January 24, 2020

Cayman Islands Port Authority boosts technology in High Schools

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John Gray High School (JGHS) and the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) are getting a technology boost courtesy of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands. The equipment received includes a donation of 20 LCD Monitors used and 5 Desktop computers. This equipment will be shared between the two schools and will be put […]

Dress for a cause

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Dress for a cause International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Cayman Islands This year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) brought festive cheer to the Government Administration Building last Friday (2 December 2016). Following the traditional photo call of supporters, once inside Lighthouse School students helped dress the Christmas tree and sang a […]

McAlpine selected to complete Cayman Islands John Gray High School gymnasium

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Local contractor McAlpine Ltd. has been awarded the contract to complete the gymnasium on the new John Gray High School site. McAlpine was one of four companies that participated in the procurement process which took place over a three-month period. The gym represents the first phase of the school’s construction […]

New Chief Officer appointed to Cayman Islands Civil Service

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Deputy Governor, the Hon. Franz Manderson has appointed Christen Suckoo as the Chief Officer, Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. He took up his position on the 1st October 2015. The appointment took place after an open recruitment process. The recruitment process was enhanced by an assessment centre approach where the candidate was subjected to two […]

The Editor Speaks: Cayman Islands teachers get a very low grade. But is it all due to them?

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It is staggering for me to read the reports on our education system that despite significant progress in schools over the last few years most Caymanian schools would be in ‘special measures’ if they were in the United Kingdom! So what would they have been categorized before this “significant progress”? Whenever we get these reports […]