Schools, Colleges & Universities

Galen University Establishes Scholarship Fund in Honor of Dr. Alvaro

Galen University has established a scholarship fund in the name of Dr Alvaro Rosado.  Rosado
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University of Belize Holds Staff Retreat to Strengthen Faculty Ties

The University of Belize recently held a staff retreat geared at strengthening ties between and
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University of Belize Announces William Dawson Memorial Scholarships for Criminal

The University of Belize has announced the availability of four scholarships under the William Dawson
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University of Belize and DOE Launch GEO Belize 2024 Environmental

The University of Belize and the Department of the Environment (DOE) launched the GEO Belize
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Anglican Cathedral College Visual Arts Students Host Live Painting Exhibition

The visual arts students of Anglican Cathedral College (ACC) launched an exhibition this morning.  The
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ACC Students Showcase Skills in Career Capstone Event

The art exhibition was not the only event at the school.  This morning, a Career
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Benque Resident Files Nuisance Complaint Against Local Marching Band

With Belize’s Bandfest less than a month away, marching bands across the country are practicing
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University of Belize to Develop Public Financial Management Training for

The government has contracted the University of Belize to develop a comprehensive public financial management
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Ministry of Home Affairs Hosts Open Day to Educate Students

Today, dozens of students gathered at the Belmopan Civic Center for the Ministry of Home
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Toledo Community College Receives 3-Storey Building Donation

A 3-storey building was handed over as a donation to the Toledo Community College.  Senior
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Government Secures CDB Funding for New Santa Elena Preschool Construction

The Government of Belize has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the
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Caribbean Research Methodologies Network Hosts Conference at University of Belize

The Caribbean Research Methodologies Network is hosting its 3rd Caribbean Research Methodologies conference at the
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EMS Week Celebrated with Educational Children’s Day in Belmopan

In commemoration of international Emergency Medical Service (EMS) week, a group of EMS members hosted
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Government seeks to Expand UB into Global Campus with Science

The Ministry of Education is looking to expand the University of Belize into a global
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Belize Develops Long-Term STI Strategy to Boost Global Competitiveness

With Belize looking to step up its efforts in the areas of Science, Technology and
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Belize Adventist College Launches Agricultural Products with Ministry Support

Belize Adventist College in the Corozal District has launched several products through the implementation of
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SSB Scholarship Season Opens, Emphasizing Vocational Technical Education

The Social Security Board (SSB) has opened its scholarship season, with an emphasis on Vocational
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First-Ever International Social Work Research Conference Set to Kick Off

Mental health professionals from across the country will be gathering in Belize City tomorrow for
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Calcutta Village Students Celebrate Inauguration of Agriculture Unit

Students from Calcutta Village in Corozal are getting their hands dirty and reaping the fruits
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Autism Awareness Talent Show Highlights Special Needs Capabilities

Activities for Autism Awareness Month continued this week with a special talent show at St.
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SCEJC Students Showcase Innovations at Open Day Event

Students at Stann Creek Ecumenical Junior College (SCEJC) held a special open day today to
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BNTU President Nadia Caliz-Martin Meets with Ministry of Education Officials

President of the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU), Nadia Caliz-Martin, met with Minister of Education
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Let Girls Learn Sisterhood Program Returns to Belize for 7th

The Love Foundation and the Brown Urban Mother Partners have teamed up again to bring
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Armenia Government Primary School Wins OAS Digital Champion Challenge

Eleven schools countrywide participated in the Digital Champion Challenge hosted by the Organization of American
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Dr. Rene Villanueva Inaugurated as Galen University President

Galen University held an investiture ceremony on Friday evening for its new President, Dr. Rene
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Galen University Invests Dr. Rene Villanueva as New President

Today, Galen University held an investiture ceremony for its new President, Dr. Rene Villanueva. In
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Garifuna Language Curriculum Launched in Belize Schools to Promote Cultural

The Garifuna Language in Schools curriculum was officially launched today at Holy Family Primary School
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New Pre-Primary School Construction Begins in Gales Point Manatee

Ground was broken this morning in Gales Point Manatee for a new pre-primary school in
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NFSS Initiates DNA Database Project: Collection of Genetic Samples Underway

The National Forensics Science Service (NFSS) is working to establish an in-country deoxyribonucleic (dee-ak-see-rai-bow-no-klay-uhk) acid
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Rotary Clubs Enhance Education in Belize District Schools

The Rotary Club of Belize is teaming up with the Rotary Club of Port Moody,
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Minister of Education Welcomes New BNTU President, Nadia Caliz-Martin

Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca, has welcomed the recent election of a new president for
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Belize Advances Science Agenda: Stakeholders Discuss National Strategy

The Government of Belize continues its push to advance science and technology with a stakeholder
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Galen University’s Investiture Ceremony: Dr. Rene Villanueva to be Officially

In just a week, Galen University will be holding an official investiture ceremony for the
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Youth Ambassadors Return from Cultural Exchange Program Enriched and Inspired

Two weeks ago, seven youth ambassadors left the country on a cultural exchange program; today,
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BNTU Prepares for Presidential Election at 54th Annual Convention

The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) will be holding an election tomorrow to select a
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Government Emphasizes Education Investments and Mandatory School Age Expansion

Belize has gotten the approval of forty million US dollars to invest in skills-for-the-future training
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Belizean Athletes Shine with Gold and Bronze at CARIFTA Games

Belizean athletes, Demetrie Myers and Brooklyn Lyttle are returning home with gold and bronze from
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GLOBE Program Hosts Science Education Training in Belize

Representatives of the Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program are in
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Galen University’s Eagle Day Engages Community in Educational Festivities

Dozens of citizens and young people who are working towards higher education gathered today at
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FFB Partners with Catholic Schools: Agreement Signed for Free Football

The Football Federation of Belize and the National Catholic Primary Schools Principals Associations have struck
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University of Belize Hosts Career Open Day in Toledo Campus

The University of Belize held a career open day at its Toledo campus. The event
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Galen University and UNICEF Launch Network to Address Children’s Safety

Galen University and UNICEF Belize have teamed up to launch the Avoidable Deaths Network (ADN),
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Belmopan Comprehensive School Students Benefit from Free Education Initiative

Students from Belmopan Comprehensive School are the first to receive free education in the capital
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PACT Grants Financial Aid to Natural Resource Students, Boosting Education

11 students who are pursuing a degree within the Natural Resource sector were provided with
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Belize Bank Introduces STEM Program in Collaboration with Mastercard

The Belize Bank Limited has partnered with Mastercard International to introduce STEM through the Girls
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Child Stimulation Month Kicks Off in Belize: Ministry of Education

Today marks the opening of Child Stimulation Month in Belize and the Ministry of Education
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World Bank Report Highlights Weakness in Belize’s Education Sector: Minister

Yesterday, we told you of the World Bank Report that was presented in San Ignacio. 
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Challenges in Belize’s Health Sector Highlighted in World Bank Report

 The health sector is another area that the World Bank expressed some concern.  Minister of
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St. Michael’s Primary School in Belmopan Targeted in Second Burglary

Investigators out west are probing into a break-in at St. Michael’s Primary School in Belmopan.
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Belize High School’s Legal Counsel Audrey Matura Responds to Senior

Belize High School’s legal counsel, Audrey Matura, has responded to Senior Counsel Dean Barrow regarding
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Minister of Education Comments on Brain Drain Concerns in Belize

The term brain drain refers to a situation where skilled persons leave their home country
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Trouble at Helping Hand Preschool Leaves Children Without Classes

There is trouble at the Helping Hand Preschool in Mahogany Heights which has the children
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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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