BOSL
COURTS
Get St. Lucia News Online headlines on Whatsapp. Save +1 (758) 712-6700 to your phone's contact list. Send WhatsApp message to that number so we can add you

Youth/Education

Bonne Terre Prep wins 15th Annual Grow Well General Knowledge Quiz

unnamed

PRESS RELEASE – Bonne Terre Preparatory was the runaway winner of the 15th annual Grow Well General Knowledge Quiz sponsored by The Landings. Camron Gustave and Nathan Elliott, were 30 points ahead of the nearest competitors impressing and delighting their cheering schoolmates on Friday March 17 at the Darren Sammy National Stadium’s VIP Lounge. Second place went to the Dame ...

Read More »

Jako Books launches “The Stall Keeper”

2017-03-20-12_06_04-the-official-launching-of-the-stall-keeper-at-4pm-sunday-2-april-2017-slunewso

PRESS RELEASE – Jako Books, a division of Jako Productions, has announced the publication of The Stall Keeper, Dr. Anderson Reynolds’ long awaited and much anticipated third book, and second novel. Unlike Dr. Reynolds’ first novel which was set largely in Castries, the northern city and capital of St. Lucia, The Stall Keeper is set in the author’s hometown of ...

Read More »

SALCC engages consultant on School’s tranformation

salcc_building

PRESS RELEASE – The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College continues its journey of transforming to a University College.   In this regard we are currently working on improving our organizational, technological and physical infrastructure. A very important component of the University College’s success will be community engagement. Developing and nurturing relationships with businesses and the professions provide the input and ...

Read More »

Celestial Self Development Centre hosts successful Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk 2017

unnamed-8

PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday March 11th 2017, sixty mentors and mentees from Saint Lucia joined women leaders around the world as they participated in the Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk. This was part of a global movement to inspire a rising generation of young women leaders through mentorship. 130 Mentoring Walks, totaling of 7,000 participants, took place in 62 ...

Read More »

UWI launches scholarship for OECS students, honouring former ECCB governor

dwight-venner

JAMAICA OBSERVER – The University of the West Indies (UWI) has launched a memorial scholarship in honour of the late economist and former governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Sir Dwight Venner, who died in December last year. Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Cave Hill campus, Professor V Eudine Barriteau said the scholarship highlights Venner’s contribution to ...

Read More »

Former St. Lucian judge and journalist Gregory Regis appointed professor

The Honourable Justice Gregory Regis joined the university as distinguished visiting professor February 1.

PRESS RELEASE – The Honourable Justice Gregory Regis, former regional senior judge from the Ontario Court of Justice, has been appointed distinguished visiting professor at Ryerson University. Reporting to the provost and vice-president, academic, he will provide support to advance partnerships and act as an advisor to the law school project. His appointment is for one year. Regis was appointed ...

Read More »

UWI Alumni Association call for nominations

uwi-st-lucia-opencampus

PRESS RELEASE – The University of the West Indies Alumni Association (UWIAA) Interim Executive Committee has been proactively embarking on initiatives aimed at achieving the Association’s mandate and invigorating its membership. As an Authority of The University of the West Indies (UWI) The UWIAA remains committed to fostering a culture of volunteering, networking and fundraising among alumni,  so that they ...

Read More »

”I didn’t have Peace!’ – A YPG success story

unnamed-10

PRESS RELEASE – My suffering started at the age of fifteen, I didn’t have food to eat and my house use to have the smell of misery and poverty every day. We were so poor that we have to beg for things from our neighbors. When I use to go to school my teachers never understood what was going on ...

Read More »

ABANDONED? Ex-medical students petition gov’t

capture-20170301-205339

Twenty-two ex-medical students who were returned to Saint Lucia from Venezuela last year have launched a petition to rally the Government of Saint Lucia to grant them new scholarships to further their education. Nine months ago, just two days before the General Elections, the 22 aspiring medical students were returned to Saint Lucia after it was discovered that the Venezuelan ...

Read More »

Canadian, Caribbean leaders to be honoured at eighth annual Toronto Benefit Gala

uwi

PRESS RELEASE – The University of the West Indies today announced leaders of Canadian and Caribbean heritage to be honored at the eighth annual Toronto Benefit Gala, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, hosted by CBC News Anchor Dwight Drummond. Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, will receive the Luminary Award. This award ...

Read More »

Boys Training Centre (BTC) celebrated 57th anniversary

2017-02-21-14_40_43-btc-celebrates-57th-anniversary-docx-google-docs

PRESS RELEASE – The Boys Training Centre (BTC) celebrated their 57th Anniversary on Monday February 20th, 2017. The Celebrations commenced with a church service at the Gros – Islet Roman Catholic Church followed by a small exhibition at the Centre. BTC Manager: “Today as part of our 57th Anniversary of the Centre we held a church service for the wards, ...

Read More »

CIBC First Caribbean assists start-up companies

unnamed-4

PRESS RELEASE – A number of start-up companies and young people with great business ideas will soon get an additional avenue to bring their plans to fruition. Ten Habitat, a non-profit organisation which focuses on developing investor-ready start-up Caribbean entrepreneurs and regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean have partnered in a venture to support local and regional start-ups. Gary Brown, Chief Executive ...

Read More »

Trinity Christian Early Childhood Centre to hold first annual National Colours Sport Day

unnamed-9

PRESS RELEASE – On Friday February 24th, Trinity Christian Early Childhood Centre in beautiful Bisee will be holding its first annual National Colours Sport Day beginning at 8:30 AM.   The program will include prayers and devotion for the nation revolving around the theme “I am St Lucia.”  A guest speaker representing St Lucian culture will be speaking to the ...

Read More »

Regional Youth debate coming to St. Lucia in March

sir-arthur-lewis-communitycollege

PRESS RELEASE – The first ever debating competition between Community Colleges in the Windward Islands will take place here from March 2nd. The Windward Islands Debating Competition (WIDC) will be hosted by the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC). The other three participating Colleges are the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Community College, Dominica State College and the T. A. ...

Read More »

Pierrot Combined School organises demonstration of love in school, communities

Pierrot Combined

PRESS RELEASE – The Parent Teachers’ Association (PTA) of the Pierrot Combined School has joined with the school’s principal, Mrs. Eugenie Paul-Moonie and the rest of the staff in a demonstration of ‘Love’ throughout the school and its neighbouring communities. At the commencement of the new calendar year, Mrs. Paul-Moonie emphasized on the theme ‘I Love You’ to all her ...

Read More »

St. Lucia to host UWI budget meetings

uwi-st-lucia-opencampus

PRESS RELEASE – The University of the West Indies (UWI) is pleased to announce that the Government of Saint Lucia will host the annual meetings of the Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) to the Grants Committees of The University of the West Indies (UWI), at the Bay Gardens Hotel, Rodney Bay Village, on February 20-21, 2017. These meetings examine the University’s ...

Read More »

Caribbean team using technology to tackle Mathematics at the CSEC level

2017-02-16-11_06_24-cxc-math-questions-android-apps-on-google-play

PRESS RELEASE – As Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders prepare to discuss, among other matters, the future of Information Communications Technology (ICT) in the region, a group of Caribbean Professionals has rolled out an application to help students learn Mathematics at the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) level. Founder of AcuExam (www.cxc-exam.com) , Surendra Dhanpaul said though the app is in no ...

Read More »

Government of Cuba offers scholarship to St. Lucian students

college-scholarship-clipart-scholarship-faq-2-heqww0-clipart

  PRESS RELEASE – The Government of the Republic of Cuba is offering scholarships to eligible Saint Lucian nationals to pursue studies at the Bachelor’s and Postgraduate levels, tenable at Universities in the Republic of Cuba for the academic year commencing August 2017.   There are thirteen (13) scholarships available; eleven (11) scholarships for studies at the undergraduate level and ...

Read More »

Flow joins in hailing job Fair Expo ’17 a great success

unnamed-11

PRESS RELEASE – Hope and optimism are running high among the job seekers who attended last weekend’s Job Fair Expo ‘17, which has been hailed a major success by organisers, sponsors and participants alike. Hundreds of students and adults seeking employment or even just guidance turned up at the Johnson’s Centre on Saturday, February 4 for the event, which was ...

Read More »

Students gear up for Junior Achievement Company of the Year 2017

2017-02-09-10_41_24-img_4477-jpg-google-drive

PRESS RELEASE – The much anticipated JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT START-UP FETE was held on February 7th 2017 at the Union Orchid Gardens with approximately seventy students from seven secondary schools participating in this annual event. The Startup Fete is designed to engage, nurture and inspire students of the JA Company program in an environment where creativity is unleashed, and participants exploring ...

Read More »

Soufriere Public Library launches book series for young authors

unnamed-2

PRESS RELEASE – The Soufriere Public Library, in collaboration with Peace Corps, has launched the Soufriere Young Authors Book Series. These stories are the product of the Soufriere Public Library’s Young Authors project to harness Soufriere’s passion for culture by empowering aspiring authors to express cultural knowledge and enthusiasm in the form of children’s books. Eighteen (18) students from the ...

Read More »

Job Fair Expo ‘17 a success

unnamed-1

PRESS RELEASE – Hundreds of curious students and job seekers flocked the Johnson’s Centre on Saturday 4th February for the Job Fair Expo ‘17. Hosted by AdVizze Consulting Inc a business development company based in St Lucia, the event had a multifaceted approach which included providing jobs, internship sign ups, support for CVs and interviews, counselling and opportunities for networking. ...

Read More »

Review of Vieux-Fort Comprehensive School’s performance at the National Awards

unnamed-4

PRESS RELEASE – A newspaper caption in February of 2011 read “VFCSS has Done it Again!” This was because the school was celebrating excellence in style when Nicola Surage, Amanie Mathurin, Lianne Philbert, Gabriella Fontenelle, Yun Quan Li, Vercil Mathurin, Tresha Lionel and Marla Edward excelled in eight subject areas. In that year, Vieux-Fort Comprehensive Secondary School (VFCSS) walked away ...

Read More »

St. Lucian is ‘Teacher of the Year’ at United States school

20170201_174007-1

Kimberly ‘Shervon’ Johny of Soufriere has been awarded Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017 at the West Lake High School, Fulton County, Georgia, where she has been teaching biology for 10 years. The former Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary School (SCSS) student was surrounded by her husband of 18 years Denzil Peter Johny, children Kahlil and Caitlyn, and other members of her family, when she ...

Read More »

Young Leaders to help curb suicide rate in Babonneau

pic-5

PRESS RELEASE – The Young Leaders Club of the Babonneau Secondary School exercised their right in true democratic style this morning. Students were elated to be part of the voting process to elect a new executive for the club. Fifty students joined the queue, inked their fingers and voted. By the end of the morning all fifty members of the ...

Read More »

Hawaiian Festival a success

unnamed

PRESS RELEASE – On the 28th of January the Youth Power Group (YPG) had their first Hawaiian Festival and put together hundreds of youths. The initiative of this event was to make the youths aware that there is joy without drugs. For Pastor Leandro, responsible for the YPG in St Lucia, this event will have its continuity more often: “Our ...

Read More »

Asthma Workshop for Teachers launched

ms-gabriel-and-mr-burnett

PRESS RELEASE – Teachers of the Gordon and Walcott Memorial Methodist School are now better equipped to identify, counsel and support students with Asthma. The knowledge of the signs and symptoms as well as the effective treatment of Asthma was acquired at a Workshop hosted by the OECS Pharmaceutical Procurement Service (PPS) on Friday 27th January 2017 at the OECS ...

Read More »

Taiwan launches scholarship program for St. Lucians

img-20170123-wa00141

PRESS RELEASE – The application for the 2017 “Taiwan Scholarship”, ICDF Scholarship and I-SHOU Medical Scholarship programs starts from now and the deadline is 15th March, 2017. The scholarship programs provide opportunities for young talented Saint Lucians to study in Taiwan for Bachelor, Master or PhD degrees. Awardees list will be posted on the Embassy’s website on 30th June, 2017. ...

Read More »

Gros Islet youth to represent St. Lucia at UN Youth Forum

Raejean Montoute

PRESS RELEASE – The Department of Youth and Sports is please to nominate Ms. Raejean Montoute to represent Saint Lucia as the youth delegate to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum on ‘the role of youth in poverty eradication and promoting prosperity in a changing world. The forum will be held at the UN Headquarters in ...

Read More »

Job Fair Expo 2017 set for February 4 at Johnson’s Centre

unnamed-1

PRESS RELEASE – As Nobel Laureates’ Week comes to a close and a spirit of achievement and excellence washes over the nation, a team of consultants and volunteers at AdVizze Consulting Inc, a business development firm, makes the final arrangements for its nonprofit Job Fair Expo ’17 slated for 4th February at the Johnson’s Centre from 10am to 4pm. Aimed ...

Read More »

St. Lucian writer awarded the Canute A. Brodhurst Prize

Alicia Valasse

PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Writer, an international journal with a Caribbean focus, has announced its volume 30 prize winners and St. Lucian writer Alicia Valasse has been awarded The Canute A. Brodhurst Prize. This literally prize is given annually for the best short fiction. Last month, Valasse was shortlisted for the prize for a story entitled “Suicide”. “Suicide” is ...

Read More »

Youngest published author at book fair speaks

Kurmysha Harris

GIS – The youngest published author at the 2017 Nobel Laureate Festival’s book fair, Kamisha Harris, has been speaking out on her passion for literature. A student of St. Joseph’s convent, Kamisha has received great commendation from many who attended the book fair. The fifth form student explained that although her CXC subject choices lean more towards the sciences, her ...

Read More »

SALCC activities for Nobel Laureate Festival 2017

salcc_building

PRESS RELEASE – The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College has organised the following activities in observance of this year’s Nobel Laureate Festival: 1) A Student Panel Discussion on Thursday, 26th January 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at the Studios of the Government Information Service during the Nation Beat Programme. The focus of the discussion will be in relation to the main ...

Read More »

Gros Islet Secondary Health Fair and Open Day

Students at Gros Islet Secondary School

PRESS RELEASE – In observance of its 10th anniversary, the Gros-Islet Secondary School will host a series of activities, beginning with a Grand Health Fair and Open Day on Thursday January 26, 2017 at 10 a.m. on the Gros-Islet Secondary school grounds. The health fair promises to be one with a difference, as all aspects of health including human, animal ...

Read More »

National Students’ Council calls for student support, concerned with improper social media use

Krynica Poland - September 23 2016: Smartphone in the hand when logging into Facebook applications. Facebook is largest and most popular social networking site in the world.

PRESS RELEASE – The National Students’ Council is an advocacy group aimed at strengthening the voice of students island-wide while ensuring that the right programs are available to look after student welfare and development. It is in regards to this that the NSC is very taken aback by recent developments involving the Minister of Finance and student of the Sir ...

Read More »

NYC prepares to elect new executive

nyc_logo_name_edit-293x300

PRESS RELEASE – The Saint Lucia National Youth Council (NYC) will be holding a special press conference on Tuesday, January 24 at 10:00 a.m. at the GIS Studio, Hewanorra House, Castries. This press conference is being held by an Elections Committee established to manage the process of electing a new National Youth Council Executive for the period 2017/18. The Committee ...

Read More »

Babonneau resident starts project to help the poor

16229534_730012030482345_344948501_o

A 23-year-old public servant said he has started an initiative to “reach out to the needy and hungry”. On Saturday morning, Randy Joseph, a data entry clerk at the Land Registry, assisted by his friends Devon Pierre and Andy Charles, gave out food, clothing and water to the less fortunate in front the Castries City Council building. The trio are former students ...

Read More »

Dr. Rigobert attends EMAG meeting in London

Dr. Rigobert.

PRESS RELEASE – Synergies are being fostered between the education and sustainable development sectors within countries of the commonwealth, in order to drive delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for education in the countries of the 52-member grouping. Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert is currently in London, along with various education ...

Read More »

Sound Waves project resumes

2017-01-12-08_00_16-breslin-news-release-oral-history-project-docx-google-docs

PRESS RELEASE – A little under 50 participants have completed Life Skills I and II Courses – Productivity Enhancement Training (PET) towards attaining National Certification with the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) Programme.   The course, offered by the National Skills Development Centre (NSDC) included focus areas in Stress Management, Team Work, Critical Thinking, Work Ethic and Conflict Resolution, among others. ...

Read More »

Delay in date for re-opening of Choiseul Secondary School

a-section-of-the-students-in-attendance-at-the-choiseul-secondary-school

PRESS RELEASE – The Department for Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to inform parents of students attending the Choiseul Secondary School and the general public that there has been a delay in the completion of temporary accommodation for the Form 1 and 2 students of the Choiseul Secondary School. Outstanding at this time is the completion of a temporary ...

Read More »

Dennery woman aspires to be published author, poet

Melisa Annibaffa

A little girl’s desire to do something special for her mother’s birthday, has left her with a lifelong passion for writing over 300 poems and endless ideas of which she hopes to one day have published. Melisa Annibaffa embarked on her journey as a writer at the tender age of nine. She recalls that she had wanted a present for her mother’s birthday, when the ...

Read More »

Public schools to reopen second week in January

school-300x261

PRESS RELEASE – The Department for Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to inform school personnel, parents and the general public that the date for the reopening of school following the Christmas break is Monday, January 09, 2017 and not Wednesday January 04, 2017 as previously announced. However, principals and teachers are required to utilize the period January 04 to ...

Read More »

Caribbean Youth Fest 2016 finals set for Sunday

15170811_1313673045309563_1595687860948477601_n

PRESS RELEASE – The Phillip Marcellin Grounds in Vieux-Fort will be pumping with vibes on December 18th, 2016 when St. Lucia’s young talent takes the stage for this year’s Youth Star Competition. The competition features 10 artists in the Teens category (aged 13 to 19), namely Abigail Martial, Allea Francis, Ashelle Auguste, Dehawn Augustin, Dyllan Stanislaus, Jamal Joseph, Jermica Benti, ...

Read More »

Distrubtion of SALCC transportation bursary cheques

salcc_building

PRESS RELEASE – The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to inform all students of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, who are second and third time recipients of the transportation bursary, that disbursement of cheques will be conducted on Friday, December 16, 2016. The cheque disbursement will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ...

Read More »

National Youth Council interim committee appointed

unnamed-3

PRESS RELEASE – On Wednesday 7th December the Saint Lucia National Youth Council convened a General Council Meeting at the Vieux Fort Primary School. The aim of the meeting was to receive updates from affiliate District Youth and Sports Councils, and to decide on the fate of the National Youth Council Executive, which had been inactive in recent times. With ...

Read More »

National Students’ Council elects new executive

nyc_logo_name_edit

PRESS RELEASE – The Annual National Students’ Council General Assembly was held on Thursday, December 8th 2017, subsequent to a postponement from the original date, November 24th. This year, student councils from secondary and tertiary institutions around the island convened at the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School’s auditorium with the aim of promoting unity, and forming a greater connection throughout the ...

Read More »

St Lucia’s youngest published author presents her book

Kurmysha Harris

PRESS RELEASE – Guests at a crowded auditorium at the St Joseph’s Convent got a firsthand insight into the new book published by the charismatic Kurmysha Harris, fifth form student at the school. The talented teenager now 16 years old presented her first novel The Lost Sister, an intriguing thriller set in 19th century London. According to the Author and ...

Read More »

PM hosts Christmas party for special needs children

unnamed-5

PRESS RELEASE – Special needs children from learning centres in Saint Lucia were treated to a day of fun and excitement at The Prime Minister’s Official Residence on Thursday December 08th 2016. Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet was elated to spend some time with the children at the annual Christmas Party in their honour. Donning a Santa’s hat, the Prime ...

Read More »

Micoud Primary student crowned 2016 Colgate National Dental Spelling Bee Champion

The second and third place winners respectively are Shane Narcisse of the St. Aloysious RC Boys Primary and Akeelah Henry of the Soufriere Primary school.

PRESS RELEASE – Another champion hails from the south of the island. Last year, the Colgate National Dental Spelling Bee Champion came from the Pierrot Combined School. In 2016, the champion is Mekella Popo, a petite Grade 3 student from the Micoud Primary School. “I feel elated today, happy and overwhelmed.” Mekella said. The Finals of the Competition was held ...

Read More »

Security at schools discussed during NWU meeting with minister

blog-school-safety-copy

PRESS RELEASE – A delegation led by Tyrone Maynard and George Goddard Jr. President General and Secretary General of the National Workers Union (NWU) met with Hon. Gale Rigobert, Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development on Tuesday December 6, 2016. At the top of the Agenda was security at schools throughout the island. The NWU did express ...

Read More »

Young Choiseul entrepreneur making strides

unnamed-3

By Nyus Alfred If you were to mention the term ‘hustler’ to someone on an average day, I’d bet a cheese and ham sandwich that their initial thought would be that of all the negative connotations attached to the word. I mean I don’t really blame them because of the way the word has been thrown around to refer to everything ...

Read More »

CSME training for Saint Lucia’s secondary school teachers

school

PRESS RELEASE – Secondary school teachers from a cross-section of schools in Saint Lucia are poised to be better equipped and knowledgeable about the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is as a result of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat’s hosting of a two-day CSME training workshop from Tuesday, December 6 at 8:30 a.m. at Auberge Seraphine. Approximately thirty ...

Read More »

CSME training for Saint Lucia’s secondary school teachers

caricom_single_market_and_economy-csme-logo

PRESS RELEASE – Secondary school teachers from a cross-section of schools in Saint Lucia are poised to be better equipped and knowledgeable about the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is as a result of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat’s hosting of a two-day CSME training workshop from Tuesday, December 6 at 8:30 a.m. at Auberge Seraphine. Approximately thirty ...

Read More »

Dr. Rigobert congratulates Ajani Lebourne

Ajani Lebourne

PRESS RELEASE – Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development and Parliamentary Representative for Micoud North Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert has congratulated nineteen-year-old OMG Ajani Lebourne, on being named a recipient of the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme has recognised Ajani from among 60 young people from across the Commonwealth, for his work ...

Read More »

Commonwealth winners to receive special award from Her Majesty The Queen

nnyhg1ee_400x400

PRESS RELEASE – The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme is today delighted to reveal that 60 young people from across the Commonwealth, have been selected to receive a prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The Queen’s Young Leaders Awards recognise and celebrate exceptional young people aged 18 to 29 in the Commonwealth who are driving change within their communities and transforming people’s ...

Read More »

All schools reopen today

school-300x261

The Ministry of Education advises the public that all schools will reopen today, Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The ministry has been advised  by the Saint Lucia Meteorological Office that the bulk of the inclement weather which forced schools to remain closed yesterday has passed. The Meteorological Office has however said that showers and cloudy weather will continue today, Persons are asked ...

Read More »

UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia public lecture cancelled

uwi-st-lucia-opencampus

PRESS RELEASE – A public lecture that was planned for today Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the  University of the West Indies Open Campus Saint Lucia on “The Evolving Culture and Identity of Taiwan” has been cancelled. The university said the lecture has been cancelled due to the inclement weather and closure of schools by the Ministry of Education. The lecture ...

Read More »

SALCC to hold two graduation ceremonies

salcc_building

PRESS RELEASE – Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, announces that its 30th Annual Graduation Exercise will be held on Sunday December 4 th, 2016 at the Johnson’s Centre at Reduit, and will for the first time comprise two ceremonies. The first ceremony, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will see graduands from the Divisions of Teacher Education and Educational Administration ...

Read More »

Schools remain closed today due to inclement weather

schools-closed

PRESS RELEASE – The Ministry of Education has advised that all schools will remain closed today Tuesday 29th November 2016 due to the inclement weather. This also includes the closure of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College. Saint Lucia is currently experiencing inclement weather brought by an upper level trough that is producing showers and thunderstorms over the Lesser Antilles. ...

Read More »

Region tackles problems in mathematics education

math-021215-4

PRESS RELEASE – Steps are being taken to solve the problem of Mathematics education in the Caribbean region. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) recently hosted a two-day workshop in Barbados for Mathematics education stakeholders, across the Caribbean region. Mathematics specialists and lecturers from the various universities and teachers’ colleges from Belize, Jamaica, the OECS as well as Trinidad, Guyana and ...

Read More »

Denys Springer to deliver UWI Open Campus lecture

Denys Springer

PRESS RELEASE – The UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia will on Tuesday 29th November 2016 host a public lecture entitled “The Evolving Culture and Identity of China and Taiwan”, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia Republic of China (Taiwan) Alumni Association. The lecture will be delivered by well-known political ...

Read More »