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Friday, 03 August 2012 12:39 Written by Premita Leelachand
Mauritius is doing quite badly as far as innovation and patents are concerned. This may lead to marginalisation in the global economy and technological backwardness of the country, fears Tertiary Education Minister.
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The Diplôme d’Etude en Langue Française (DELF) is a diploma which recognises competency in French. Organised by the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES) since 2010 in Mauritius, DELF continues to raise interest among Mauritian students since these exams are required by French universities. Moreover, DELF exams are useful to those who wish to work in call centres or French enterprises.
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The Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre (RGSC) organised a workshop dedicated for science educators working in secondary schools run by the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute (RTI) Council last week.
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Friday, 27 July 2012 13:33 Written by Premita Leelachand
Middlesex University held its first Graduation Ceremony in Mauritius on Monday, formally recognising and rewarding the academic achievement of local and international students. The 35 graduates comprise the first cohort of students who completed their degree course at the local branch of Middlesex University.
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The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) is offering a two-week work placement in 32 organisations/institutions to 213 students from 53 schools during the July/August 2012 school holidays. An initiation workshop was held at Ebène for the concerned students on Wednesday.
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Friday, 27 July 2012 13:17 Written by Premita Leelachand
Learning through playing. This is the aim of the Winter School Programme which was launched on Tuesday. On the agenda, word games, picture matching, colouring, lexical, role plays, drama, singing, slam, djembe, puzzles… In short, the activities will stir not only the imagination of the pupils but will also call for the creativity of the teachers.
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Friday, 20 July 2012 16:35 Written by Premita Leelachand
Living the American dream is not given to everyone. Only fortunate people get the opportunity to study in the US. This year, 20 Mauritians will be leaving for the land of all nations to live one of the most important chapters of their life.
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It is always good to know about the career prospects before pursuing studies in a particular field. Keeping this in mind, the St Joseph’s College and the Loretto College of Curepipe, in collaboration with the Bureau d’Education Catholic (BEC), organised a convention fair from Tuesday to Thursday during the week.
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Friday, 13 July 2012 15:51 Written by Premita Leelachand
Bon Accueil Government School (BAGS) aims to become a reference not only in the education sector but in other fields as well. The only primary school to be ISO Certified, BAGS was nominated for the Public Service Excellence Award 2011, held last week at Le Meridien.
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The Open University of Mauritius Bill was passed in 2010 and it was announced that the Mauritius College of the Air will be the learning centre for the Open University. It is the third Government-funded tertiary institution after the University of Mauritius and University of Technology, Mauritius.
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The HRKAD Fund which was set up under the Finance and Audit (HRKAD Fund) Regulations 2008 provided for the setting up of a Scholarship Scheme and a Government Guarantee/Student Loan Scheme for needy students of the country having secured a seat in a local tertiary education institution.
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The British American Investment (BAI) is investing in the future of the students of R.C Nuckchady Government School since 2004. Thanks to its CSR project, Partners in Progress Foundation, BAI has set up a social and academic support unit at the school as well as in the organization of several extracurricular activities.
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