education

Education in the Caribbean

 By Nancy GeorgeOp-Ed Contributor The very good news for Caribbean education is that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) has agreed that 2016 is the time to craft a Regional Strategic Action Plan that presents …

Op-Ed: Education in Haiti

 “Let’s raise a new generation of Haitians that is scientifically and technologically literate.” By Eric Rolex JosephOp-Ed Contributor Education is the best way for a country to reduce poverty, become competitive on the international stage and strengthen democracy and good …

Why Sandals and Guy Harvey Are Teaming Up

 A new program in Caribbean schools By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Sandals Foundation, the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, and CARIBSAVE (INSTASAVE Caribbean) have teamed up to launch an initiative called the Save Our Seas Program in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The …

LATEST NEWS

 By Guy BrittonCJ Contributor SAN JUAN — Tourism: it’s the largest single economic driver in the Caribbean, and promoting its continued development remains one of the most crucial objectives for the wider region. That’s why the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism …

 Above: students in Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will be receiving a $24 million donation from the Inter-American Development Bank, following approval this week. The funding will target the expansion of access to education; it is …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Chile’s Ambassador to Barbados, Fernando Schmidt Ariztía recently held talks with Barbados Foreign Minister Maxine McClean. The talks focused on the conclusion of an air services agreement and the importance of …

 By Ryan PetersonOp-Ed Contributor It is no secret that sustainable tourism is imperative to the wealth and wellness of Caribbean island economies. From ‘green’ to ‘eco’, ‘small’ to ‘slow’, ‘responsible’ to ‘resilient’, there is no shortage of ideas nor insights …

 Above: Belmopan By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize will soon be the recipient of a $10 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. The latest loan approved by the IDB this week is designed to support Belize’s efforts to improve …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Nassau By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Bahamas has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft on education technology. The Microsoft Partners in Learning Education Transformation Agreement is a “significant milestone” in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff If Haiti wants to become an emerging economy by 2030, it will need to focus on education, particularly in areas like math and science. That’s the driving force behind the Haitian Bioscience Initiative, which looks …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will be receiving a $13.4 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank. The loan will help support Antigua’s efforts in the area of secondary education, as the country …

 Above: the meeting in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Education, Youth, Sports and Gender Affairs Minister Dr Jacqui Quinn-Leandro held talks this week with Chinese Ambassador to Antigua Ren Gongping to discuss ways the Chinese government can assist …

 Above: Rabat By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is sending a delegation to Morocco beginning June 30 to discuss cooperation on education between the two countries. Education Minister Anthony Boatswain will lead the delegation, which will include senior human resource …

 Above: Santiago By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia and Chile say they are making a commitment to strengthening bilateral ties. Last week, St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy accepted the credentials of Chile’s new Ambassador to the country, …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony continued his visit to Cuba this week, holding talks on issues such as sports and education. Anthony led a St Lucian delegation on a visit to …

 By Ilio DurandisCJ Contributor THE STRUGGLE to reform the educational system in Haiti is nothing new; everything from using Creole to incorporating a practical approach to science, technology, math and the arts in every classroom have been a dream for …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bilateral trade between Mexico and Haiti stood at $61.7 million last year, a number Haiti President Michel Martelly and Mexico President …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning the distribution of “thousands” of tablet computers to students and teachers in the country as part of a new pilot project. The distribution, called the “Schools Tablet Computer …