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Geology Education Week on the way

Geology Education Week on the way

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The sixth annual Geology Education Week, set for Monday, 15 October, to Friday, 19 October, will again feature geology lessons for students at local high schools and a professional development course for local educators that includes a field trip to Cayman Brac. Organised every yea [...]

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DoA holds course on handling pesticides

DoA holds course on handling pesticides

| 07/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Agriculture (DoA) recently held a six-day workshop on safe handling of pesticides which 22 people from relevant industries completed. The “Safe Use and Handling of Pesticide Products” course  comprised presentations by officials from the DoA, Department of En [...]

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UCCI student gets networking opportunity

UCCI student gets networking opportunity

| 05/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Local student Taija McRae, who is pursuing an associate degree at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) with the aim of a career in marketing, was recently given the opportunity to attend the recent Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) conference [...]

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Minister’s message for World Teachers’ Day

Minister’s message for World Teachers’ Day

| 05/10/2018 | 1 Comment
Minister for Education Juliana O’Connor-Connolly writes: As Minister for Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, and Lands, I am cognisant of how imperative teachers are in every one of the subject areas I oversee. Without teachers, there would be no other professions.  Every industry needs a teac [...]

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Hospitality students complete programme

Hospitality students complete programme

| 27/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A recognition ceremony was held Tuesday, 25 September, for the fourth cohort of students who have completed the hospitality certificate programme at the Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies (SHS). This group of 38 students is the largest to be enrolled in the programme sinc [...]

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Law school lecturer named to academic journal

Law school lecturer named to academic journal

| 24/09/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) LLM course leader Laura Panades has been appointed country correspondent for the Cayman Islands for a leading academic journal. The European Procurement & Public-Private Partnerships Law Review (EPPPL) is a top-ranked academic journal, “highly [...]

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CCMI internships for budding ocean scientists

CCMI internships for budding ocean scientists

| 18/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has recently secured a three-year grant to support young local students who are interested in the ocean sciences. The new Ocean Science Scholars programme, funded by the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation, includes two internship [...]

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IMAC awards six scholarships

IMAC awards six scholarships

| 18/09/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Six students have been granted scholarships this year through a fund formed by the Insurance Managers Association Cayman (IMAC). These new awards bring the number of full-time students being supported to 20. Erin Brosnihan, director of the IMAC Educational Scholarship Fund, congrat [...]

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CIFEC career fair highlights internships

CIFEC career fair highlights internships

| 18/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) will be holding a career fair Friday, 21 September. At the event, Year 12 students will be able to connect with employers offering internship opportunities for this school term. These unpaid positions would run from October 2018 t [...]

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Conference set for overseas students in UK

Conference set for overseas students in UK

| 12/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The UK Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) will be holding its third overseas students conference in London. Set for Saturday, 3 November, the event is taking place at the Natural History Museum (Flett Events Theatre), London. The conference is open to students studying in the [...]

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Lighthouse students qualify for CIFEC

Lighthouse students qualify for CIFEC

| 11/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the first time ever, Lighthouse School students have passed Stage One City & Guilds exams. The students received their scores in August, collectively earning four passes, nine merits and a distinction, a success that allows them to enter the Cayman Islands Further Education [...]

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CUC launches apprentice programme

CUC launches apprentice programme

| 10/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of an ongoing initiative to maintain a skilled workforce, Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) has partnered with Fortis Alberta to launch a new apprentice programme. Four CUC employees are being given the opportunity to receive specialised training as power line technicians a [...]

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JGHS alumna appointed to CSA working group

JGHS alumna appointed to CSA working group

| 09/09/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): John Gray High School alumna Taneil Lee, 21, has been named Cayman Islands representative for the Caribbean and Americas Commonwealth Students’ Association (CSA) working group.During her two-year service with the CSA, Lee will advocate for better education policies in both privat [...]

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Minister’s message for International Literacy Day

Minister’s message for International Literacy Day

| 07/09/2018 | 3 Comments
Minister for Education and Youth Juliana O’Connor-Connolly writes: On the 8 September 2018, countries all over the world will gather to mark the celebration of the 51st Annual International Literacy Day organised by UNESCO.I would like to take this opportunity as Minister for Education and Youth t [...]

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LIFE head talks about literacy

LIFE head talks about literacy

| 07/09/2018 | 0 Comments
LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone) Executive Director Marilyn Conolly writes: As a community, we see the impact of illiteracy every day affecting children in our school system, or with adults seeking employment. Illiteracy is a hidden shame that many children and adults carry privately, unable to devel [...]

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