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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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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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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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Ongoing Developments Surrounding the Impact of COVID-19 on the Education Sector

By   /  September 4, 2020  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Ongoing Developments Surrounding the Impact of COVID-19 on the Education Sector

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) would hereby like to inform the general public on the ongoing developments surrounding the impact of COVID-19 on the Education Sector. Responsibility of School Boards to Report COVID-19 Related Matters As COVID-19 cases continue to surge within the community of Sint Maarten and more […]

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Minister of Education Drs Rodolphe Samuel updates school boards in letter dated August 16th, 2020

By   /  August 17, 2020  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Education Drs Rodolphe Samuel updates school boards in letter dated August 16th, 2020

PHILIPSBURG — On Sunday, August 16, 2020, the honorable Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, Drs. Rodolphe Samuel sent a letter to all private school boards and subsidized schools that fall under the Division of Public Education regarding the commencement of the 2020-2021 academic year. In his letter, the Minister of Education seeks to […]

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Minister of Education: Back To School Advice

By   /  May 22, 2020  /  Education, Government, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Minister of Education: Back To School Advice

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Education drs. Rodolphe Samuel issued a public statement with words of advice and encouragement for parents and children who will be going back to school on Monday, May 25th, 2020. The minister encourages the parents to make sure their children have all the necessary protective gear at hand so that […]

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