28 August 2014
International Youth Forum 2013 is the first ever being organised in Mauritius. It regroups some 100 participants coming from 26 countries to discuss topics of global relevance. The objective is to sensitise the youth on their responsibilities and participation as future world leaders.
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Friday, 18 October 2013 09:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
Preparing our children for life. As the theme puts it, Les Assises de l’Education has for objective to make quality education for a holistic development accessible to every child in the Republic of Mauritius. From October 14 to 17, stakeholders from pre-primary to secondary through primary sectors discussed the various challenges in education, the best education system that is more appropriate to our country’s specificity and the skills and values that we want our children to acquire.
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Education is a dynamic and organic process and, the ministry of Education will be organising for the first time l’Assises de l’Education during which, the primary education system will be reviewed so as to fit in today’s needs aiming quality education, 100% access to education and 100% pass at the end of the primary cycle.
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Deaf children require a special education. Their disability not only prevents them from hearing but also becomes a hindrance in their communication. In this regard, they require all support services and rehabilitation programs in their education.
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Friday, 27 September 2013 09:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
Hamilton College is a boon to children in the south, offering those with fair academic performance the opportunity to shape a brighter prospect. With more than 45 years at the service of education in the country, the institution will open a new department in Ville Noire next year, an add-on to the existing four departments in Mahebourg and Blue Bay.
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Sustainable development and clean energy is the 21st century mantra. While the Mauritian government’s strategic policy gave the lion’s share to Maurice Ile Durable (MID) projects, educational institutions are alsojumping on the bandwagon. The Bureau d’Education Catholique (BEC) launched a photovoltaic project for its 39 schools, both primary and secondary on Tuesday.
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Friday, 20 September 2013 09:00 Written by News On Sunday
Next year is a milestone for Medco (Cassis) Secondary School. Situated in the heart of the capital city of Port Louis, the college will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014. What’s more, as from next year, the girls’ college which has up to now offered Form I to Form V classes will kick off HSC classes in the field of Arts and Accounting.
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Friday, 20 September 2013 09:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
All classes, primary and secondary, amounting to around 8,000, will be equipped with the Sankoré Project by 2017. The announcement was made by the Education minister who added that centres of the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD) will also be included.
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Friday, 13 September 2013 09:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
2013 is a milestone year for Cosmopolitan College in Plaine des Papayes. The college which offers education to both boys and girls but on separate premises is celebrating its 50 years of existence. Its greatest is turning students with fair CPE results into responsible citizens with good academic performance when they leave school.
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Friday, 13 September 2013 09:00 Written by News On Sunday
A consultative meeting with tertiary education institutions, the ministry of Tertiary Education and the MID Commission of the Prime Minister’s Office was held on Monday to discuss measures to implement the mainstreaming of sustainable development in tertiary education programmes. The aim is to achieve 100% MID literacy by 2020 and to be an internationally recognised knowledge hub for sustainable development in the region by 2020.
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