Tag: Juliana O’Connor-Connolly

Education ministry boosts ties with UWI

Education ministry boosts ties with UWI

| 30/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Ministry of Education officials recently handed over $2.3 million to the University of West Indies (UWI), to bring its contribution up to date while also discussing with UWI chief financial officer Andrea McNish the funding of the Cayman Islands Open Campus site and how UWI can support the ministry’s vision for tertiary […]

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Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

| 19/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Nominations are being sought through 7 December from the public to recognise excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands for the Proud of Them award scheme. Young people from age 10-25 who are reaching new heights of achievement in academics, sports, their career, culture, business or community service can be nominated.

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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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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 to applaud all the men and women who through […]

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Volunteer options for students showcased

Volunteer options for students showcased

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 700 students from six high schools attended the Cayman Islands’ first-ever Student Volunteer Fair at the John Gray High School Gymnasium on Friday, 22 June. Organised by the Youth Services Unit (YSU) of the Ministry of Education, the fair, designed to fulfil a need by bringing together students with many […]

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Fair launched to attract student volunteers

Fair launched to attract student volunteers

| 14/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is hosting the Cayman Islands’ inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on Friday, 22 June 2018, with 23 charities and non-profit organisations signed up for booths at the event. The fair will allow students (Years 9-13) the chance to speak directly to the organisations, and to give the latter […]

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Minister’s message for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Minister’s message for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

| 03/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(Minister for Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands Juliana O’Connor-Connolly): On 3 December, the world (united) to focus on creating sustainable and resilient communities for all on International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Locally, we will recognise this day on Monday, 4 December, by proudly wearing yellow and thinking about how we can create an […]

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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 profession and the impact they have made […]

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