August 6, 2020

The Editor Speaks: School uniforms and much more

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I am all for school uniforms and support the government’s initiative in introducing a new strict national dress code. However, hasn’t it gone too far? Under the title of Take Pride in Your Stride’ this is what the Ministry of Education, in consultation with the Education Council, have implemented: Uniforms should be properly fitting. Skirts […]

New two-year inspection cycle for Cayman Islands educational institutions

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In consultation with the Education Council, the Minister for Education and the Office of Education Standards (under the Portfolio of the Civil Service) has made the decision to change the regularity of inspections of educational institutions from every four years to every two years. This is in an effort to work effectively to ensure that […]

Cayman Islands: ‘Successful schools and achieving students’ set standards

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From The Cayman Islands Office of Educational Standard The Office of Educational Standards’ framework document: ‘Successful Schools and Achieving Students’ is complete and ready to be implemented for the 2018-19 school year. This framework prescribes the standards of excellence applicable to both private and public schools within the Cayman Islands. The new framework was developed […]

Cayman Islands government announce applications open for medical specialization scholarships

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The Ministry of Education and the Health Services Authority are pleased to announce that the scholarship application process for the doctors’ specialisation program is now open and will run through January 31, 2016. As was recently announced in the media, the Seafarer’s Association is funding two doctors to obtain specialty training overseas for four years. […]

Finance CEO announced for Cayman Islands

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Cayman Finance has announced the appointment of Mr Jude Scott as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Scott has led a highly distinguished career within the financial services industry of over 25 years and his appointment will be well received by the industry. Cayman Finance Chairman Mr Ian Wight confirmed the organisation – which represents […]