28 August 2014
The Young Journalist of the Year Competition is at its fourth edition this year. With a record number of 1,500 entries, this creative writing competition aims at encouraging students think creatively and critically about contemporary issues and to promote journalistic skills.
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Friday, 12 July 2013 09:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
Little Darlings Pre-Primary is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Ever since its foundation, it has continuously brought forward new concepts of teaching and improved infrastructure to cater for new demands. One of the first to introduce the concept of learning through playing, Little Darlings Pre-Primary continues to contribute to the education landscape of Mauritius.
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Friday, 05 July 2013 15:00 Written by News On Sunday
The Ministry of Education has established collaboration with Lady Amber Research Vessel of Australia for secondary schools to participate in the Education Outreach Programme.
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Friday, 05 July 2013 15:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
Notre Dame de la Visitation RCA is the winner of the second edition of Make A Wish by the Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB), organised with the collaboration of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Environment. It has been awarded Rs 200,000 for a greener school.
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The John Kennedy College (JKC) celebrates the golden jubilee anniversary of the laying of its foundation stone in Vuillemin, Beau Bassin, this year. To mark the occasion, a Souvenir Magazine tracing its 50 years of existence was launched in the presence of the Education Minister last week. Former rectors, staff members and students were present as well. The best students were also rewarded.
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The Mauritius branch campus of Middlesex University held its first ever Law Ball at Clos St Louis, Domaine Les Pailles, last Saturday. This long tradition of British and Welsh universities is organised especially for graduating LLB students to meet with professionals of the legal field, law firms and chambers for networking.
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The Minister of Education has announced the introduction of History of Mauritius at both primary and secondary level as from next year. According to the ministry, there is a lot of duplication in the existing curriculum for History in Upper primary and Lower Secondary. Too much emphasis is on the Dutch, French and British rule in Mauritius whereas the pre and post-independence periods are merely broached.
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Mauritians are excelling in their studies both at national and international levels. For the past seven years, a large number of Mauritian students have been ranked Top of the World at the Cambridge International Examinations at ‘O’-Level, ‘AS’-Level and ‘A’-Level. This year, 38 students have topped the exams that are conducted in more than 50 countries.
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The Minister of Education has announced the introduction of Sexuality Education (SE) as a stand-alone subject in both primary and secondary schools in 2014. The aim is to give students appropriate access to sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services so that they can make apt choices in life.
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Friday, 07 June 2013 10:00 Written by News On Sunday
Apollo Bramwell Nursing School celebrated the success of its first batch of graduates during a special ceremony held at Apollo Bramwell Hospital. Thirty-three nursing students have completed their studies and are now ready to start working full-time.
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Bridging Education with Needy Children is a national organisation initiative, aiming at positively transforming the lives of needy children to become good citizens of Mauritius. The soon-to-be-registered Charitable Trust is voluntary, non-political, not-for-profit to provide educational and related support to the children of the poorest of poor families in Mauritius.
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Friday, 31 May 2013 13:04 Written by Premita Leelachand
Dayanand Anglo Vedic (DAV) College in Morc St André is one of the newest colleges in the northern region of the island. In only seven years of operation, DAV College Morc St André has been able to make its mark. The emphasis of the school is discipline and holistic development of the students.
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