October 19, 2018

International Literacy Day is this Saturday, September 8th

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2018 International Literacy Day Message From: Marilyn Conolly, Executive Director, LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone), Cayman Islands’ Literacy Charity As a community, we see the impact of illiteracy every day affecting children in our school system, or with adults seeking employment. Illiteracy is a hidden shame that many children and adults carry privately, unable to […]

Astroturf: Cayman Islands’ Edna M. Moyle Primary School

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The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands as well as the Department of Education Services collaborates with a range of stakeholders to help ensure that all government schools are provided with the necessary resources within the approved budget. In reference to the Astroturf purchased by a donor for the Edna M. Moyle Primary […]

Registration for Cayman Islands’ Government schools now open

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The Department of Education Services (DES) would like the public to know that registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to Government schools for the 2018/2019 school year will be open on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and close on Friday, 29 June 2018. Registration for Government Reception classes is open for qualifying children aged 4 […]

Registration for Cayman Islands Government Schools now open

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The Department of Education Services (DES) would like the public to know that registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to Government schools for the 2018/2019 school year will be open on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and close on Friday, 29 June 2018. Registration for Government Reception classes is open for qualifying children aged 4 […]

Cayman Islands: 2018 Inter-Secondary Track & Field Meet

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The Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services, in partnership with the Department of Sports, are excited to host the 2018 Inter-Secondary Track & Field Meet at the Truman Bodden Sports Centre (TBSC) on 1-2 March.  This annual event will feature participants from nearly every secondary school in the Cayman Islands.  For the […]

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 […]