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"In The Ministry of Education, we have said, 'Every child counts' - this is the prevailing credo that must guide policy and action."

Glenys Hanna Martin

Minister of MOETVT

2023

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Launch of Student Development Co-Curricular Activities

 The Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational Training in conjunction with the Ministry of Works and Family Island Affairs launched the Student Development Section Co-Curricular activities on Monday, 15th January, 2024 at the Ivy Dumont Building.

The hybrid launch saw the participation of public schools across the islands of The Bahamas. Dubbed “Providing Opportunities for Student Enrichment throughout the Archipelago”, the launch showcased and highlighted some of the programmes that take place outside the traditional classroom while

G.S.S.S.A. 2024 Launched

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The Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational Training during a press conference held on February 15th, 2024, announced plans for the 30th Annual Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) Championship. Among those in attendance and bringing remarks was Minister of Education and Technical and Vocational Training Glenys Hanna Martin.

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Universal Children's Day

Scores of children from public and private primary schools today gathered at the Church of God of Prophecy East Street Tabernacle in observance of “Universal Children’s Day dubbed, “For Every Child, Every Right: Invest in Our Future”.

Delivering motivational remarks on behalf of Minister of Education the Hon. Glenys Hanna Martin, Permanent Secretary Lorraine Armbrister reminded the students that they each have special gifts to offer the world.

Spoken word, poetry, and melodious musical selections echoed throughout the service. A special offering was lifted by the Primary Principals’ Association and proceeds were given to the Ranfurly Home for Children.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Exhibition & Career Fair

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Under the theme: “Every Child Counts: Working Together to Include You”, the Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational Training hosted a CTE Exhibition & Career Fair at the William Thompson Auditorium on Thursday, February 15th, 2024.

Scores of students from various public and private schools attended the Exhibition & ...

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Bahamas Young Chef Competition Awards Ceremony

On Friday, November 21st, 2023, The Mahatma Rice and Robin Hood Flour sponsored Bahamas Young Chef Competition climaxed with its annual awards ceremony held at the Government High School.

Securing first place for the Junior Division was Lael Green from Inagua All Age School. Lael won a $650 scholarship from the Mahatma Rice....

Civil Society Bahamas Calls on Director of Education

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Representatives from Civil Society Bahamas, a non-governmental organization, recently met with Dominique McCartney-Russell, the Director of Education, to explore collaboration opportunities with the Department of Education aimed at enhancing financial literacy among students. Led by President Dr. Anthony Hamilton, the group emphasized the importance of equipping students ...

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The Bahamas’ Ministry of Education & Technical & Vocational Training (MOETVT) has responsibility for more than 50,000 K-12 students in approximately 170 educational institutions in The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, which are dispersed over 14 districts in the major islands. Our goal is to increase the graduation rate from 50% to 85% by 2030. The MOE aims to create an educational system that is technologically sound and competitive and that develops the strengths of each child, whether academic or otherwise, towards the maximum contribution that he/she is able to make to the national development of The Bahamas.

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