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The third Edition of Bridging Education with Needy Children - Book Donation was held on January 5, 2013 at Sharma Jugdambi S.S.S Gymnasium, Goodlands. Bridging Education with Needy Children, organised by Creative Feelings in collaboration with Hope & Home and volunteers from different regions of the island was a great success.
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Friday, 04 January 2013 15:23 Written by News On Sunday
The Commonwealth Ministerial Working Group on Education has submitted their recommendations on December 13 as scheduled. These recommendations for the post-Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) lay much emphasis on the access, equity and quality in education in Commonwealth countries.
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2013 will be a year full of innovations and changes in the education sector. Across all levels, from pre-primary to tertiary, the thrust will be on the holistic development of the child and greater accessibility to education. More pedagogical activities for toddlers, a lighter curriculum for CPE, new programmes at secondary level, additional scholarships, launch of the Open University are in the pipeline.
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Friday, 28 December 2012 11:08 Written by Premita Leelachand
December connotes expenses. Besides the Christmas and New Year shopping, parents have to earmark a considerably large sum for buying school materials and stationery.
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Friday, 14 December 2012 12:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
The government believes that civic education for youngsters is important, especially in a plural society. In this regard, an innovative programme aimed at nurturing responsible and better citizens has been initiated for 200 college students for two weeks.
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The Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) was introduced in 1978 and over the decades, it has turned into a landmark in the educational journey of all Mauritian children in the public sector.
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Friday, 07 December 2012 13:33 Written by Premita Leelachand
The United States is the No 1 study destination for international students thanks to its unique educational system. However, the admission process to U.S universities can be quite long and often, if not done properly, one may lose the chance of being part of the U.S educational system. The highlights with Nawsheen Golam Hossen, EducationUSA Adviser, from the US Embassy in Mauritius…
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Presently, some 250 Mauritians are studying in the U.S at undergraduate, post-graduate or PhD and over the years, this number has kept on increasing. Those who have completed their course have either returned to Mauritius or started a career over there. They share their American experience with us.
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The National Economic and Social Council (NESC) has initiated an examination on the issue indiscipline and violence at schools, following accounts of several recurrent cases of same. The report, which limits its scope to the primary and secondary school sectors in Mauritius, was released during the week.
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Friday, 30 November 2012 11:17 Written by Premita Leelachand
The Ministry of Education & Human Resources in partnership with the British Council has organised the second edition of the Young Journalist of the Year Competition this year. This is a creative writing competition for secondary school students.
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