Thanks to a joint initiative, The Bahamas is opening the region’s first pre-school classroom specially equipped to meet the needs of children with autism.
The Department of Social Services has been swindled by a back-to-school scam, with fraudsters pretending to be in need, then selling government vouchers and pocketing cash.
Newly appointed public school teachers learned of the Government’s vision to transform the educational system through innovative and cutting edge initiatives and strategies.
The outstanding achievements of 20 students have earned them scholarships to institutions abroad.
The Agricultural Program, having been in existence for over 10 years, is soaring to new heights through perseverance, and through contributions from community-minded donors.
The 2012 Government of The Bahamas National Scholarship Programme has been modified in order to reflect national goals. Of more than 1600 persons who applied, only about 350 received scholarships.
Through a scholarship programme sponsored by the People’s Republic of China nine Bahamians have been given the opportunity to study in a country vastly different from their own and learn another language.
According to data from the Ministry of Education, almost half of Bahamian students don’t qualify for diplomas and even more are entering the workforce without any skills.
Each year we inject into our system functionally illiterate students.. what would happen if we simply refused to graduate students unless and until they passed their courses?