April 24, 2019

Cayman Islands Ministry of Health re-tenders contract for construction of Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facility

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The Ministry of Health last week published a request for tenders on the Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facility (LTRMHF) project. In order to encourage small and medium sized contractors to submit bids, the Ministry divided the project into five packages which are outlined below: Tender Package 1 : Enabling Works (Site preparation with site services) […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Education local scholarships application process now open

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The Ministry of Education’s local scholarships application process is now open and eligible Caymanian students and adults are invited to apply until the deadline of 30 April 2019. Funding is available for Year 12 students to pursue studies in A-level and BTEC Level 3 Extended for two years, and Year13 students to pursue studies in […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism addresses Cruise Ship/Cargo Port financing

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (14 February, 2019) At every significant milestone the Ministry of Tourism has kept the public informed and updated on the latest developments regarding the cruise berthing facility project, including the financing aspects of the project. On 30th November, 2018, the Premier formally announced to the public that two cruise lines had […]

Statement – Cayman Islands Chief Fire Officer remuneration in keeping with Ministry Policy/ Acting Chief named

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From the Cayman Islands Ministry of Home Affairs A pay-out to staff across several departments in the Ministry in early 2018 was made in keeping with established HR policy to reduce the amount of accrued annual leave and comp time carried forward into a new budget year by its personnel. With the approval of the […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Education strengthening relationship with University of West Indies

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From the Cayman Islands Education Ministry Minister for Education, Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly and officials from the Ministry recently met with Mrs. Andrea McNish, Chief Financial Officer of the University of West Indies (UWI), to continue discussions about the funding of the Cayman Islands Open Campus site and how UWI can support the Ministry’s vision for […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism addresses Auditor Generals Report

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Project governance has improved and the governance arrangements and roles and responsibilities are in line with the new Major Projects Office (MPO) governance framework. George Town, Cayman Islands (21 January, 2019) The Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport acknowledge the Auditor General’s report assessing the progress of the ORIA Terminal Redevelopment Project in relation […]

Cayman Islands Ministry announces new phase of consultations

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■ Ministry of Community Affairs reports on next phase in its evaluation of financial assistance operations ■ Public input to be sought GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs is pleased to announce its next review phase by launching a series of consultations, with private citizens and not-for profit-organisations, to further improve services and […]

Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Education’s Tribute to Joanna Clarke

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From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education The contribution that Ms. Joanna Clarke made to education in the Cayman Islands is immeasurable, her impact on the lives of thousands of students indelible. As an educator, a colleague, a citizen, a friend, she set a standard to which we all should aspire.  We are all better for […]

Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Education Remember Mrs. Penny McDowall

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From Cayman Island Education Department “Penny embodied the qualities of a successful special needs educator – patience, acceptance, organisation, intuition, creativity, and a fun personality.  These attributes are what drew her students to her and endeared her to everyone who had the opportunity to meet her or work alongside her.  Her passionate advocacy for the […]

Cayman Islands Ministry update on High Schools improvement work

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – Following the initial Office of Education Standards (OES) report on its 2018 inspections of Clifton Hunter, John Gray and Layman E. Scott High Schools the Education Ministry, Education Department and staff of the Government schools immediately began work to incorporate a response to the OES findings into the continuous work of strategic […]