July 25, 2021

Cayman: Montessori By The Sea rated Excellent by the OES

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Montessori By The Sea is the first school offering both early years and primary education (Toddler – Grade 6) to attain a rating of “Excellent” from the Office of Education Standards in the Cayman islands. MBTS earned the highest possible rating of “Excellent” not only for the overall quality of its educational provision, but in […]

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 […]

OES publishes Cayman Islands Government High Schools Summary Report

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – The Office of Education Standards (OES) summary of the 2018 schools inspection reports for Clifton Hunter, John Gray and Layman E. Scott High Schools is now available online at http://bit.ly/SSRDEC2018 Full inspections reports for the Government high schools were published in October 2018 and inspectors noted some improvement since the last round of […]

Cayman Islands: OES trains local inspectors

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The Office of Education Standards (OES) in conjunction with Cambridge Education Trust, UK conducted a two day training for Associate Inspectors at the George Town Public Library. Eight local education professionals including senior educators, primary and high school principals, a Senior School Improvement Officer and the Head of the Cayman Youth Service Department participated in […]

The Editor Speaks: A GOOD survey. Not a BAD survey.

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We have published today a Press Release that carries the headline: “Cayman Islands Schools Survey: “Students are satisfied with their school”’. Excellent. This is a quite different outcome from what I was expecting. The consensus feeling I was getting from the poor examination results would have produced quite a different result. “Over 600 Year 5 […]

Cayman Islands Schools Survey: “Students are satisfied with their school”

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Over 600 Year 5 and 6 students in the Cayman Islands Government Primary School system say they are satisfied with the quality of education provided at their school, according to recent surveys conducted by the Office of Education Standards (OES). In total, 502 parents, 189 staff (both teaching and non-teaching) and 603 students completed the […]

The Editor speaks: Ideas for successful schools

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The Office of Education Standards (OES) is actively seeking input from the general public on the new inspection framework, “Successful Schools and Achieving Students”, by holding district meetings and conducting social media polls via the Cayman Islands Government Facebook page. See iNews Cayman story published today “Ideas sought for creating successful Cayman Islands schools”. “The […]