Archive for November 14th, 2017

Gov’t primary schools take on literacy programme

Gov’t primary schools take on literacy programme

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(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services (DES), with sponsorship from Rotary Sunrise, have launched Reading Recovery, an internationally recognised and highly effective short-term literacy intervention for selected Year 2 students. In early September, 12 teachers began the year-long intensive training process under the direction and guidance of a […]

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New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

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(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a colourful set of seasonal stamps for Christmas. The set of four stamps and a first day cover showcase local Christmas traditions featuring the decorations put up each year by the Bodden sisters on South Church Street and by the Crighton family at their home […]

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LIFE donates books for young readers

LIFE donates books for young readers

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(CNS Local Life): LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone) has made its first book donation of the school year to the Transition Unit, a government programme that helps children who need extra learning support in their reception year. The non-profit organisation selected 170 books as a comprehensive collection to engage the interest of emerging readers age […]

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Family stops in Cayman on world tour

Family stops in Cayman on world tour

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(CNS Local Life): Grand Cayman is the last major destination for this year’s around-the-world journey for the so-called Retired Toddlers. Since this American family sold their home in Tampa, Florida, in June 2016, Michelle and Jake Schomp have been travelling the world with their two toddlers in tow. “We don’t have a home. We just […]

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