20 December 2014
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The science curricula presently available in secondary education in Mauritius will soon be enhanced. Thanks to a bilateral agreement between the U.S and Mauritian Governments, our college students and educators will be able to access data of the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment) Program. The Education Minister announced the participation of our students at GLOBE activities in India and on Mt Kilimanjaro. 
Friday, 13 June 2014 14:00

Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting 2014

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The Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting 2014 will be held from June 29 to July 4 in Germany in the discipline of “Physiology or Medicine”.
For the second time, the Mauritian Government is offering 24 additional scholarships to Higher School Certificate (HSC) candidates based on their academic performance and social background. The list of the beneficiaries was made public on Tuesday.
It seems that students of the University of Mauritius (UoM) have not been able to impress their employers during work placements in the past years. Wrong attitude, inappropriate clothing, too bookish, lack of practical applications and lack of creativity are some of the feedback received from employers.
Friday, 06 June 2014 14:00

Choosing a career made easier

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The Human Resources Development Council (HRDC), under the aegis of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, launched the first edition of the career guidance talks, ‘Career3’, for Lower Six students on Thursday 29 May at the Octave Wiéhé auditorium, Réduit. Around 700 students were present to benefit from the career talks which addressed significant topics such as career prospects, skills, abilities and the labour market.
Friday, 06 June 2014 14:00

Rajcoomar Gujadhur SSS : Succeed and excel

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This year, Rajcoomar Gujadhur State Secondary School of Flacq has carved a name for itself among the Star colleges by producing its first laureate ever. Rajcoomar Gujadhur SSS is a famous school in the east and has been consistent not only academically but has also excelled in extracurricular activities. Today the students proudly say they are “Rajcoomaris” (princesses) of Flacq.
The finals of the first edition of Science Quest 2014 were held in Bell Village last Thursday. Nine schools were awarded for the originality of their work, scientific content of their projects, project displays, and their abilities to explain the science of their projects. For the other participants, the multi-disciplinary experience they gained during this scientific adventure was no less a reward.
Friday, 06 June 2014 14:00

Are exams a good way to assess students?

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Exams occur at all levels, whether it is for primary, secondary, university education or even at work. Many believe that if exams are constructive, they can be destructive as well.
Friday, 06 June 2014 14:00

National Spelling Bee creates a buzz

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The 2014 National Spelling Bee Competition for Secondary Schools (Form 1 to Form IV) run by the English-Speaking Union took place last Thursday at the Gymkhana Club, Vacoas. Excitement, enthusiasm as well as suspense and thrill were in the air during the whole finale where students encouraged their fellow comrades. The winners of the four categories are from Queen Elizabeth College, Northfields International High School, Pamplemousses SSS and Terre Rouge SSS.
The Ministry of Education wants to send a strong signal to all stakeholders that henceforth indiscipline and absenteeism would not be tolerated. In this regard, officials of the Ministry will carry out inspections in schools, a dedicated desk to monitor attendance will be set-up and bad track record of attendance will appear in the student’s leaving certificate.
Friday, 30 May 2014 14:00

Distribution of tablet PCs to students

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The Ministry is in the process of finalizing arrangements for the distribution of tablet PCs to students. By June 5, all tablet PCs are scheduled to be distributed to all schools and on June 6, students who are duly registered in the online system and who have contributed Rs 650 or are on SRM-CA list will receive their tablets.
The ceremony of the presentation of certificates and badges to 188 students of secondary schools, who have successfully completed the Bronze and Silver Standard of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, took place on Thursday 22 May at the Rabindranath Tagore Institute, Pamplemousses.