Education

Andrew Lopez new SJC prez

Andrew Lopez new SJC prez

Official sources from St. John’s College have confirmed to Amandala that former National Security Minister Jorge Espat has decided not to renew his three-year appointment as president of St. John’s College, but our sources say that [...]

Teachers suspended over drowning of 2 students

Teachers suspended over drowning of 2 students

Four teachers from the Escuela Secondaria Tecnica Mexico High School of San Roman, Corozal District, are to be subjected to punitive measures which were recommended for them – six weeks suspension without pay. The punishment was [...]

Drastic dropout rates at GOB high schools trigger merger

Drastic dropout rates at GOB high schools trigger merger

Against the backdrop of alarming dropout and repetition rates at certain Southside government high schools in Belize City, the Ministry of Education today confirmed reports that as early as this September, it intends to implement a [...]

Toledo ITVET lecturers discontented with school manager

Toledo ITVET lecturers discontented with school manager

Instructors claim mismanagement, but Education Ministry says they are trying to be “accuser, judge and jury” Since the start of this week, a group of instructors from the Toledo Institute of Technical and Vocational Education Training [...]

Deadlock over removal of embattled Toledo ITVET manager

A decision on his future is expected in 15 days A meeting was held at the Toledo District Education Center yesterday morning between instructors from the local Institute for Technical, Vocational and Educational Training (ITVET); the [...]

Career Day observed at Ebenezer School

Career Day observed at Ebenezer School

As part of the festivities for Education Week – which is being celebrated this week – the students of Ebenezer Methodist Primary School today observed a career day exercise in which they displayed attire which are [...]

EP Yorke High School student highlighted for “Do di rait ting” program

EP Yorke High School student highlighted for “Do di rait ting” program

Since Monday of this week, the Community Policing Unit of the Belize Police Department has been placing exemplary high school students in the spotlight for laudable work that they have been doing within their respective schools [...]

The nation’s trash problem is an opportunity for high-schoolers

The nation’s trash problem is an opportunity for high-schoolers

A group of high school students have been mulling over ideas for turning the nations trash problem into a financial opportunity. Amandala got a chance to speak with some of them on Tuesday, when we visited [...]

Primary schoolers sit 2nd half of PSE

Primary schoolers sit 2nd half of PSE

Today marked Day Two of the annual Primary School Examinations (PSE) for over 7,600 Standard 6 students from across the country who were tested, in this instance, on their knowledge in the subjects of Math and [...]

Belize High School “Sharing and Caring” for Youth Cadets

Belize High School “Sharing and Caring” for Youth Cadets

Last Thursday, April 10, youths from the National Youth Service Cadets Corp. located at Mile 21 on the George Price Highway were provided with 28 Easter baskets at the House of Shotokan Karate Academy on Princess [...]