On October 2, 2014, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF), the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), and the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas’ Department of Education’s Guidance and Counseling Unit launched a series of experiential learning initiatives designed to familiarize youths with the country’s laws, develop an appreciation of the legal process, encourage responsible political participation, develop moral and ethical values, and develop analytical skills.
The Delta Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Sigma) officially adopted Oakes Field Primary school and agreed to assist with school’s traditional and culturally-fused programs in an effort to develop balanced youth in The Bahamas.
Nineteen young people who participated in the Summer Fun in The Kitchen, 2014 Lil’ Chefs’ Shack Programme received a surprise visit on the final day of the programme.
The Bahamas Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST), the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) and The College of The Bahamas’ Culinary & Hospitality Management Institute (CHMI) hosted the 11th Annual Educators’ Industry Internship Programme this summer.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) has awarded US$50,000 in scholarships to 10 Bahamian students pursuing a higher education or professional development in hospitality and tourism after receiving more than 60 applications.
If Justin Knowles and Lauren Russell were told a year ago that they would land a prestigious internship at one of the fastest growing private banking institution in The Bahamas, they would have been astounded and overjoyed at being presented with such an opportunity.
On Thursday, August 7, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Lisa Johnson discussed business entrepreneurship with members of the Andros Youth Outreach Program and formally donated a collection of 110 books to the Central Andros District Council Office Resource Center.
“Pants can help you float” – one of the safety tips Joshua Storr and thirty-nine other campers learned at BREEF’s eighth annual “Sea Camp” at Gerace Research Center in San Salvador held from July 21-25.
The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) and the Professional Industry Associations have initiated planning for the annual Financial Services Student of the Year programme.