December 13, 2018

Cayman Islands National Youth Forum canvasses youth insights on social media

Approximately 130 people attended the Cayman Islands Youth Assembly (CIYA) National Youth Forum on “Social Media & Youth”, on Friday, 30 November 2018. Organised through the Ministry of Education, Sports, Youth, Culture and Lands’ Youth Services Unit, it was the CIYA’s third forum since 2008. Participants including Ministry staff, youth group members, church youth leaders, […]

UK: Teachers biased against black pupils and white boys from underprivileged backgrounds, report says

By Eleanor Busby From Independent UK Biases affect setting, teacher assessment outcomes, and disciplinary measures in schools, report concludes Teachers in London are biased against black Caribbean and white boys from poorer backgrounds, new research suggests.  Education think tank LKMco is calling for urgent steps to be taken to tackle the impact of social inequality on the […]

Cayman Islands: 2018 CUC PFL Finals and Third-Place Review

Prep and George Town Primary win double championships It was a pulsating conclusion to the 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) seasons this past Saturday, December 8 at the Annex Field, as Cayman Prep and George Town Primary walked away with double championships. With six of the nine […]

Cayman Islands National Youth Forum canvasses youth insights on social media

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Approximately 130 people attended the Cayman Islands Youth Assembly (CIYA) National Youth Forum on “Social Media & Youth”, on Friday, 30 November 2018. Organised through the Ministry of Education, Sports, Youth, Culture and Lands’ Youth Services Unit, it was the CIYA’s third forum since 2008. Participants including Ministry staff, youth group members, […]

Cayman Islands: Mourant gives back

Leading global offshore law and governance services firm, Mourant, has once again swapped office chairs for charity work during its annual Away Day.  More than 60 Mourant people volunteered their time to three deserving charities; with teams assisting Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the National Trust, the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and a […]

OECS / CXC-NotesMaster Montserrat Program Launched 26-27 November

Friday, December 7, 2018 — The OECS-CXC-NotesMaster MOE Montserrat program was launched 26-27 November.  The program has goals of introducing primary level teachers to new e-Learning technologies and increasing the repository of high quality learning resources available to stakeholders across the OECS, freely accessible anytime and anywhere, across all platforms.  The output from this programme will be accessible […]

Cayman Islands Academy Sports Club hires full-time youth footballl coach.

Long established as having the premier youth football programme in the Cayman Islands, Academy Sports Club is taking its dedication to developing the next generation of footballers to new heights with the hiring of its first full-time professional coach. Ben Pugh has got to work quickly as Academy’s Youth Coach, overseeing all technical aspects club’s […]

Cayman Islands Rotary’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration was a huge delight

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman’s 53rd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration took place last Monday (3) in Heroes Square, George Town. It was one of the biggest crowds I have ever witnessed at this event and I have been to the last 36! I well remember the ‘bent’ Christmas tree that stood majestically before Heroes […]

Cayman Islands: 2018 CUC PFL/GPFL Playoffs – Review of the Semifinals

Semifinals Review CUC PFL and GPFL finals set for this weekend The 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) semifinals concluded this past Saturday, December 1 at the Annex Field in the Under 9 and Under 11 Champions and Consolation Cups. The six finals and two third-place games are […]

Guyana: 9-month-old baby dumped outside of police station

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian A police rank, Constable 21282 Kevin Morgan, was shocked to discover a baby boy, later understood to be just 9 months old, resting on the ground in front of the Baramita station where he worked, in the wee hours of yesterday morning. Sensing that the child was abandoned, the […]