24 November 2014
Friday, 02 May 2014 14:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
At the heart of the bustling capital of Port Louis is one boys’ college that is discreetly forging its way to be an exemplary institution in the country and the region.
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Friday, 25 April 2014 14:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
A centre of learning since 1964, Patten College (Boys and Girls) has been flawlessly serving a good and noble cause for the benefit of the young people and that of the nation. From the vision of its founder Mr Da Patten, the college has thrived through the years, enabling students from the outskirts of the city to participate actively in the nation-building process. In the context of its 50th anniversary this year, News on Sunday met the achievers and devoted people of Patten College to find out more about them.
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Currently, Production Manager at Cosmoprint Co. Ltd, a private SME started by her husband Bhasker Desai and his partner Eric Li Lung Hok in 1988, Weena was left jobless for two years despite her Doctorate in hand.
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Friday, 25 April 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Shahin Uddin Sardar is an inspiring person. This Bangladeshi, settled in Mauritius since 2002, is the director of BCC Family, a modern educational institution, located in Port-Louis. His aim is to modernise the education system. He has already launched two nurseries and two pre-primary schools. This year, he intends to launch his first primary school. He also plans to open a secondary institution as well as a tertiary institution in future…
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Friday, 25 April 2014 14:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
Université des Mascareignes (UDM), the fourth public university of the country, now counts a third campus at Stanley. Inaugurated last week, this third campus will cater for the increasing need of space of the university.
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The first Model United Nations (MUN) conference at zonal level took place during the last two weeks of the first term school holidays. From 7 to 18 April, Lower six students from over 35 State and Private secondary schools participated in debates on global themes and issues.
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Electoral reform and the White Paper have taken centre stage in Mauritian politics and are even the main topic of conversation of the man in the street.
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Friday, 11 April 2014 11:51 Written by News On Sunday
Who would have thought that a secondary school of this calibre would one day see the light of day in Solferino, one of the suburbs of the town Vacoas/Phoenix?
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Named after the legendary poet Keats, this secondary educational institution of the South has produced some 5,000 students through the years, serving diverse spheres nationally and internationally.
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Friday, 04 April 2014 14:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
The finals of the annual Public Speaking Competition, organised by the English Speaking Union, took place last Thursday. The nine finalists delivered a prepared speech related to the theme ‘To be Human is to Discuss’. Indeed, after much debate, the name of the grand winner was announced. Subadra Ghoorun, Upper Six student from Dr Maurice Curé College, is the lucky winner who will fly to the UK in May to participate in the International Public Speaking Competition.
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This week, instead of giving a voice young to people News on Sunday gives them a position: We make them Prime Minister for a day. We ask them what they would do if they were made the national leader for a day.
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