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Minister of Education provides further update on schools’ readiness for Oct. 19

By   /  October 17, 2020  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Minister of Education provides further update on schools’ readiness for Oct. 19

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport would hereby like to provide the general public with a further update regarding schools’ readiness to resume face-to-face instruction on upcoming Monday, October 19th, 2020. As of today, October 16th, 2020, the safety plans and inspection reports of several other schools were approved by the […]

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The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) would hereby like to provide the general public with an update regarding schools’ readiness to resume operations on campus

By   /  October 15, 2020  /  Education  /  Comments Off on The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) would hereby like to provide the general public with an update regarding schools’ readiness to resume operations on campus

PHILIPSBURG — On October 6th, 2020, the Ministry of ECYS provided advice to all Public, Subsidized, and Private Schools regarding the manner in which students should return to school campuses. The letter highlighted the fact that due to the current number of COVID-19 cases in St. Maarten and due to the fact that St. Maarten […]

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Ministry of Finance and SMDF launch Workforce Development Program

By   /  October 14, 2020  /  Education, Social  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Finance and SMDF launch Workforce Development Program

PHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) has recently launched the Workforce Development Program (W4D), a program that offers free online courses until the end of the year via the e-learning website, Coursera. The courses range from high school level to Master’s degree level and are grouped […]

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Ministry of Education receives sanitizing stations from NAGICO

By   /  October 13, 2020  /  Business, Civic, Education, Health  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Education receives sanitizing stations from NAGICO

~ NAGICO donates Hand Sanitizing and Temperature Check stations to all Public Schools and school supplies for Public School students ~ PHILIPSBURG, SINT MAARTEN – In preparation for the reopening of schools to in-class instructions, NAGICO Insurances has donated automated hand sanitizing and temperature check stations to all seven (7) Public Schools and school supplies […]

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Minister of Education commemorates World Teachers Day

By   /  October 5, 2020  /  Culture, Education, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on Minister of Education commemorates World Teachers Day

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY ~ LEARNING IN CRISIS, RE IMAGINING THE FUTURE ~ The Minister of Education, from the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic has maintained, that education must continue. The most valuable important contributor to ensuring that education continues is the TEACHER. And teachers, took the charge of learning new technical skills and teaching and […]

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Workshop on ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ to be held on Sept. 24

By   /  September 22, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Education, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Workshop on ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ to be held on Sept. 24

PHILIPSBURG — Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport is continuing to equip students, who want to continue their studies abroad, with the proper information despite the global pandemic. On Thursday, September 24, 2020, a free online workshop entitled ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ will be held […]

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Bell Realty Company makes generous contribution to education on Sint Maarten

By   /  September 18, 2020  /  Civic, Education  /  Comments Off on Bell Realty Company makes generous contribution to education on Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — The Bell Realty Company donated computers and printers to the seven public schools, as their contribution, towards education during this Corona Pandemic. This generous donation will assist the schools in providing online learning to the students attending the public schools on Sint Maarten. One of the representative Mr. Russel Bell elaborated on the […]

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Training Professionals International Firm (TPI) has launched TPI Prep for Teachers

By   /  September 16, 2020  /  Business, Education  /  Comments Off on Training Professionals International Firm (TPI) has launched TPI Prep for Teachers

Sint Maarten— September 15, 2020 —  Training Professionals International Firm (TPI) has launched TPI Prep for Teachers to equip participants with the training and tools to transition to online learning models, necessitated by the ongoing Covid19 pandemic concerns for health and safety in classroom settings. “We are training teachers in necessary skills such as classroom […]

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UoC Legislative Writing Program

By   /  September 15, 2020  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on UoC Legislative Writing Program

PHILIPSBURG — A total of nine persons, seven Civil Servants and two external candidates, have enrolled from Sint Maarten to participate in a one-year legislative course organized by the University of Curacao.  The program, slated to begin on September 14, 2020, is an online training for lawyers, to equip them with the knowledge of the […]

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SSSD hosting time management workshop to help students

By   /  September 11, 2020  /  Education  /  Comments Off on SSSD hosting time management workshop to help students

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For many students time management can be a challenge and time lost cannot be regained. Some students have indicated that they do not have enough time to get done what needs to be done but Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport is here to help. (SSSD) is […]

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