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A consultative meeting with tertiary education institutions, the ministry of Tertiary Education and the MID Commission of the Prime Minister’s Office was held on Monday to discuss measures to implement the mainstreaming of sustainable development in tertiary education programmes. The aim is to achieve 100% MID literacy by 2020 and to be an internationally recognised knowledge hub for sustainable development in the region by 2020.
Friday, 06 September 2013 09:00

Distance learning : Same degree, less cost

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Distance learning was introduced in Mauritius in the 70s. Over the decades, it has gained popularity, with more and more
persons opting for distance education. The cost of courses, its flexibility, and ICT have helped in positioning distance learning as an alternative to ‘traditional’ learning.
Friday, 06 September 2013 09:00

Bilingual courses at Université des Mascareignes

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Université des Mascareignes (UDM) was officially inaugurated in Camp Levieux by the Prime Minister on Monday. With the collaboration of Université de Limoges, UDM will operate according to the French system but will also offer courses in English medium, thus offering bilingual courses to students.
It is important to try to kindle the curiosity and interest of young people in learning more about the history, heritage, environment and geography of their island before they leave school.
The Gandhian Basic School (GBS) in Moka is now equipped with a new section on its premises. It comprises a multimedia room, a library, a Fashion and Fabric Worskshop and an exhibition room on a new floor of the present building. The new section was sponsored by the State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) which, since 2011, continues to finance the projects of GBS.
The catchment area concept was first introduced in 1989 and last reviewed in 2002. It comprised 40 high demand schools. Five of them are no longer considered as high demand schools since the demands for admission at Standard I level have decreased, announced the Education Minister.
The ministry of Tertiary Education presented the Tertiary Education Strategic Plan 2013-2025 last week. It is geared towards transforming Mauritius into a knowledge-based economy by 2025 through five strategic goals.
Friday, 02 August 2013 09:00

Promoting Values through Art

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The world is changing, and so are school holidays. Our children need diversified activities for their well-being. Hon Kalyanee Juggoo sponsored a series of cultural events organised by the “In Celebration of Women” association on 22, 24 and 26 July 2013 in various locations such as Ste Croix, Le Hochet, Notre Dame, Crève Coeur, Vallée des Pretres and Congomah.
One of the priorities of the Government is to position Mauritius as a study destination par excellence in the region. In this respect, a Ministry of Tertiary Education was set up in 2010 with the objectives to promote research, to attract renowned institutions and especially to attract international students. However, for many of our foreign students, Mauritius is not the Promised Land. Who is to be blamed? The authorities or the private institutions which do not live up to their expectations?
Friday, 26 July 2013 08:30

SBM Scholarship Scheme 2013

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The State Bank of Mauritius (SBM), as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), will be awarding scholarships to 400 needy students who have excelled in their Higher School Certificate (HSC). Starting in 2010, SBM has up to now awarded almost 600 students with the aim of giving them the opportunity for a brighter and successful future.
Friday, 26 July 2013 08:30

Winter School Programme

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Winter School Programme was launched on Tuesday in 27 primary schools across the country and will last till August 8. 1,508 pupils are attending this programme this year.
Friday, 19 July 2013 08:00

Work Placement for 165 students

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The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) will be offering work placements two to three weeks to some 165 Lower Six students coming from 55 colleges during the school holidays. For the first time, the programme will be launched in Rodrigues whereby 35 students will get the opportunity to discover the world of work.

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