeschool their children while it is an option, the laws related to...

Mixed response to new schools’ protocols

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(Pointe Xpress) The Ministry of Education is reporting that it has received a mixed response to the COVID-19 arrangements it intends to implement in the...

PM concerned about rising level of miscreant behaviour

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(Pointe Xpress) Prime Minister Gaston Browne has lauded the Ministry of Education for the comprehensive programme it has formulated to protect the nation’s youth when...