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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


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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....

2024-2025 UNESCO/ Poland – Fellowships Programmes in Engineering

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 This Programme will offer 30 fellowships in the fields of Science, Technology and Engineering at the AGH University of Krakow for a duration of six months.  Beneficiaries of these fellowships will be given the opportunity to undertake an individual research programme...

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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

The BEST Project Workshop

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The Caribbean Development Bank in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational Training hosted a two-day workshop for persons directly involved in The Bahamas Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Project at The Grand Lucayan Resort in Grand Bahama on Tuesday, May 7th and Wednesday, May 8th, 2024.


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.

New School Set for Grand Bahama


The Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational Training launched The Bahamas Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Project at the Grand Lucayan Resort on Monday, May 6th, 2024.

The project includes the construction of a Comprehensive School in East End, Grand Bahama and the retrofitting of existing schools


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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