December 17, 2017

Reading recovery

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Reading Recovery Launches in Government Primary Schools With sponsorship from Rotary Sunrise, the Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services are proud to announce the launch of Reading Recovery, an internationally recognised and highly effective short-term literacy intervention for selected Year 2 students. In early September, twelve teachers began the year-long intensive training […]

Statement from the Ministry of Education on Cayman Islands Examinations Results in 2016

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From The Cayman Islands Ministry of Education The National Education Data report 2016 was published on the Ministry of Education’s website (www.education.gov.ky) on April 24th, 2017. This information was shared at the 2016 Annual Teachers Welcome and was previously reported on by media.  It should also be noted that School Leaders report student progress to […]

Butterfield : Cayman Islands Young Musician of the Year Finalists

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(Grand Cayman – 13 March 2017) The finalists for the annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year award met for an informal luncheon hosted at Butterfield Place, 12 Albert Panton Street George Town on Monday, 6 March 2017. Now in its 10th year, the Butterfield Young Musician of the Year award showcases the extraordinary young, […]

Senior Cayman Islands’ education positions confirmed

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Education is pleased to announce that Ms. Lyneth Monteith has been officially appointed Director of the Department of Education Services and Ms. Cetonya Cacho has been officially appointed Deputy Chief Officer (Education Policy and Planning) in the Ministry of Education after undergoing a successful recruitment process. Ms. […]

Media Statement on Cayman Islands National Training Council

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When this administration came to office there had been public concerns expressed about government policy on unemployment and about the adequacy of the existing government structures to respond to the needs of unemployed Caymanians as well as the needs of the business community for suitably qualified labour. Various steps were taken and initiatives implemented to […]

Cayman Islands young musicians to compete for annual award  

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(Grand Cayman – 14 April 2016) This year’s finalists for the Butterfield Young Musician of the Year award celebrated with a luncheon hosted at Butterfield Place, 12 Albert Panton Street George Town on Tuesday, 12 April 2016. A feature of the programme of the National Children’s Festival of the Arts for the past nine years, […]

Registration for Cayman Islands government schools now open

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The registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to, government schools for the 2016/2017 school year will open on Tuesday 29th March, 2016 and registration will close on Friday 24th June, 2016. Registration for Government Reception is open for qualifying children aged 4 Years 0 months before 1st September 2016. That means a child born […]

Registration for Cayman Islands Government Schools now open

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From Cayman Islands Department of Education Services The registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to, government schools for the 2016/2017 school year will open on Tuesday 29th March, 2016 and registration will close on Friday 24th June, 2016. Registration for Government Reception is open for qualifying children aged 4 Years 0 months before 1st […]

UPDATED: Thorough cleaning to take place at Cayman Islands primary school

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UPDATE: Sep 4 2015 Red Bay Primary School Students Return to School On Thursday September 3rd and Friday September 4th 2015, the majority of the approximately 100 students and teachers that took ill at Red Bay Primary School on Wednesday, returned to classes. In addition to the cleaning that was carried out at the school […]

Speeches to open the Cayman Islands Annual Education Professionals’ Welcome

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Annual Education Professionals’ Welcome – 2015/16 Academic Year Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs Introduction I would like to start by thanking the dedicated, hardworking teachers for their commitment to the children of the Cayman Islands, and to the invaluable service you provide to this country. We all know that the […]