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National Schools Garifuna Cultural Festival Aims To Raise Cultural Awareness Among Young People

The Garifuna Heritage Foundation will host the 2nd National Schools Garifuna Cultural Folk festival here next month as part of the 4th International Garifuna Festival. The event will be held on March 11th under the theme: “Know Your History” and is scheduled to commence at 9AM at the Victoria Park. It is being organized in… Continue Reading →

Juvenile Justice Reform Implementation In Schools

The Ministry of Social Development says it is working with schools across the nation as it moves forward with the implementation of the OECS Juvenile Justice Reform (JJR) Project. The projectis aimed at developing rehabilitative programs for young people who have had to go through the Justice System. National Co-ordinator Merissa Finch-Burke, says significant emphasis… Continue Reading →

The NTRC Will Visit A Series Of Schools To Advocate Technology

The National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC) is currently holding a series of visits to Schools across the country to advocate for more use of technology. Universal Service Fund (USF) Project Officer at the NTRC, Shanka Edwards tells NBC News thus far the program has been very successful. Miss Edwards said they are also using the… Continue Reading →

Primary Schools’ Performing Arts Festival 2015 Opening

Over sixty schools are expected to be featured in the 2015 Primary Schools’ Performing Arts Festival (PRISPAF) which officially opens today at the Kingstown Preparatory School. Today’s ceremony is scheduled to begin at 9am with remarks from officials from the Ministry of Education and the Department of Culture Preliminary judging will be done over the… Continue Reading →

The Ministry Of Education Is Said To Be Grappling With Problems Of Antisocial Behavior In Schools

That’s according to Chief Education Officer, Louanne Gilchrist, who was delivering an address at the National Awards Ceremony yesterday at the Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown. She said there needs to be an all hands on deck approach to address the issue of ill-discipline. Meanwhile … Chief Executive Officer of LIME St. Vincent Limited, Leslie… Continue Reading →