RSSEducation Questions

Wants refund on school fees

Wants refund on school fees

| 20/09/2018 | 12 Comments

I have enrolled my three young children in one of the private schools in West Bay. We weren’t happy with the school and transferred them back to their old school but the West Bay school is telling us that they have a rule of no refund. We paid an annual tuition fee for all three […]

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Making sure kids go to school

Making sure kids go to school

| 08/08/2018 | 5 Comments

How does the Cayman Government ensure that all school aged children are enrolled in school, attending school and receiving an education? Auntie’s answer: As you probably already know, it is legally mandated that all children between the ages of 5 and 17 must attend school, with certain exceptions such as earning a secondary school diploma […]

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Wants to volunteer to help children read

Wants to volunteer to help children read

| 08/05/2018 | 8 Comments

I’ve heard that there are volunteers who assist with reading programmes at the local government schools. I have looked at the ministry and department websites and can see nothing about it and I feel awkward just calling up schools randomly. So my questions are: Is there such a programme? Do they actually want or need […]

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The book on home schooling in Cayman

The book on home schooling in Cayman

| 14/09/2016 | 11 Comments

Home schooling is legal in many countries. In the US, parents can home school children and it is regulated by states to varying degrees. The cash allotments are the big draw for home-schooling families: US$1,600 per student for kindergarten through third grade, US$1,800 for grades 4-8, and US$2,000 for grades 9-12. While parents are free to […]

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Wants to pay back government scholarship

Wants to pay back government scholarship

| 12/08/2016 | 8 Comments

I am a Caymanian government scholarship recipient and am expected to return to the Cayman Islands after I graduate to pay off my debt via working here. However, I plan on getting married to someone from another country and want to reside there. Is there any other way to repay this debt? Auntie’s answer: While […]

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