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Law students take part in US-Caribbean moot competition

Law students take part in US-Caribbean moot competition

| 19/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Four Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) students recently participated in the Caribbean Law Clinic (CLC) organised by the American-Caribbean Law Initiative (ACLI) and hosted by Florida International University (FIU), Miami. TBLS director Mitchell Davies joined second- and third-year s [...]

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Gov’t primary schools take on literacy programme

Gov’t primary schools take on literacy programme

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(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 t [...]

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LIFE donates books for young readers

LIFE donates books for young readers

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(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 collecti [...]

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Law school adds two lecturers

Law school adds two lecturers

| 08/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) has recently appointed two new lecturers. Scott Atkins will lecture on contract, commercial and trusts law for the law school’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Michael Bromby will lecture undergraduates on evidence and employment law [...]

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Four students awarded IMAC scholarships

Four students awarded IMAC scholarships

| 02/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC) is supporting four young Caymanians to pursue tertiary education overseas in the upcoming months through their scholarship programme. Kimberly Tatum has been admitted to study psychology in education at the University of York; Isa [...]

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National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

| 27/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has received an award for commitment to education for its Creative Careers programme, presented at the recent Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards celebrating outstanding achievements in business in the Cayman Islands. Mor [...]

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Seafarers support doctors’ postgrad studies

Seafarers support doctors’ postgrad studies

| 20/10/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) and the Cayman Islands Seafarers Association (CISA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide scholarships to two Caymanian HSA doctors to complete their postgraduate studies in the field of medicine. The scholarship recipients are Dr [...]

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Intern cares for pets displaced by hurricanes

Intern cares for pets displaced by hurricanes

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Agriculture (DoA) has taken on Kameron D’Hue (19) as an intern to help care for the pets of people who have been relocated to the Cayman Islands in the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria throughout the British Virgin Islands, the Tu [...]

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Intern learns about mozzies at MRCU

Intern learns about mozzies at MRCU

| 17/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Caymanian student Iain Robertson, who plans to pursue a career in the sciences, spent time recently as an intern at the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU). Robertson (18), a former pupil of Cayman Prep & High School, shadowed research manager Fraser Allen and laboratory [...]

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Minister’s message for World Teachers’ Day

Minister’s message for World Teachers’ Day

| 05/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(Minister for Education Juliana O’Connor-Connolly): As Minister for Education, it is with immense pride that I express my appreciation for the profession that I hold most dear to my heart – teaching. Since 1994, on 5 October, we pause to honour all those that have persevered in this professi [...]

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STEM Carib helps cultivate young scientists

STEM Carib helps cultivate young scientists

| 03/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Carib 2017 Conference is set for 10-13 October at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI). Hosted by UCCI in partnership with Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU), the conference will focus on d [...]

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Geology Week rocks on for fifth year

Geology Week rocks on for fifth year

| 28/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fifth annual Geology Education Week will take place from Monday, 16 October, to Friday, 20 October. Organised by the Water Authority-Cayman, Geology Week, as in past years, will comprise geology lessons for students at local high schools and professional development courses for [...]

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Students benefit from financial services programme

Students benefit from financial services programme

| 27/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual Cayman Finance Student Education and Work Experience Programme recently wrapped up with 62 students graduating. The programme is coordinated by Cayman Finance in partnership with the Ministry of Financial Services and the Ministry of Education. “Together we have [...]

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Government workers read to Lighthouse students

Government workers read to Lighthouse students

| 27/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Civil servants recently celebrated International Literacy Day by reading aloud and donating books to Lighthouse School students. On Friday, 8 September, seven volunteers from the Portfolio of the Civil Service and the Internal Audit Service (IAS) took part in the first such initiat [...]

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Teens earn passports to success

Teens earn passports to success

| 06/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A celebration of achievements, and of the potential of eight young people, took place last week at the graduation of the National Workplace Development Agency’s (NWDA) latest Passport2Success (P2S) cohort. Held on Friday, 1 September, this was the 23rd successful graduation for t [...]

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