May 28, 2020

Join me for an artistic Zoom meeting

I’M NOT JUST A MYSTERIOUS FACE . . . You may know that, in addition to my murder mystery business, I amalso an artist specializing in monoprints and collagraphs. That’s whyI’m understandably gratified that the Cedarburg Art Museum will behosting me online for a “socially distanced” interview via Zoom.  It’s scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, May […]

We are making books accessible to OECS Early Grade Readers!

By Sisera Simon OECS/USAID Early Learners Program (ELP) Monday, May 25, 2020 — The OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP), Hands Across the Sea (Hands) and OECS educators have joined hands to supply books to early grade students. Many families do not have access to devices and internet at home and have difficulty in providing content for […]

Glenn Jackson [proposed screenplay]

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green, 21/05/2020 I am writing a screenplay about the death, and alleged assassination of Glenn Jackson, one of the main features in the play will be the wrongful arrest and trial of Francis Williams. I believe Mr. Williams was used to keep the hounds from getting a real whiff of the actual […]

The voices of OECS Early Grade Readers: A motivation for others!

From OECS/USAID Early Learners Program (ELP) Monday, May 18, 2020 — The OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) team has received over 20 videos from early grade students across the OECS Member States of Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. While at home with […]

Saint Lucia kicks off Reading Month with Radio programme for students

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS Wednesday, May 6, 2020 — Saint Lucia celebrates Reading Month under the theme: “Readers as Independent Learners and Critical Thinkers.”  Despite movement restrictions as a result of COVID-19, the Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development of the Government of […]

Announcement of Winners: Inaugural CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) Regional Secondary School Essay Writing Competition 2019-2020

By Justice Christopher Blackman CARICOM Competition Commission Monday, May 4, 2020 — The CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) is pleased to announce the winners of its Inaugural Regional Secondary School Essay Competition, which concluded on 31st March 2020. The competition was a key component of the advocacy drive by the CCC to foster a competition and consumer […]

Nevis Teacher reads bedtime stories to grade two students using mobile phone!

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS Thursday, April 30, 2020 — As early grade teachers across the OECS find ways to connect and support their students – one teacher in Nevis has actively decided to ensure that her students can hear her voice on evenings. Ms. Kimoy Sweeney […]

Cayman: Update on COVID 19 for Friday, 17 April 2020 – All new tests negative

12 new tests were all negative. ·        Flights from Miami arrived successfully. Flights to Nicaragua are cancelled due to the Nicaraguan Government closing their borders and not allowing the Cayman Airways flights. ·        New CTMH Doctors Hospital testing lab is approved by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Grand Cayman (GIS) – Cayman Islands’ leaders noted with cautious […]

Read Alouds’ for early grade students in the OECS while schools are closed!

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS OECS/USAID Early Learners Program (ELP) Media Release Thursday, April 16, 2020 — As parents and caretakers across the OECS grapple with home schooling and managing young students while at home, the OECS Member States have been working to ensure that instructive reading […]

Cayman: UCCI Professor Dr. J.D Mosley-Matchett wins IACBE-Peregrine Leadership Best Paper Award

University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) is honored to announce that professor Dr. J.D Mosley-Matchett recently won the IACBE – Peregrine Leadership Best Paper Award for 2020 at the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) Virtual Conference on 2 April 2020. Dr. Mosely-Matchett was recognized by the conference for her paper “Meeting the […]