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Friday, 04 October 2013 08:30

School for the deaf – A ray of hope

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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.
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.
Friday, 27 September 2013 09:00

Photovoltaic Project in BEC schools

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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.
Friday, 20 September 2013 09:00

Medco (Cassis) Secondary School turns eco-friendly

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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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, 06 September 2013 09:00

Distance learning : Same degree, less cost

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Distance learning was introduced in Mauritius in the 70s. Over the decades, it has gained popularity, with more and more
persons opting for distance education. The cost of courses, its flexibility, and ICT have helped in positioning distance learning as an alternative to ‘traditional’ learning.
Friday, 06 September 2013 09:00

Bilingual courses at Université des Mascareignes

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Université des Mascareignes (UDM) was officially inaugurated in Camp Levieux by the Prime Minister on Monday. With the collaboration of Université de Limoges, UDM will operate according to the French system but will also offer courses in English medium, thus offering bilingual courses to students.
It is important to try to kindle the curiosity and interest of young people in learning more about the history, heritage, environment and geography of their island before they leave school.
The Gandhian Basic School (GBS) in Moka is now equipped with a new section on its premises. It comprises a multimedia room, a library, a Fashion and Fabric Worskshop and an exhibition room on a new floor of the present building. The new section was sponsored by the State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) which, since 2011, continues to finance the projects of GBS.
The catchment area concept was first introduced in 1989 and last reviewed in 2002. It comprised 40 high demand schools. Five of them are no longer considered as high demand schools since the demands for admission at Standard I level have decreased, announced the Education Minister.

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