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“She’s Royal”

On October 2nd the (DAT) Dominica Association of Teachers, launched the contestants of its inaugural show “She’s Royal”. The event is a pageant, which forms part of the celebration of the 20th observation of World Teachers Day. ...

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Several Clubs Available at the DSC

Director of Students Services, Mr. Edgar Hunter, has urged newcomers at the Dominica State College (DSC), to join the several clubs available on campus this year. This year, he explained that individuals are allowed to join as many as two clubs, in order to keep themselves occupied while on campus. He told the participants that if they do not play an active role in their student government, no activity will ...

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Largest Freshmen Class of the DSC

The Dominica State College hosted an orientation with the largest freshmen class in the history of the Dominica State College, on Monday September 16th. At the opening ceremony, held at the Arawak House of Culture, President of the Dominica State College, Mr. Donald Peters, said this recognition is not only good for the college, but for the country. ...

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Bath Estate Development Committee Gives Back

Children within the Bath Estate community, received tremendous assistance with school supplies as the Bath Estate Development Committte gave back on Monday September 2nd. Cassandra Williams, Chairperson of the Bath Estate Committee, said in the committee’s attempts to contribute to the overall development of the community, as well as to build the committee’s spirit, they will be embarking on a number of pro ...

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Should Education be Privatized?

Vice President of the Caribbean Union of Teachers, Celia Nicholas is concerned over talk to privatize education in the Region. Mrs. Nicholas says many students throughout the Caribbean will be deprived from gaining an education, if the move becomes a reality. ...

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Numerous Students Complete Computer Literacy Programme

A number of students are now computer literate, after a summer program, which commenced on July 8th that was suited to enhance their basic skills and knowledge in the field. Five communities benefitted from this program which is an annual initiative by the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports, and the Youth Development Division. ...

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Ministry Seeks better Performance Records in Mathematics

The Ministry of Education announced its achievement in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations, with an overall success rate of 74.7 percent and a total of 42 students obtaining six grade ones and above. However Honourable Petter St. Jean is concerned about students’ performance for mathematics, although there was slight improvement from 27 percent in 2012 to 36 percent in 2013. ...

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12 Individuals Receive Scholarships from NCCU

12 individuals are the recipients of the National Cooperative Credit Union (NCCU) scholarships this year. Today Thursday August 15th, a scholarship presentation ceremony was held at the Public Service Union Conference Room to award: Shalian Shaw for the NCCU Ltd Merit Scholarship, Aaliayh Alexander and Masika Edwards for the Hudson Savarin Scholarships, Cody Jean Pierre, Gabriel St. Rose, Nashon Bellot, Fra ...

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