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Free resume and cover letter workshop to be facilitated by Mr. Mose Harris IV

By   /  July 11, 2021  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Free resume and cover letter workshop to be facilitated by Mr. Mose Harris IV

The Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport in collaboration with the University of St. Martin (USM) will be offering a free resume and cover letter writing workshop facilitated by Professional Development Consultant Mr. Mose Harris IV on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. This workshop will be held at USM in […]

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Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor makes a decision in favor of students going abroad to study, civil servants and the Public

By   /  July 9, 2021  /  Education, Government, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor makes a decision in favor of students going abroad to study, civil servants and the Public

Minister Ottley along with VMT and the Ministry of VSA has set up extra community vaccination pop-ups and is urging all students who are going abroad in the pursuit of higher studies to come out on July 9th and 10th 2021, to receive their first or second shot of the Pfizer vaccine. This decision should […]

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Minister Ottley visits NIPA

By   /  June 23, 2021  /  Education, Hospitality, Labor, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Ottley visits NIPA

Honorable Minister Omar Ottley conducted an exploratory visit to the NIPA ? National Institute for Professional Advancement on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. His Cabinet Officers, the NIPA Supervisory Board of Directors and the Central Management team of the NIPA, accompanied him. The Minister emphasized the objective of the visit to be exploratory as it relates […]

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Training of Safety & Emergency Teams of schools commences

By   /  June 17, 2021  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on Training of Safety & Emergency Teams of schools commences

Training of Safety & Emergency Teams (SETs) of elementary and secondary schools on St. Maarten starts on June 17, 2021 under the auspices of the Student Support Services Division and supported by UNICEF Netherlands. In 2018, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) developed the ?Safety and Emergency Response Guidelines for Schools? with […]

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Seven Seas Water donates to Sundial School breakfast program

By   /  December 4, 2020  /  Civic, Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on Seven Seas Water donates to Sundial School breakfast program

~ Seven Seas Seas sponsors 300 faces masks for kindergarten schools ~ Great Bay, Saint Martin — In continuing what has now become an annual tradition for Seven Seas Water (St. Maarten), the company recently made a monetary donation to the Sundial School for its breakfast / lunch program. The Sundial School breakfast program was […]

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A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM

By   /  November 16, 2020  /  Community, Education, Justice, Police News  /  Comments Off on A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM

As our students are being welcomed back to their respective school premises today, Monday, November 16th, 2020, the Ministry of Justice is placing certain measures into effect for the overall benefit and protection of the community at large, before, during and after school hours. In addition to the necessity for everyone to adhere to the […]

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Wever, STM donate hand sanitizers to Catholic School Board

By   /  November 15, 2020  /  Civic, Education, Health  /  Comments Off on Wever, STM donate hand sanitizers to Catholic School Board

PHILIPSBURG — Former Minister Christopher Wever and Stanley Lint of STM Shipping on Friday donated 1,100 12oz bottles of hand sanitizers to the Catholic School board. Also donated was a 55-gallon drum in order to refill the bottles. The donation was made in collaboration with Andrew Cadwell of Cadwell Inc. located in Florida. It was […]

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Minister of Education received reports from four school boards informing of seven cases of COVID-19

By   /  November 9, 2020  /  COVID-19, Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Education received reports from four school boards informing of seven cases of COVID-19

PHILIPSBURG — Today, Monday, November 9, 2020, makes exactly three weeks since schools on St. Maarten began the phased implementation of in person instruction. The process began with Exam students and Special Education Students on October 19th, 2020, and continued with the return of vulnerable students as per October 26th, 2020. Students of these three […]

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Sint Maarten Trust Fund Supports Education and Child Protection Systems

By   /  October 27, 2020  /  Community, Education, Social  /  Comments Off on Sint Maarten Trust Fund Supports Education and Child Protection Systems

  PHILIPSBURG — The Child Resilience and Protection Project, a new US$5 million project funded by the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund, has been approved. The Trust Fund is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank. The project was developed under the leadership of the Ministry […]

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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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