St John’s, Antigua – As the debate rages on where the low CXC pass rate for mathematics in Antigua & Barbuda and the wider Caribbean is concerned, one veteran mathematics teacher Anthonyson King has criticised the Ministry of Education for setting a maths pass rate goal last year – but not putting measures in place to achieve it.
Charlestown, Nevis ( NIA)-- Staff, students and parents of the Violet O. Jeffers-Nicholls Primary School recently took to the streets for the Character Counts Walk-a-thon to culminate and celebrate a successful first year of the innovative Character Education Program.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) - With the off-shore education sector growing and making a significant contribution to the local economy, a St. Kitts and Nevis Accreditation Board Secretariat has been established.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Students entering the new degree programme in Agricultural Studies at Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College will get a jump-start on their schoolwork through an agribusiness workshop offered jointly by the CFBC and University of Central Florida (UCF).
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, APRIL 16TH 2012 (CUOPM) – An appeal is being made by the Office of the Prime Minister for nationals of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis to apply for scholarships being made available by Australia, the Republic of China (Taiwan), New Zealand and Cuba.
St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Limited (NATIONAL) 28/2/12 National Bank Marketing Manager Patricia Wilkinson, presented a cheque in the amount of $5,000 to Leonard Stapleton, Operations Manager of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society. The cheque is in support of this year’s Primary Schools Quiz, one of the signature activities of the annual History and Heritage Week. The History and Heritage Week of activities is an initiative of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society.
A cross section of children on the island of Nevis have begun to reap the benefits of the Montessori method which Denise Morgan, owner and Head of School of the Montessori Academy Nevis on Pump Road and her team of teachers are successfully and innovatively using to teach students.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Students’ Council Executives from schools around St. Kitts and Nevis will receive a boost in their operations, following a workshop designed to assist in upgrading their communication and procedural skills.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): A longstanding concern of Minister of Education Hon. Nigel Carty regarding the performance of Students in Mathematics, peaked in 2010 following the announcement of results for the CXC/CSEC examinations.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) – With the increasing importance of tourism and hospitality to the economic development of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas is leaving no stones unturned to ensure that Kittitians and Nevisians are qualified to hold the top positions in the industry.
Basseterre, ST KITTS: Tresa Willett, a recent graduate of the Secondary Programme of the Division of Teacher Education at the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC), was awarded the Joshua Obadiah Williams Award for her academic excellence and exemplary conduct while studying at the academic institution.
The Commonwealth Foundation has announced the 2011 short story competition and residents of St Kitts-Nevis as well as all territories in the Commonwealth are eligible.