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Health ministry staff support YMCA

Health ministry staff support YMCA

| 10/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A dozen staff from the Ministry of Health spent time volunteering at Bodden Town Primary School last month. Their aim was to support and help raise awareness for the Extended After-School Programme (EASP) that the YMCA operates for government schools across the Cayman Islands.

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Tribute to education icon Joanna Clarke

Tribute to education icon Joanna Clarke

| 10/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry and Department of Education have paid tribute to long-time educator Joanna Clarke who passed away Christmas Eve, noting her great service and how much she will be missed. “The contribution that Ms Joanna Clarke made to education in the Cayman Islands is immeasurable, her impact on the lives of thousands […]

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Trinity College interviewing Cayman students  

Trinity College interviewing Cayman students  

| 01/01/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Representatives from Trinity College School (TCS), a boarding school located in Ontario, Canada, are coming to the Cayman Islands to test and interview students applying for a full-tuition scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Introduced in 2015 to commemorate the school’s 150th anniversary, the merit-based scholarship offers full tuition for the next […]

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LIFE gives books to children for Christmas

LIFE gives books to children for Christmas

| 19/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Each of East End Primary School’s (EEPS) 92 students received two books for Christmas presented by Santa and donated by the charity Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE). Minister for Education Juliana O’Connor-Connolly said of the donation: “It pleases me to see the generosity of LIFE not just during the giving season, but […]

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UWI officials visit Cayman

UWI officials visit Cayman

| 17/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Pro Vice Chancellor (PVC) and Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, Dr Luz Longsworth, recently made an official visit to the Cayman Islands, the first in her current position. During the 29 November-1 December trip, she met with Cayman government and education representatives.

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NWDA partners on finance internships

NWDA partners on finance internships

| 12/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) has partnered with global advisory and administration firm Maitland, to offer Caymanians professional job training. The new internship will offer a six-month opportunity for two Caymanians to work as middle office specialists, a position suitable for applicants interested in fund administration.

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Cayman students in UK to meet premier

Cayman students in UK to meet premier

| 27/11/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cayman students in the UK have been invited to to attend a reception in London where they will get the opportunity to meet fellow students as well as Cayman Islands Government officials. This comes after a recent conference for Overseas Territories students, also held in London, at which Cayman was represented.

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CEC receives UCCI President’s Medal

CEC receives UCCI President’s Medal

| 19/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Roy Bodden, president of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), presented Charlie Kirkconnell, CEO of Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), with the President’s Medal at the 1 November 2018 commencement ceremony held in Sir Vassel Johnson Hall. The award was given in recognition of CEC’s longstanding and on-going commitment to supporting […]

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Specialised medical scholarship offered

Specialised medical scholarship offered

| 01/11/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Health Services Authority (HSA), is offering an overseas scholarship package for junior Caymanian doctors who have completed their internships and are seeking to undertake specialty training. The application process is open from 1-14 November and is for physicians seeking […]

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Training is a SNAP for local educators

Training is a SNAP for local educators

| 23/10/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A full day of Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) training was given to 25 educators from government schools at the Family Resource Centre (FRC) on Thursday, 18 October. In addition, two half-day SNAP sessions for 50 more teaching staff were held the following two days.

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Truman Bodden Law School adds lecturers

Truman Bodden Law School adds lecturers

| 18/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) has added four lecturers to its staff: Marc Johnson, Kerry Lewis, Andrew Perkins and Derek O’Brien, who all bring with them teaching and professional experience from the UK, coming to Cayman from Bristol, Wales, London and Oxford, respectively.

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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 year by the Water Authority–Cayman, also returning is […]

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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 Environmental Health, Health Services Authority and the local representative for the Caribbean […]

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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. Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) sponsored her attendance at the […]

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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 teacher and today we pause globally to celebrate World Teachers’ Day […]

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