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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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UB Partnership Eases Education Path for Stann Creek Junior College

Students at Stann Creel Ecumenical Junior College (SCEC) will now have a much easier time
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Historic Milestone: Garifuna Language to be Included in School Curriculum

After three years of collaboration between the Ministry of Education and the National Garifuna Council
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Minister of Education Provides Update on Negotiations with Belize National

Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca has given an update on the negotiations with the Belize
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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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Belize High School Faces Legal Battle Over Former Principal’s Termination

Tonight, the Belize High School is speaking out against what it says were personal threats
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Belize Central Prison Inmates Engage in Friendly Basketball Match with

Inmates at the Belize Central Prison got a chance at social inclusion during a friendly
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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