More than 150 Specialist Math Teachers to Graduate in June

first_img More than 400 mathematics education scholarships were awarded to potential teachers between 2015 and 2018 at a cost of more than $600 million. They are the first cohort to benefit under the Government’s drive to increase the number of secondary level mathematics teachers trained locally. Story Highlights Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says that more than 150 specialist mathematics teachers will be deployed to the secondary education system following the completion of training and graduation in June. Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says that more than 150 specialist mathematics teachers will be deployed to the secondary education system following the completion of training and graduation in June.They are the first cohort to benefit under the Government’s drive to increase the number of secondary level mathematics teachers trained locally.More than 400 mathematics education scholarships were awarded to potential teachers between 2015 and 2018 at a cost of more than $600 million.Senator Reid said that the Ministry will continue to sustain the programme.He noted that the bonding period has been increased from three years to five years to ensure that those who benefit from the scholarships can give back to the country and assist in transforming the education sector.“We will ensure in terms of policy that these areas that the country feel is of great interest and need for us, we will dedicate the resources and provide full scholarships (for training in) these areas in return for a guaranteed minimum of five years service back to the system,” he added.The Minister was speaking at the launch of the Mico International Mathematics Summit at the institution’s premises on Marescaux Road in St. Andrew on January 30.Turning to other matters, Senator Reid said that “significant resources, which can support lesson planning and delivery” have been developed and made available to teachers through the Ministry’s website and the newly launched Primary Exit Profile (PEP) website.“The PEP website has (received) over 260,000 hits and growing,” he said.PEP replaces the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) as the national secondary school placement test.The main objective of PEP is to enhance the academic and critical thinking capabilities and creativity of students by the end of primary level education.The Mico University College is collaborating with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to host the inaugural International Mathematics Summit from March 25-27 under the theme: ‘Mathematics for Economic Growth and Job Creation’.The summit, which will be integrated into the Ministry’s National Mathematics Week, will provide a forum for exploring, analysing and consolidating international best practices in the teaching of mathematics.last_img read more

National Youth Forum Talks About Bullying

first_img Related Items:alicia malcolm, claudel seymour, desiree adams, grand turk, jasmine parker, jerome caley, kevin mccartney, maqueita carter, national youth forum hj robinson high school Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 13 Nov 2014 – Bullying the topic today at HJ Robinson High School in Grand Turk as a National Youth Forum got underway and involved the students of that government run institution. Youth Director, Jasmine Parker told Magnetic Media: Among the issues these teenagers will confront as they join in what is now a global conversation, is understanding to what magnitude the various dynamics of bullying are affecting the student population; They will weigh in on exploring ways to tackle the problem of bullying in school, and the students will help these leaders to explore how to review aspects of schools’ social and civic objectives and the cultural and leadership efforts in order to combat bullying. There is no statistical data in the Turks and Caicos on how prevalent bullying is… but the problem does exist according to young people we have spoken to over the years. On that panel at HJ Robinson: Dr. Alicia Malcolm; Desiree Adams; Maqueita Carter; Kevin McCartney; Inspector Jerome Caley and Claudel Seymour the HJ Guidance Counselor. Bottom line is children and youth will be empowered to actively intervene to prevent and stop bullying. Recommended for you Minister of Works puts government buildings reconstruction post hurricanes at $8.6m Cruise figures forecast to drop, says Tourism Director Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp RBC Team off to Grand Turk with EZ Paylast_img read more

5th annual pet donation drive

first_img KUSI Newsroom, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI)- This weekend, a California assembly member is giving people an opportunity to bring home a furry friend for Christmas.Assembly member Brian Maienschein is partnering with the ASPCA and holding a pet donation drive. This is the fifth annual drive. Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: December 7, 2018 December 7, 2018 5th annual pet donation drive KUSI Newsroom last_img read more