Schools, Colleges & Universities

University of Belize and RET International Launch Anti-Human Trafficking Course

The University of Belize and RET International have partnered up to launch a new anti-human
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PM Briceno Speaks on Jamie Lee Usher’s Firing from BHS

Prime Minister John Briceno says the publicity placed on the termination of the principal of
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Over 30,000 Students Participate in “I Love My Catholic School”

Over 30,000 students around the country paraded under the theme “I love my catholic school”.
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NFSS Engages Southern Belize Students in Forensic Science Outreach

Personnel from the National Forensic Science Service (NFSS) were in southern Belize today as a
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Jamie Lee Usher Seeking Legal Options Following Her Termination from

The administration at the Belize High School has refused to comment on the recent termination
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National Healthy Start Eating Program well underway

The National Healthy Start eating program by the Ministry of Education, Culture, science, and technology
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Government Plans to Fully Fund Salaries for Grant-Aided School Staff

In December, Minister of Education, Culture Science and Technology, Francis Fonseca announced in the House
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Jamie Usher Comments on Termination from Belize High School

Jamie Usher has commented on the issue of her termination from Belize High School.  Her
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Belize City Teachers Attend Sensitization Session on Educational Regulations Revision

Over 1,000 teachers from Belize City gathered at the civic center for a sensitization session
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Senate Discusses Amendments to Educational Bill

In yesterday’s Senate sitting, the amendments to the Educational and Training Bill was ventilated with
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Ministry of Education Declares No-School Day for Municipal Elections

The Ministry of Education has officially announced that Wednesday, March 6 will be a no-school
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Ministry of Health hosts Health Expo in Belize City

The plan to control the sugar intake of students in primary and secondary school is
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Galen University’s Criminal Justice Club Calls for Increased Police Patrols

Galen University’s Criminal Justice Club is calling for increased police patrols to safeguard commuting students
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Ministry of Health Prepares Expo on Sugary Drink Ban

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is preparing to hold a health and nutrition expo
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Education Reform Bill Advances Despite Concerns Over Resource Allocation

Reform in the education sector was a major topic of discussion at Friday’s meeting of
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Minister of State in Education Ministry Confident ITVET Salary Situation

Several instructors at the Belize City ITVET are furious because they have not been paid
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Annual March Fiesta in Limbo: Political Motives or Maintenance Issues?

Residents of Chan Pine Ridge Village, Orange Walk are up in arms over the uncertainty
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Three Young Belizeans to benefit from free higher education courtesy

Three young Belizeans will be able to achieve free higher education, thanks to a partnership
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MOHW investigates suspected case of meningitis

Health officials say that there is no recent confirmation of a diagnosis of bacterial meningitis. 
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Unpaid School Fees Lead to Removal of Students from Orange

As many as twenty students have reportedly been sent home from the Orange Walk ITVET
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Galen University and Wesley Junior College Agreement Expands Access to

Graduates of Wesley Junior College in Belize City will now have greater access to higher
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University of Belize Shines with Twenty-One Medals at ATLIB National

The University of Belize earned twenty-one medals, including nine gold medals at the ATLIB National
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Stann Creek Teachers Receive Education Regulations Training

Teachers in the Stann Creek District are being sensitized of the rules and regulations for
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Ministry of Education Partners with University of Belize for Sports

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology, has partnered with the University of Belize
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Pickstock Community Festival Showcases Local Vendors and Activities

Over 80 local vendors displayed their products at the Pickstock Community Festival on Saturday. The
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Ministry of Health and UB Collaborate to Certify Nurses in

Over seven thousand children are delivered in Belize’s hospitals every year, most of them delivered
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Ministry of Education Completes Chromebook Distribution: Thousands of Devices Given

The final distribution of chrome books by the Ministry of Education Culture Science and Technology
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Muffles College Excels in Caribbean STEM Olympiads: Wins Gold, Silver,

Students from Muffles College in Orange Walk are making regional headlines this week, after a
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Ministry of Education Continues Chromebook Distribution: Devices Donated by Republic

Over the weekend, the Ministry of Education continued its distribution of Chromebooks. The computers are
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Dr. Marcelino Avila Elected as Galen University’s New Chairman

Dr. Marcelino Avila was elected on Friday by Galen’s Board of Trustees as the university’s
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National Bank of Belize and Community Policing Unit Team Up

Students at United Evergreen Primary now have their cafeteria up and running thanks to the
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Nine Taiwanese Students Enroll at the University of Belize for

9 Taiwanese students have enrolled at the University of Belize to study English. The students
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Minister Fonseca Touts Success of Government’s Free Education Program

Minister of Education Francis Fonseca says the government’s free education program has produced significant results.
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Over a Hundred Laptops Donated to Sacred Heart Junior College

Over a hundred laptops were provided to the Administration of Sacred Heart Junior College in
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Belize Adventist Junior College Students Harvest Success with Over 6,000

Students at the Belize Adventist Junior College are harvesting the fruits of their labor. What
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Ecumenical High School in Dangriga Receives Generous Laptop Donation

Thirty laptops were donated to students at Ecumenical High School in Dangriga Town, Stann Creek
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Flowers Bank Resident Urges Action on School Bus Dilemma

A resident of Flowers Bank in Belize Rural North is calling on the area representative
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Galen University Appoints New President: Plans for Academic Excellence Unveiled

Galen University has shared several plans in place to further its goal of offering academic
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Galen University Welcomes Dr. Rene Villanueva as 5th President

Galen University has appointed its 5th President with effect from January 1, 2024.  Dr Rene
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PM Briceno Clarifies Statements, Denies Disrespect to Belize National Teachers

Prime Minister John Briceno says his statements on the Belize National Teachers were taken out
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Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith Elected Chairman of University of Belize

The University of Belize has elected Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith to serve as the new Chairman
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Visually Impaired Students Receive Specially Modified Chromebooks

Today was a historic day for 10 visually impaired students in Belize City who received
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Pallotti High School Business Expo: Students Showcase Products Despite Rain

For the fourth-form business students at Pallotti High School, the annual business expo is one
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Government Commits to Full Funding of Salaries and Allowances for

Grant-aided schools across the country will see the government paying full salaries, allowances and pension
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Expansion of Educational Support: Government Takes Over Allowances for Administrative

In addition to the salaries for teachers and non-teaching staff, the government is also taking
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Grant Aided Managing Authority Expresses Gratitude as Government Commits to

Shortly after Minister Fonseca’s announcement in the House, the Grant Aided Managing Authority of Schools
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Belize City Council Hosts Annual Youth Panel on Gender-Based Violence

The Belize City Council held its third annual youth panel on gender-based violence in Belize
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Authorities monitoring two cases of meningitis in Belmopan

Authorities are keeping a close eye on two cases of meningitis in Belmopan, involving two
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Is the BNTU contemplating a strike ?

There have been contradicting reports today about a decision to strike taken by the Belize
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“be MoRE” Campaign Launched to Boost Education Involvement Nationwide

The Ministry of Education, Culture Science and Technology (MOECST) in partnership with UNICEF launched a
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Itz’at STEAM Academy Receives Positive Feedback Three Months After Opening

It’s been just about three months that Belize’s first secondary school dedicated to STEAM education
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Minister of Education comments on BNTU concerns

The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) has issued a national invitation to its members to
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Tubal Trade and Vocational Institute Graduates Students from Youth Journey

Today, over forty students from Tubal Trade and Vocational Institute in Ladyville graduated from a
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ITVET Toledo Receives Donation for Students and Staff

Today, the students and staff of the Institute for Technical and Vocational Education and Training
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Ministry of Agriculture Unveils School Kitchen for Community Feeding Program

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security & Enterprise unveiled a school kitchen at Our Lady
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Minister of Youth says there is a need for Belizeans

Minister of Youth Rodwell Ferguson says there is a need to encourage Belizean students abroad
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Garifuna Settlement Day Preparations Continue with Annual Primary Schools Garifuna

As Garifuna Settlement Day draws near, cultural activities to highlight the 19 of November continue
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Belize to End Automatic Promotions in Schools, Focus on Competencies

Prime Minister John Briceno has announced that the Ministry of Education will be putting a
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Wesley College Students March to Kick Off Red Ribbon Week

It’s an event rooted in tradition, and today that tradition rang through as the students
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Thousands of Chromebooks Distributed to Belizean Schools by Taiwan

Some 165 primary and secondary schools have received Chromebooks from the Ministry of Education through
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Education Transformation in Dangriga Underway, says Dr. Louis Zabaneh

While Dangriga is undergoing the transformation into a premier tourist destination, Area Representative Dr. Louis
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NCFC invites everyone to celebrate World Childrens’ Day

It has been four days since 3-year-old, Amari Rodriguez was shot four times on Ambergris
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San Ignacio High School Receives All-Clear After Bomb Threat

An all-clear was issued just after midday today after a bomb threat was called into
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Safe School Zone Project Enhances Student Safety in Belize City

Students at Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary School on Coney Drive, Belize City, may be a
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Minister Kareem Musa Participates in Chromebook Distribution for Schools

Hon. Kareem Musa takes part in the Chromebook distribution. The republic of China (Taiwan) and
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Pallotti High School and Belize High School Recognized for Robotics

Pallotti High School and Belize High School were commended today during the House Meeting.  The
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Ministry of Education Adapts Teacher Training for Competency-Based Curriculum

The new competency-based curriculum implemented in schools by the Ministry of Education Culture Science and
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British High Commission Encourages Belizeans to Apply for Chevening Scholarships

The British High Commission was on The Morning Show today where they encouraged qualified Belizeans
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Saint John’s College Unveils State-of-the-Art STEAM Education Facility

Saint John’s College (SJC) now has a university with a brand-new ten-million-dollar building where STEAM
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Belize Government Increases Education Spending by Seven Million Dollars

The Briceno Administration has spent over eleven million dollars assisting students with education expenses. Over
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Itz’at STEAM Academy Receives Positive Feedback One Month After Launch

It’s been a month since Belize’s first secondary school dedicated to STEAM education opened its
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Ministry of Education to Upgrade Libraries and Stella Maris School

The Minister of Education has embarked on a project that will see major upgrades completed
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Youth Services Department Seeks New Director After Resignation Amid Academic

The Department of Youth Services (DYS) is without a leader after the organization’s former boss,
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Santa Elena Preschool to Undergo Repairs After Bat Infestation

Santa Elena Preschool in the Cayo District is about to undergo intense repairs after having
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NEXGEN Supports Education with Backpacks and Internet Scholarships Initiative

The cable and internet service provider, NEXGEN, is supporting education through an initiative to deliver
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Gwen Lizarraga High School Provides Care Package to Community Member

Gwen Lizarraga High School as part of their annual activities for National Service Day, put
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Muffles College Celebrates 70th Anniversary in Orange Walk

Muffles College in Orange Walk is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.  The educational institution
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Mount Carmel Primary School and BTNU Benque Branch Sit Out

Today, schools country-wide went out in full force to participate in the Children’s Rally parade,
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Ministry of Education Addresses Student’s Hair-Length Controversy

The minister also weighed in on an incident earlier this month surrounding a student who
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Pallotti High School Robotics Team Competes in Samsung Solve for

Pallotti High School’s Robotics Team (PHS ROTECH) needs your support to advance in the Samsung
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Teachers Union Branch Defies Independence Day Parade Schedule

The Benque Branch of the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) has decided to not take
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BTNU to Rebound After Former President’s Resignation, Says Education Minister

Minister of Education Francis Fonseca says that the Belize National Teachers Union will rebound after
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St. Ignatius High School Launches STEM Vocational Program

Twenty students from St. Ignatius High School in the Cayo District will now be able
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Ryan Kilgore Foundation and Peacework International Commit to Providing Instruments

Members of the Ryan Kilgore Foundation along with Peacework International recently concluded a visit to
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University of Belize Hosts Public Lecture on Rights and Reform

The University of Belize held a public lecture today as part of the events for
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Participate Learning Initiative Offers Teaching Opportunities in the US for

The Participate Learning initiative, which gives Belizean teachers the opportunity to teach at schools in
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Belizean Students Return to Competency-Based Learning

Hundreds of students returned to the classroom on Monday morning and will be taught using
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Government’s Free Education Initiative Boosts High School Enrollment in Belize

High school enrollment has improved tremendously in Belize City thanks to the government’s free education
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Belize City Council’s Diverse Initiatives: Mayor Highlights Multifaceted Approach

While the Belize City Council mandate surrounds mainly infrastructural works, Mayor Bernard Wagner has been
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Belize City Council Supports Education: Donates Supplies to Inner-City Schools

Today, the Belize City Council donated essential supplies to primary schools from across the city,
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Competency-Based Learning Implemented in Belize Primary Schools

Hundreds of students returned to the classroom this morning and are now being taught using
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Belizean Volleyball Athlete Seeks Public Support for U.S. Education

A promising Belizean athlete is seeking the public’s assistance to fulfill his dream of making
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Shirley Roberts-Young Foundation Awards Scholarships to High School Students

Over the weekend ten high school students from across Belize received support for their education
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