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Dominica State College representatives complete a Successful Twenty-Day Mission Canadian Universities

Dean of Education, Merrill Matthew, and lecturers Thomas Bell, Sharon Allicock-Joseph and Valda Joseph, are now much better equipped to lead in the design of a new Agri-business vocational qualification programme at the DSC. The group has just returned from a 20 day study tour in Nova Scotia and Ottawa, to familiarize themselves with multiple approaches to instruction for vocational qualifications and to fa ...

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“The pen is mightier than the sword”, says Minister of Education

Following the 6th Nature Island Literacy Festival and Book Fair 2013, that began on Friday August 9th and continued into the weekend, Honourable Petter St. Jean, Minister of Education, says we need to foster and develop, a number of poets for the near future. He urged the student population throughout Dominica, generally the youth, to take advantage of literary opportunities and advised them, to attend orga ...

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Keithan Vidal Receives Domlec Award Scholarship

Every year since 1986, DOMLEC has been fulfilling its cooperate responsibility, by awarding students scholarships; contributing in the development of human resource and education in Dominica. The scholarship program provides all text books, stationery allowance of $100 annually and transportation fee of $50 monthly. DOMLEC also provides mentorship for their scholars. ...

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Portsmouth Secondary School Students to Launch Manufactured Products at Buy Dominica on Friday

The Dominica Manufacturer's Association is pleased to announce the launching of products manufactured by students of the Portsmouth Secondary School (PSS), at the Buy Dominica activity on Friday 2nd August at the Roseau Market. This is an opportunity for the Dominican population, to support the students in developing their manufacturing skills. The PSS students are building on an initiative, which started d ...

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VF Inc’s Summer Youth Series Begins

VF Inc’s Summer Youth Series Commenced today Monday July 29th, at the Goodwill Parish Hall, under the theme: Empowering Youth for a Better Future. Dr. Valda Henry, Chief Executive Officer of VF Inc., says this week, they have implemented safety measures, because it is better to plan for the unexpected. ...

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Teachers are Better Equipped in Various Courses Following a two Week Workshop

The Dominica Association of Teachers, Canadian Teachers Federation and the Ministry of Education, have closed the curtains on a two week summer program, which accommodated approximately 50 teachers. Throughout the training the teachers benefited from training sessions in four professional courses; Food & Nutrition, Literacy, Numeracy and Special Education. ...

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All Saints University Students Conducts Presentation on Breast Cancer

On Wednesday July 24th, an exercise in telemedicine was conducted at the All Saints University, where a group of international students based in Dominica presented cases to students in Ohio as well as a presentation from the Ohio students to the students based in Dominica. Professor at the All Saints University, Mr. Sam Christian, said this is referred to an advanced learning presentation, because majority ...

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Education Minister Refutes Allegations that Grade Six Students Need not Work Hard

Honourable Peter St. Jean defended the Universal Secondary program, while addressing the people from the Castle Bruce community on Sunday 15th July. The Education Minister has refuted allegations that the Students of grade six do not have to work hard to move on to secondary school, as each child is now offered the opportunity to attain a High School Education. ...

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