Tag: Ministry of Education

LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

| 02/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) charity recently donated a record-breaking more than 4,300 books to Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS), exceeding by about 800 last year’s total of reading materials given to the school. LIFE organised the donation, with the books colle [...]

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Golden Apple returns to honour educators

Golden Apple returns to honour educators

| 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): After an absence of five years, the Golden Apple Awards, which recognises outstanding public and private school educators, is returning, with a ceremony set for Saturday, 26 May. The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, introduced the a [...]

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YMCA to continue after-school programme

YMCA to continue after-school programme

| 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Education Ministry has renewed its contract with the YMCA of the Cayman Islands to allow the Y to continue managing and operating the Extended After-School Programme (EASP). The programme services 15 government schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, providing after-school act [...]

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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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Students receive training in violence prevention

Students receive training in violence prevention

| 14/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education, with the support of the Cayman Islands Red Cross, has been piloting a programme that aims to empower youth with information on topics like violence, gender and sexuality. “It’s Not Your Fault”, a violence-prevention programme from the Canadian Red C [...]

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Port Authority boosts technology in schools

Port Authority boosts technology in schools

| 12/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands last month donated used computer equipment to John Gray High School (JGHS) and the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) to enhance the technology available at both schools. The 20 LCD monitors and five desktop computers will be sh [...]

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Students ready to learn about financial services

Students ready to learn about financial services

| 08/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The third annual Cayman Finance Student Education & Work Experience Programme recently welcomed this year’s group of 65 Caymanian students at an orientation event. The programme is open to high school students in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, and consists of class workshops, [...]

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Book donation breathes LIFE into classroom libraries

Book donation breathes LIFE into classroom libraries

| 27/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In what is believed to be the largest recorded donation of reading material to a government school, the charity Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) organised a gift of more than 3,500 books to Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) in December last year. The contribution was the [...]

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Students make a difference with book drive

Students make a difference with book drive

| 16/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A book drive held by students at Cayman Prep and High School collected more than 1,900 books that have been donated to the charity Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) to help with their numerous initiatives. The drive, which took place the end of the last school year, involved the high [...]

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Insurance Association boosts government scholarship

Insurance Association boosts government scholarship

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Ministry of Education is joining with the Cayman Islands Insurance Association (CIIA) to offer an enhanced scholarship for young Caymanians. The Cayman Islands Insurance Association Scholarship will be worth a maximum of CI$30,000 annually for up to four years of study, with the CIIA addi [...]

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Education Ministry interns give work experience high marks

Education Ministry interns give work experience high marks

| 17/08/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): This summer, four college students took up various internships at the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs as part of official efforts to help them receive the hands-on experience needed for the working world. Minister Tara Rivers met with each intern last week to find out h [...]

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