27 March 2015
The Alliance Lepep government, recently elected, has a unique occasion to initiate the development of both short and long term plans for education for the future.
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Friday, 13 March 2015 13:02 Written by News On Sunday
Three students and a mentor were chosen to represent Mauritius at the Pan-Africa Youth Leadership. The four names were announced by the Ambassador Shari Villarosa last week.
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Many would agree that succeeding at an interview is often more of an art than a science. Getting an interview is an achievement in itself. While your experience, education and other qualifications play a significant role in the hiring decision, the hire is still very much based on the personal opinion of the interviewer.
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Friday, 13 March 2015 12:19 Written by News On Sunday
The Middlesex International Students’ Association of Mauritius (MISAM) held its fourth International Cultural Day on Saturday 28 February 2015 at the Municipality of Quatre Bornes.
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Friday, 20 February 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
BCC School, Pailles, will celebrate International Mother Language Day today, Friday, 20 February. The objective of this celebration is to make young Mauritian students aware of the history and significance of Mother Language Day. Although this day is observed in many countries around the world, in Mauritius most people still do not know the reason behind the celebration.
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The results of the Higher School Certificate (HSC) were released last week. Cohort 2014 achieved 75.4% success, a decrease of 2.53% compared to the previous one. While six colleges did a sans-faute, 43 colleges have a pass rate below 50%.
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Friday, 30 January 2015 14:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
“The greatest glory of living lies in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” (Nelson Mandela). These words from one of the world’s greatest personality inspired the Triolet SSS Boys student, Luciano Azor, to strive as hard as he can on his path to success. Coming from a low income family, young Luciano is a true role model for all Mauritian students.
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Saturday, 24 January 2015 11:00 Written by News On Sunday
One of the main topics of 2015 General Paper is the Judiciary, which has been analysed and discussed by professionals in the domain. Students can use materials below as a guiding tool in their essay writing.
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Friday, 16 January 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Over the last decade, more and more middle-class families are opting for fee-paying private primary schooling for their children instead of sending them to free government institutions. This, despite the fact that these private schools are not always affordable to all. Several factors explain this growing trend.
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Scheduled for Monday 12 January, the beginning of school year 2015 has been disrupted by cyclone ‘Bansi.’ Boring days for some, more holidays or an opportunity for others to revise, teens tried their best to keep themselves busy during passing of the cyclone. Some youngsters share with News on Sunday how they spent their prolonged vacations.
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Friday, 09 January 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
As another academic year unfolds, various upheavals are expected during 2015 in the education sector. Already, certain measures have been announced by the freshly appointed Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research. In a bid to make learning more interesting, the whole system must be reviewed, says Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun.
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It’s the end of the year and it’s the big rush towards bookstores and school shops. From the books to the school materials, the uniforms, the shoes, the schoolbags, and other accessories, pupils and students are preparing themselves to harness the academic year starting in January 2015.
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