Ministry of Education

St. Christopher (St.Kitts) and Nevis

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St. Kitts and Nevis official attends high-level educational training programme at UNESCO, Paris

The New Year started well for resident of St. Kitts-Nevis education expert, Dr. Neva Pemberton, as she arrived in Paris to undertake a 6-month intensive training programme organised by UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). Over the coming months in Paris, Dr. Pemberton will be exposed to in-depth training on educational planning and management, exploring fields such as statistical tools and indicators, strategies and policy options, projects, budgets, and performance assessment frameworks.  IIEP programs are designed for planners, policy-makers and researchers. IIEP targets both educational institutions and individuals, and works in both national and international contexts. In recent years, IIEP has notably spearheaded research projects to identify new approaches that planners can utilize to improve equity, access and quality in the various educational sectors.

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Caribbean Action Plan for UNESCO World Heritage confirmed at Regional Meeting

NATCOM (SKN) - Basseterre: December 15, 2014: The way forward for the Caribbean in terms of its World Heritage offerings was formalized at a recently held meeting between regional stakeholders.  The meeting was jointly organized by the World Heritage Centre, UNESCO Offices in Havana and Kingston, and in cooperation with the UNESCO Office in Port au Prince, Haiti, with the financial support of the Netherlands Funds-in-Trust at the World Heritage Centre. Secretary General of the National Commission for UNESCO, Antonio Maynard who is World Heritage Focal Point and state party representative, attended the meeting on behalf of the Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis.

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Press Release By The Ministry Of Education

(EMU) – St. Kitts, December 31, 2014: The Ministry of Education welcomes the formation of the Health and Safety Task Force chaired by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health (Mr. Andrew Skerritt) and supports its decision to work collaboratively with PAHO/WHO as it relates to addressing any outstanding issues at the Basseterre High School. PAHO/WHO is the premier regional public health agency for the Americas and we welcome their independent recommendation of a testing agency to further assess the site in early January and to provide their full report subsequently.

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EXAM PREP: Graduate Record Examination

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St. Kitts Nevis National Commission For UNESCO Officially Launches New Website

(NATCOM) – St. Kitts, December 11, 2014: The St. Kitts Nevis National Commission for UNESCO has another significant avenue to highlight its projects and programmes with the launch of its official website www.sknunesco.com. According to Secretary General of the National Commission for UNESCO Mr. Antonio Maynard, the Federation has benefitted greatly from UNESCO’s projects and programmes that having a website which would document its activities was long overdue. The secretary General stated that it was important during the construction phase to include activities past and present to ensure that persons ranging from school students, to researchers civil society, NGO’s and even the private sector would be able to benefit from the invaluable resource.

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Permanent Secretary of Education Excited about Prospect of Strategy Implementation Following Caribbean Leadership Project

(EMU) – St. Kitts, December 2, 2014: Permanent Secretary of Education and Information Mrs. Ionie Liburd Willett is anticipating great results from having participated in the third cohort of the Caribbean Leadership Project (CLP) over the course of the past seven months.  According to Mrs. Willett who is presently participating in Trinidad, the project is designed to strategically strengthen the next generation of Caribbean leaders to contribute more effectively to regional integration and economic growth. 

“I have a set of practical strategies that I can use when I am relating to persons or communicating with them. It has helped me in my work relationships, personal relationships. I learnt some really great strategies. I like facing the tiger. I like the 110% listening. Explained Mrs. Willett as she revealed how the programme has empowered her.

Also in this third cohort of the project which has run for seven years so far, are Mr. Ashton Stanley Permanent Secretary of Agriculture and Permanent Secretary of Public Works, Mr. Lenrick Lake.

 

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