November 15, 2019

Canada further strengthens its support for the Caribbean Region

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From pm.gc.ca Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hosted a roundtable discussion with leaders from Caribbean nations as part of his participation in the Summit of the Americas. He announced during the event that Canada would provide over $30 million toward Caribbean reconstruction and climate resilience efforts for 2017-2022, of which $25 million will be in addition […]

How Jamaican David Martin became an Animation Evangelist

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By Kimron Corion From Huffington Post Today on “How They Did It” I speak to David Martin, the Jamaican born Animation Evangelist currently leading the charge where digital animation in the Caribbean is concerned. Tell me a little about who you are: My name is David Martin, 38 years old. Jamaican born grew up in […]

The Progressives: OUR PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT In The Cayman Islands

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THE BEST EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL OUR CHILDREN Education outcomes have improved in recent years. But there is more work to be done. There are still too many students who leave high school ill-prepared to successfully enter the work force or move on to tertiary education. The Progressives led Government faced the problems of our […]

Montego Bay to host third Caribbean TVET Conference

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By Latonya Linton From JIS Story Highlights: The Third International Conference on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the Caribbean will be held from May 10 to 12 at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa in Montego Bay, St. James. In his remarks, Conference Chairman, Professor Halden Morris, said the primary objective of […]

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 […]

The Rubik’s cube of the Caribbean public education system

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From Antigua Observer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 21, CMC – The very good news for Caribbean education is that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) has agreed that 2016 is the time to craft a Regional Strategic Action Plan that presents a harmonised approach to educational reform in CARICOM. The Human […]

CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness to be launched

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From SKNVibes September 17, 2014 – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Association of National Training Agencies (CANTA) will formally launch the CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Hilton Hotel, Trinidad and Tobago. With funding from the Government of Canada, the Strategy was […]