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Further study options to be outlined ‘My PBL, PKL and TKL Education and Beyond’

By   /  October 18, 2021  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on Further study options to be outlined ‘My PBL, PKL and TKL Education and Beyond’

Workshop Slated for Oct. 19, 2021. Rather than complaining, it is wiser to research what options there are for continuing your education. This is applicable especially to graduates from Sundial school, Milton Peters College VSBO, and the St. Maarten Academy PSVE. Consequently the Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth & […]

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Empowering youth with tools be successful in the workforce

By   /  October 4, 2021  /  Education, Government  /  Comments Off on Empowering youth with tools be successful in the workforce

  PHILIPSBURG ? It is not uncommon for many students to defer their tertiary education and pursue work opportunities after secondary school. Unfortunately, many of these graduates are often not properly equipped with the knowledge to secure jobs.  In response to this, The Student Support Services Division of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport […]

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Time Management workshop being held by SSSD on Sept. 28

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Education, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Time Management workshop being held by SSSD on Sept. 28

Many students are challenged by the constraint of time and if time is not managed properly it can be detrimental to their success. Realizing that lost time cannot be regained and that students need all the assistance they can get to be successful, the Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, […]

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Four St. Maarten civil servants achieve certification as certified legislative lawyers

By   /  September 3, 2021  /  Education, Government, Legal Matters  /  Comments Off on Four St. Maarten civil servants achieve certification as certified legislative lawyers

On Tuesday, August 31, four civil servants of the Department of Legal Affairs graduated from the University of Curacao?s School of Law Sint Maarten Division. The ?Certified Legislative Lawyer? course completed by the civil servants was organized by the Caribbean Center for Legislation in Sint Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba. The aim of the course is […]

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‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ workshop to be held on Sept. 9

By   /  September 1, 2021  /  Education, Government, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ workshop to be held on Sept. 9

Students looking to continue their studies in the Netherlands are urged to sign up for and attend the free online workshop organized by Student Support Services Division of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport and entitled ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’. This workshop is aimed at students from all the sections of […]

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23 Safety Emergency Teams of schools attend Safe school training

By   /  September 1, 2021  /  Education, Government  /  Comments Off on 23 Safety Emergency Teams of schools attend Safe school training

23 of the 24 Safety and Emergency Teams (SETs) of our Primary and Secondary school were trained as part of the School Safety Initiatives of the Ministry of Education, Culture Youth & Sport. The 1-day ?Safe School Virtual Training? was aimed to support School Safety Teams in the implementation of the school safety guidelines, providing […]

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SMDF to Donate more than 250 Uniforms to Vulnerable Students

By   /  August 28, 2021  /  Civic, Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on SMDF to Donate more than 250 Uniforms to Vulnerable Students

  PHILIPSBURG – While the idea of back-to-school shopping can bring schoolchildren much excitement, in this particular climate it can also create added strain and financial pressure to their parents or guardians. As the St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) empathizes with those facing financial strain and recognizes the implications of this on a student’s access […]

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Applying to Schools in the USA and Canada

By   /  August 16, 2021  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on Applying to Schools in the USA and Canada

Free Workshop Entitled College or University 101: The US and Canadian Systems The Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs will be holding a free online workshop on Thursday, August 19, 2021 for persons seeking to continue their education in the United States and Canada. This online […]

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One thousand students registered for school bus service

By   /  August 13, 2021  /  Education, Local News, Transportation  /  Comments Off on One thousand students registered for school bus service

PHILIPSBURG — The government has reintroduced school bus cards “to improve the service in school-bussing,” Minister Rodolphe Samuel (Education, Culture, Youth and Sports) said at last Wednesday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. So far, a thousand students have registered for the cards. All students, registered or not, will be able to use the school bus […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs Back to School Message

By   /  August 11, 2021  /  Education, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs Back to School Message

As this marks the first week of school for most students, we as a community can agree that education is essential for the betterment of our society and a better life for our children. The government of St. Maarten is committed to this reality. It is indeed important that our children get the opportunity as […]

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