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Orientation for Govt. Schools
Orientation for primary schools is for new students. 14th August 2017, 10:15am
Her Story is Huge Success
Documentary on women’s suffrage in Cayman Islands premieres to large audience. 13th April 2017, 1:49pm
Seven WineSchool3 Graduate
Caymanians certified in wines and spirits. 6th April 2017, 12:03pm
Her Story is Our History
Movie about the women’s suffrage movement in the Cayman Islands opens Monday. 31st March 2017, 1:18pm
Registration Opens Monday
Government school student enrollment starts next week. 27th March 2017, 12:54pm
Books Given to Sir John Cumber
Donation of more than 3,500 books to help with literacy programme at primary school. 24th March 2017, 10:36am
Ground Work at Scholars Park
Clearing to commence of 50-foot boundary. 7th March 2017, 11:37am
Update on John Gray HS
Gym on track and strategic outline case for new campus approved by Cabinet. 22nd February 2017, 8:05am
Alleged Child Abuse Statement
Incident at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School 18th January 2017, 3:36pm
New Sunrise Centre Plans
Rider Levett Bucknall to develop the Outline Business Case.  16th January 2017, 9:30am
Brac Wins Primary Spelling Bee
Christon Asa Ferguson from Creek & Spot Bay Primary School is 2016 champion. 12th December 2016, 8:53am
John Gray Wins Spelling Bee
Toni-Ann Daley takes first place in secondary schools competition. 7th December 2016, 3:59pm
Spelling Bees Next Week
Primary and secondary schools practising for annual competition. 29th November 2016, 11:16am
Ministry of Education Partners with CIIA to provide Enhanced Scholarship
The Ministry of Education, Employment, and Gender Affairs and the Cayman Islands Insurance Association (CIIA) have come together to collaborate on an enhanced scholarship award opportunity for young Caymanians. 10th October 2016, 12:51pm
Child Protection Training
Educators learn about policies, procedures and policies.  22nd September 2016, 5:27pm
CIFEC Careers Fair for Year 12 Internships
More than 200 students attend the event to support the Year 12 Internship Programme. 15th September 2016, 1:52pm
Ministry of Education Meetings with PTAs
In response to a recent report in the media regarding a meeting held with school parents earlier this year, the Ministry would like to clarify the following: 16th August 2016, 1:19pm
NWDA Seeks Wine Lovers
Agency partners with WineSchool 3 for wine and spirits, and bartending, internship. 7th July 2016, 4:22pm
McAlpine to Work on John Gray
Gym is the first phase of high school’s construction and should be finished by May 2017. 29th June 2016, 12:45pm
Minister's Statement on 'Penny Pinching Pensions'
Statement to the Legislative Assembly By the Honourable Tara Rivers, JP, MLA on the Compliance of Recommendations Made by the Office of the Complaints Commissioner’s Report 'Penny Pinching Pensions'. 27th June 2016, 5:44pm
Minister's Statement on 'Danger, Construction at Work'
Statement by the Minister to the LA on the Compliance of Recommendations Made by the OCC’s Report 'Danger, Construction at Work'. 27th June 2016, 5:30pm
Bodden Town Library Renamed
Now called the Vernon L. Jackson Library and Learning Centre in honour of civil servant. 23rd June 2016, 8:47am
Sunrise Steering Committee
New committee formed to look at future of Sunrise Adult Training Facility 20th May 2016, 3:20pm
National Pensions (Amendment) Bill 2016
National Pensions Amendment Bill 2016, Hon Tara Rivers Remarks, May 4 2016. 17th May 2016, 3:26pm
New Performing Arts Centre
New "black box" children's theatre for George Town Primary School. 17th May 2016, 11:45am
Pensions Amendment Bill Passed
National Pensions Amendment Bill approved in Legislative Assembly. 12th May 2016, 9:03am
Government Approves Order for Implementation of Minimum Wage
The Government has approved the Labour (National Minimum Basic Wage) Order, 2016 which details how the minimum wage will be implemented starting 1 March 2016 when the Order comes into effect. 15th February 2016, 3:27pm
Ministry of Employment Responds to Chamber on Allegations of Lack of Engagement and Subsequent Commitment to a Renewed Partnership with the Government
Following a number of statements reportedly made by Chamber of Commerce’s Immediate Past President Barry Bodden at the recent Chamber AGM in relation to the consultation draft Labour Relations Bill, 2015, the Ready2WorkKY employment programme launched by the Government and the Minister of Employment’s alleged unwillingness to engage with the Chamber, the Ministry of Employment has issued a statement directly addressing a number of significant inaccuracies contained in those statements. 12th February 2016, 2:47pm
Ministry of Education Hosts Parent Forum
The Ministry of Education recently invited the PTA Presidents and Vice-Presidents from the government schools to attend a forum which was hosted by the Honourable Minister of Education Tara Rivers along with other Ministry and Department of Education Services members, and allowed parents to voice their concerns and give updates about their respective schools. The National Parent Forum was established by Minister Rivers in 2013. 12th February 2016, 2:45pm
New Senior Policy Advisor in Education Appointed
The Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs has announced Caymanian veteran educator Shari Smith as the new Senior Policy Manager & Advisor for Inclusion. 4th February 2016, 1:37pm
Medical Specialisation Scholarships
The Ministry of Education and the Health Services Authority are pleased to announce that the scholarship application process for the doctors’ specialisation program is now open and will run through January 31, 2016. 14th December 2015, 11:05am
National Internship Programme Passes the Baton
The National Internship Programme’s first recipient has completed her internship and has headed overseas to pursue her tertiary education. 21st October 2015, 9:55am
Message: On World Teachers’ Day
The theme for the 2015 World Teachers’ Day is "Empowering Teachers, Building Sustainable Societies". This is an important theme to consider as we work towards delivering high quality education in all schools across the three islands. 5th October 2015, 10:49am
Thorough Sanitization of West End Primary School to Take Place
The Dept. of Education Services received a report on Tuesday, September 29th, that nineteen students at West End Primary School was diagnosed as having Hand, Foot and Mouth disease.  30th September 2015, 2:22pm
East End Primary Launches Home Reading Programme
Monday 21st September marked a major milestone for East End Primary School as they officially launched their Home Reading Programme, a first for East End Primary School. 28th September 2015, 8:44am
Message From The Minister Of Education, Employment And Gender Affairs On International Literacy Day 8th September, 2015
Today, countries all around the world are honouring “International Literacy Day.” 8th September 2015, 3:47pm
Deadline Extended to give Feedback on the Labour & Pensions Bills
The Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs and the Department of Labour & Pensions released the Labour Relations Bill, 2015 and the National Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2015 for public consultation in June 2015. 1st September 2015, 8:48am
Statement by the Ministry of Education on the Baseline Inspection Reports of Government Schools
The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs commissioned baseline school inspections of all government schools as well as a review of the governance model for education. 1st September 2015, 8:22am
Annual Education Professionals' Welcome 2015
The Annual Education Professionals' Welcome brings together the Ministry of Education, Department of Education Services and all new and returning educators of the Cayman Islands Government Education System, to discuss the major plans/strategic focus for the new school year. 31st August 2015, 3:39pm
Extended After School Programme continues to benefit students
The Ministry of Education’s Extended After School Programme (EASP) has been in operation since 2011 with the aim of reducing opportunities for students to adopt at-risk behaviours. The EASP has grown significantly since its inception and now operates at seven Government School sites on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. 25th August 2015, 8:41am
Ministry of Education appreciates contributions of summer interns
One of the roles of the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs is to support our young people in their education and career development. 17th August 2015, 10:10am
District Meetings for the National Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2015

The Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs and the Department of Labour & Pensions has released the Labour Relations Bill, 2015 and the National Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2015 for public consultation. These Bills can both be accessed on the Ministry’s website at the direct link: www.education.gov.ky/labourpensions.

 31st July 2015, 10:00am
2015 Orientation Dates for Government Schools
2015 Orientation Dates for Government Schools 30th July 2015, 11:26am
Statement regarding concerns raised on the Draft of the Labour Relations Bill, 2015
Statement from the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs in response to a media query received regarding the Chamber of Commerce’s concerns raised on the Consultation Draft of the Labour Relations Bill, 2015 27th July 2015, 11:08am
Statement on the recent case of indecent assault by a Special Support Aide
Statement by the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs and the Department of Education Services on the recent case of indecent assault by a Special Support Aide from the Cayman Islands Government School System 21st July 2015, 11:32am
Statement on the Auditor General’s Report “Major Capital Projects – Building Schools”
The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs acknowledges the report by the Auditor General’s Office entitled “Major Capital Projects – Building Schools”. 7th July 2015, 2:24pm
Labour Relations Bill, 2015 Released for Public Consultation
At a press conference on 24th June, 2015, the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs and the Department of Labour & Pensions released the Labour Relations Bill, 2015 for public consultation. Once passed, this Bill will replace the Labour Law (2011 Revision). 26th June 2015, 1:25pm
Local Poetry Book Presented to Secondary Schools
On 21st April, 2015, Principals of the Government High Schools along with the Director of the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) were each presented with the book titled Chit Chat, a collection of Caymanian Photography and Poetry. This book was created by Caymanian women Ms. Alta Bodden-Solomon and Ms. Simone Scott. 16th June 2015, 2:40pm
Commencement of Public Consultation on the Education Bill (2015)
The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs is pleased to release the Education Bill (2015) for public consultation. The Bill represents a milestone for education in the Cayman Islands. 12th June 2015, 10:00am
Statement Re. Complaint against the Lighthouse School
This release is a joint statement from the Ministry of Education and Department of Education Services. This statement is provided in relation to the enquiries that have been raised regarding complaints received about the Lighthouse School and the ensuing investigation and findings of that investigation. 12th June 2015, 8:36am
Minister's Statement on Measures Against Child Abuse
Madame Speaker, The issue of child abuse, especially sexual abuse, is a real concern. According to the “ Report on the Adolescent Health and Sexuality Survey, Cayman Islands 2013” conducted by the Pan American Health Organisation and the World Health Organisation, the incidence of sexual activity and abuse of our children highlighted is very real and very disturbing. 28th May 2015, 5:21pm
Minister's Statement on Accomplishments in ICT and STEM
Madam Speaker, It is with great pleasure that I present to this Honourable House the outstanding accomplishments of the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs in the area of Information and Communications Technology (“ICT”), and the notable efforts taken to strengthen STEM provision in the schools. 27th May 2015, 2:44pm
Minister's Statement on Early Childhood Care and Education Update
Madame Speaker, The work undertaken by the Early Childhood Care and Education (“ECCE”) Unit of the Ministry of Education since this Government took office in May 2013 has been led both by the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Education 2012-2017 and by new policy directives and directions of the Government which have been provided to the Ministry in order to address priority areas identified as being in need of particular focus and urgent attention. 27th May 2015, 2:31pm
Passport2Success celebrates many more successes!
The Passport2Success programme is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs. This programme falls under the remit of the National Workforce Development Agency’s (NWDA) Training and Development Unit and is managed and delivered by The Wellness Centre. All participants for the Passport2Success programme are registered with the NWDA which provides them access to a dedicated Employment Services Officer, the Job Link Programme and other training and development opportunities offered through the NWDA. 15th May 2015, 3:00pm
JGHS Teacher appointed to Deputy Principal
The Ministry of Education and Department of Education Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Patricia Forbes has been appointed as the new Deputy Principal of John Gray High School (JGHS) for the 2015-2016 calendar year.  14th May 2015, 10:42am
Early Childhood Assistance Programme (ECAP) Fund
The Ministry of Education offers funding to assist eligible young Caymanian children to attend an early childhood centre (preschool). Children who are eligible for either full or partial funding are able to receive this support between September 1st, 2015 and June 30th, 2016. 13th May 2015, 3:37pm
Edna M. Moyle Primary School Receives Laptop Donation
Recently, Edna M. Moyle Primary School (EMPS) received a generous donation of ten (10) laptops, to further assist with teaching and learning at the school. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 laptops are multifunctional machines whereby then can be used as a laptop or a tablet. 29th April 2015, 10:05am
Statement by the Minister of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs for World Safety Day
Today the Cayman Islands join the rest of the world in recognising World Day for Safety and Health at Work, or World Safety Day. This day was first recognised in 2003 by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and is an annual campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work. 28th April 2015, 9:52am
Year 3 Students Celebrate their Love of Classroom Book Clubs
On Wednesday 1 April, Minister of Education, Honourable Tara Rivers, along with Acting Chief Officer, Christen Suckoo, joined 110 Year 3 students from five classes in four different schools to share their love of classroom Book Clubs, to celebrate student success, and to rejoice in the joy of reading. 16th April 2015, 1:49pm
KRyS Global donates laptops to the NWDA
The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) welcomed the donation of 18 refurbished laptops from local company KRyS Global on 30th March, 2015. These laptops will be used in the NWDA’s Training and Development Unit’s Training Programme. 2nd April 2015, 11:00am
Minimum Wage Advisory Committee submits their final report
History was made on Friday 6th March, 2015, with the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee (MWAC) submitting their final report to Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. 16th March 2015, 1:46pm
Chief Education Officer Change at Ministry
On Thursday 19th February, 2015 Acting Chief Officer, Mr. Christen Suckoo formally announced a change in leadership at the Department of Education Services which will take place 1st March, 2015.  19th February 2015, 1:06pm
New Appointments Announced at DLP
Two appointees began their new posts at the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP). 19th February 2015, 12:24pm
2015 CFA Curriculum Donated to the George Town Public Library
On Thursday, 15 January 2015, the CFA Institute and CFA Society of the Cayman Islands presented the 2015 edition of the CFA curriculum to the George Town Public Library.  28th January 2015, 9:04am
Ministry Officials Visit SJACP's End of Unit Display
On January 15-16, 2015, students of Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) held their annual mid-year display of work as part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP). 19th January 2015, 2:08pm
Tribunal Enters Fourth Year of Operations
On 31st January 2015, the Gender Equality Tribunal will have completed its third year of operations as a result of the implementation of the Gender Equality Law, which came into force in 2012. 19th January 2015, 1:54pm
Red Bay Primary receives support through Public-Private Partnership
Thanks to the generous support of Rotary Central and Maples and Calder, Red Bay Primary School (RBPS) has raised enough funds to expand its literacy support programming to purchase of an Year One Orange Levelled Literacy Intervention (LLI) kit. 15th December 2014, 11:25am
Local Author's Writing Workshop & Book Fair Huge Success!
On Friday 5th and Saturday 6th December, 2014, the Cayman Islands Public Library Service hosted the local author’s writing workshops and book fair run by CayWriters. CayWriters is an organisation whose vision is to promote writers in the Cayman Islands. The event was a huge success with over 300 children and adults attending. 11th December 2014, 2:19pm
Passport2Success Prepares Young Caymanians for Employment
On Monday, 1 December 2014, 20 young people seeking to improve their chances of employability became the 15th cohort to graduate from the employment preparedness programme Passport2Success (P2S). P2S Cohort 15 was the third group this year to complete the 12-week programme. Participants engage in practical hands-on training in occupational, personal and job-specific skills. 10th December 2014, 2:51pm
Message from the Minister for International Day for Persons with Disabilities
Statement from the Honourable Tara Rivers, Minister of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs for the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, 3 December 2014. 2nd December 2014, 1:59pm
LIFE partners with JGHS to improve reading achievement
In September of 2014, LIFE Ltd (‘LIFE’), in partnership with the Department of Education Services (DES), John Gray High School (JGHS), and the Ministry of Education, launched a reading intervention program to support struggling readers in year 7. LIFE (Literacy is for Everyone) is an independent charitable organisation dedicated to addressing literacy issues in the Cayman Islands. 1st December 2014, 3:03pm
Statement from the National Workforce Development Agency
The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) acknowledges and sincerely apologises for the chain of events that led to a job vacancy advertisement being posted on the agency’s website without incorporating modifications that were agreed to by the employer. 28th November 2014, 12:41pm
Minister Rivers Message | 16 Days of Activism
Today, 25 November 2014, marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and also the first day of the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence campaign, which runs through 10th December – International Human Rights Day – to reaffirm that women’s rights are human rights. We must respect the dignity of all people and their right to live a life free from violence. 25th November 2014, 11:22am
Education Review and Inspection
The Ministry of Education has embarked on baseline inspections and an education review. The inspections assess student progress and achievement, teaching effectiveness, leadership and management. The review will focus on educational governance, provisions and student outcomes. 19th November 2014, 4:16pm
Public urged to complete MWAC survey
The Minimum Wage Advisory Committee (MWAC) launched its public consultation on 16th October, 2014 to gain public input on the topic of introducing a minimum wage regime to the Cayman Islands. To further assist the Committee in achieving a reputable sample size of responses to the surveys, statisticians and trained survey workers from the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will conduct a survey beginning 16th November, 2014 and finish in four weeks.  12th November 2014, 2:28pm
Cayman Brac Librarian Celebrates 25 Years of Service
The Cayman Islands Public Library Service would like to acknowledge and congratulate Mrs. Latasia Brown-Conolly for her 25 years of service! Mrs. Conolly began working for the Public Library Service in 1989 and to this day, she is the first and only full-time librarian that has worked at the public library in Cayman Brac. 5th November 2014, 8:04am
NWDA Introduces a Revolutionary Accounting Training Programme
The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) partnered with the Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association (CIFAA) to introduce and train Caymanian’s on a revolutionary new way to learn accounting used by top corporations, universities and law firms around the world. Fourteen NWDA clients completed training in Colour Accounting through the NWDA National Training Programme.  3rd November 2014, 12:36pm
Ministry of Education & DES Offer Counselling Support to School Community
The Ministry of Education and Department of Education Services (DES) extends its deepest sympathies to the family of Bethany Butler, who was a Year 2 student at Savannah Primary. We recognise that this terrible tragedy has had a powerful impact on the entire school community and DES’s critical response team has been working closely with the school since we were first advised of this incident. 30th October 2014, 3:34pm
DLP & NWDA visit Cayman Brac October 29th-30th
Representatives from the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) will be visiting Cayman Brac on Wednesday 29th October and Thursday 30th October, 2014 with representatives from the Department of Labour & Pensions (DLP) also visiting on Thursday.  27th October 2014, 3:50pm
Ministry Launches New Writing Guidance for Key Stage 1
In September of 2014, the Ministry of Education, in partnership with the Department of Education Services (DES), launched a new writing guidance document entitled Guidance on Effective Writing Instruction: KS1. 14th October 2014, 10:01am
Minister's Statement on World Teacher's Day
World Teacher's Day is celebrated annually on October 5th. This day is observed globally with the support of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), as well as Education International (EI). 6th October 2014, 2:24pm
Passport2Success moves to UCCI
The the Passport2Success (P2S) Programme, a Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs initiative (MEE&GA), part of the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA), managed and delivered by The Wellness Centre, is moving to a new home. 10th September 2014, 2:47pm
Message from the Minister of Education on International Literacy Day
The Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs issues a statement in commemoration of International Literacy Day, 8 September 2014. 8th September 2014, 1:30pm
Chief Officer to Head New Unit
Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has appointed Chief Officer Mary Rodrigues to head a new unit charged with overseeing implementation of the Ernst and Young report on the rationalisation of the public service. 22nd August 2014, 9:49am
Ministry of Education Sponsors Local Pan Players
Ministry of Education Sponsors Local Pan Players 29th July 2014, 3:25pm
Passport2Success 14th Cohort Graduate
The first group to have all chosen students completing the 12 week course.  29th July 2014, 3:06pm
Response to Media
This is in response to a posting on the website of Cayman News Service Tuesday morning titled 'Minister plans school sell-off'. By Education, Employment and Gender Affairs Minister Hon. Tara Rivers. 8th July 2014, 2:17pm
Statement from Chief Officer and Chief Education Officer
We know how important it is for educators to model the kinds of behaviour we expect of our students. At every level in the system, we expect that our educators are held to the highest professional standards. 24th June 2014, 7:11pm
Early Years Curriculum Ratified by Education Council
The Cayman Islands Early Childhood Curriculum Framework (CIEYCF) was unanimously approved by the Education Council on April 24, 2014 to be recognized as the national curriculum for early childhood care and education centres and programmes. 20th June 2014, 2:38pm
Board & Ministry work together to enhance UCCI
The UCCI Board & Ministry are working together to provide educational opportunities that are robust and relevant to our society in order for them to participate positively in our communities. 20th June 2014, 11:07am
New Registration Process for ECCE Centres
A range of agencies collaborated to implement the registration and re-registration of early childhood centres. 12th June 2014, 7:12pm
An update on the Cayman Islands Public Library Service
A Statement to the Legislative Assembly by the Honourable Tara Rivers, JP, Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. 4 June 2014. 4th June 2014, 1:59pm
An update on the Department of Labour and Pensions
A statement to the Legislative Assembly by the Honourable Tara Rivers, JP, Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. June 4, 2014. 4th June 2014, 1:44pm
Students Teach What They Learn
ear 6 students from Sir John A. Cumber Primary will showcase their work at their upcoming exhibition. 14th May 2014, 1:26pm
CITN's The Panel – School Behaviour Woes
The Education Minister Hon. Tara Rivers joins host Tammi Sulliman on this episode of The Panel – specifically the behaviour problems that seem to pervade the system. 5th May 2014, 1:39pm
Public meetings on the Cayman Islands Disability Policy
Public meetings on the Cayman Islands Disability Policy. 7th April 2014, 4:04pm
Hon Tara Rivers one on one with Donna Bush
An interview with the Minister of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs, the Honourable Tara Rivers, MLA. 4th April 2014, 3:38pm
2014-15 School Calendar
The 2014-15 school calendar approved by Education Council. 19th March 2014, 12:10pm
Online Job Interface
The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) and Immigration Department Collaborate on online Job Interface for employers and job seekers. 13th March 2014, 10:20am
International Women’s Day 2014
A Message by Hon. Tara Rivers, JP, Minister for Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. The 2014 theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) is 'Inspiring Change'6th March 2014, 4:24pm
OTs get International Experience at Sunrise Adult Training Centre
Two Occupational Therapy (OT) students from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, have been gaining their fieldwork experience right here in Cayman at the Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SRC). 20th February 2014, 8:32am
UK Trip to Education World Forum a Huge Success
Minister for Education Hon. Tara Rivers accompanied by her team return from the Education World Forum in London. 4th February 2014, 3:54pm
Cayman Brac - Overseas Scholarships Information Session
The Scholarship Secretariat will be holding an information session in Cayman Brac on Tuesday February 4th, 2014 at 3:00pm in the Layman E. Scott Senior High School Hall for those wishing to apply.  31st January 2014, 2:29pm
Minister Rivers Begins 2014 with School Visits
Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister for Education, accompanied by Her Excellency the Governor Mrs. Helen Kilpatrick, CB, and Mr. Winston Connolly, Councillor for Education began 2014 with visits to government schools.  30th January 2014, 10:53am
National Teachers Forum
Teachers were invited to share their thoughts, concerns and suggestions on the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Education 2012-2017, and education in general.  30th January 2014, 9:53am
Overseas Scholarships Information Session
The Scholarship Secretariat will be holding an information session on Monday February 3rd, 2014 at 6:00pm at the George Town Public Library. 30th January 2014, 9:06am
Lighthouse School Receives iPads
Following an initial presentation made to students at the Lighthouse School on December 3rd, 2013, all students now have iPads to improve their teaching and learning experience.  21st January 2014, 8:24am
Delegation to attend Education World Forum
Education Minister Hon. Tara Rivers has been invited by the FCO through the Governor’s Office to attend the Education World Forum in London, England from 20th-22nd January. 20th January 2014, 3:35pm
Head of Global Anti-Corruption Rating Agency to Open 2014 Conference
The head of the organisation that rates governments worldwide on anti-corruption will open the UCCI March 2014 Caribbean ethics and values conference. 2nd January 2014, 2:56pm
GET Releases First Annual Report
The Gender Equality Tribunal (GET) has released its first Annual Report, providing a summary of operations during the 2012/13 financial year.  2nd January 2014, 2:39pm
Creative Tech Donation to Savannah Primary
Savannah Primary students receive a donation of ten new Dell monitors by Creative Tech’s Corporate Solutions Department, on Thursday, 12 December 2013.  15th December 2013, 10:23am
CIG Requests CEDAW Extension
The Hon. Tara Rivers, has submitted a request to Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, CB, to have the United Kingdom extend the CEDAW to the Cayman Islands. 10th December 2013, 10:05am
Minister Meets PTA Executives
PTA Executive Committees from all government schools, including Cayman Brac were invited to attend a Parent Forum hosted by Hon. Tara Rivers. 10th December 2013, 10:01am
iPad Gifts for Lighthouse School
Lighthouse School students receive iPad gift from Chris and Debora Gill on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. 6th December 2013, 1:53pm
16 Days of Activism
A Civil Service dress down day helps to support 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. 6th December 2013, 1:29pm
Passport 2 Success Prepares Young Caymanians for Employment
On Monday, 2 December 2013, 23 young people seeking to improve their chances of employability became the 12th cohort to graduate from the employment preparedness programme Passport2Success (P2S). 6th December 2013, 9:48am
Events Mark Disabilities Day
The Lighthouse School celebrated the rich potential of persons with disabilities. 5th December 2013, 1:42pm
Unemployed Caymanians to Receive Tickets
A thousand unemployed Caymanians are set to receive one free ticket each for Cayman Thanksgiving festivities (29 - 30 November 2013) through the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA). 20th November 2013, 12:49pm
The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children
A training workshop for facilitators of the child sexual abuse prevention programme. 31st October 2013, 1:04pm
STEM Carib 2013 Begins
Science, tech, engineering and maths conference attracts more than 200. 25th October 2013, 11:00am
New National Exam Results
External examination results for Year 12 students reached a new national high in 2012-13 with 69.5% of Year 12 students leaving the government system attained 5 or more Level 2 passes (O’ Level equivalent at A*-C at GCSE/IGCSE or I-III at CXC), compared with 49% last year and 29% just 5 years ago. 16th October 2013, 12:26pm
Minister releases statement for World Teachers' Day
The Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs releases statement for World Teachers' Day 11th October 2013, 7:45pm
Rotary Donates Dictionaries
Since 2011 the club has given dictionaries to all year seven students in the country 17th September 2013, 3:05pm
Annual Education Professionals’ Welcome Kick-starts
The Department of Education Services kick-started the new school year by hosting over 500 education professionals at the Mary Miller Hall. 9th September 2013, 9:12am
Early Childhood Care and Education Guidelines Ratified
The Education Council has recently ratified their Guidelines for Early Childhood Care and Education Centres (2013). 9th September 2013, 8:32am
Newly Qualified Caymanian Teachers Inducted
The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs welcomed 15 Newly Qualified Caymanian Teachers to the government education system. These teachers will be taking up posts in primary and secondary schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. 4th September 2013, 2:59pm
Rotary Sunrise Donates
Extended After School Programme students will benefit from $5,000 donation. 30th August 2013, 2:52pm
Government School Start Dates
Important dates and details for all parents and guardians of new and returning students in the Cayman Islands Government School System for the 2013/2014 academic year.  20th August 2013, 1:41pm
Minister of Education meets with Enterprise Cayman Board
Newly-elected Minister of Education, recently met with the Board of Enterprise Cayman, to begin the process of implementing an initiative to aid the training, employment and advancement of Caymanians in the Special Economic Zone. 19th August 2013, 9:39am
Prospect Primary joins ranks as IB World School
Prospect Primary School became the third Cayman Islands Government School to achieve their International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorisation in the Primary Years Programme (PYP). 26th July 2013, 10:44am
Minister Rivers & Councillor Connolly Visit DES
Continuing with their departmental visits, Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister for Education, Employment and Gender Affairs (the “Ministry”) and Mr. Winston Connolly, Councillor for the Ministry, recently visited the Department of Education Services (DES). 23rd July 2013, 8:16am
Passport2Success (P2S) Prepares Young Caymanians For Employment
On Monday, 8 July 2013, twenty three young people seeking to improve their chances of employability graduated from Passport2Success (P2S). 19th July 2013, 8:19am
Councillor and DLP Director attend ILO Conference
Councillor and Director attend the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour.  11th July 2013, 10:03am
Minister Visits SJACPS – IB World School
Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister of Education Employment and Gender Affairs, visited Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) to learn more of their unique Primary Years Programme (PYP) as part of the school’s authorized partnership as an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school. 10th July 2013, 1:32pm
Principals Meet with Councillor
Government school principals recently had the opportunity to meet with the Councillor for the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs, Mr. Winston Connolly. 8th July 2013, 2:12pm
New Leadership for ECCE
Mrs. Carol Bennett, is the new head of the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Unit, in the Ministry of Education. 4th July 2013, 10:38am
Government Schools Begin Registration
The registration of students enrolling in or transferring to Government schools for the 2013/2014 school year will begin on Thursday, 23 May 2013, with an anticipated completion date ofFriday 19 July 2013. 2nd July 2013, 3:59pm
Youth Crime Awareness & Prevention Day
Youth Act and the Ministry of Education Partners to present the Youth Crime Awareness & Prevention Day held at JGHS on 31 May 2013, and CHHS on 21 June 2013. 27th June 2013, 10:14am
Minister Visits Labour
Hon. Tara Rivers focused on labour concerns during departmental visits this week. 24th June 2013, 12:03pm
Students Lead the Official Opening
Clifton Hunter High School Students Lead the Official Opening. 11th April 2013, 10:39am
New Nursing Programme Formally Launched
The University College of the Cayman Islands, in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, hosted the formal launch of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, April 4, 2013. 5th April 2013, 12:34pm
Pension Withdrawals Contribute KYD$4.1M to Economy
The Cayman Islands National Pensions Law was amended in 2011 to allow pension members a one-time withdrawal of up to KYD$35,000.00 from their pension plan. 25th March 2013, 12:49pm
Ministry Shows Support For Optimist Oratorical Contest
Opportunities to develop and practise public speaking skills are being lauded by the Ministry of Education. 21st March 2013, 1:59pm
SJACPS Celebrates new Building and IB Authorisation
On Wednesday February 27th, 2013 the final of the new school buildings constructed under the Ministry of Education’s Primary Schools Expansion Project was opened at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS). 8th March 2013, 10:56am
Partnership between Ministry of Education and RCIPS Benefits Students
The Skateboard Club is one of the most popular options in the Ministry of Education’s Extended After-School Programme for government school students. 26th February 2013, 10:41am
PWC Supports Afterschool
PWC recently donated laptops to the afterschool programme.  15th February 2013, 9:04am
Vigilance Pays off at CHHS
Thanks to the vigilance of a member of the public and the co-operation between the Clifton Hunter High School and the Royal Cayman Islands Police. 12th February 2013, 9:12am
Maths Counts, says Education Minister
Improving teaching and learning in mathematics is a priority for the Cayman Islands’ 6th February 2013, 9:53am
CFA Donates Annual Syllabus
New CFA exam resources now available at GT Library. 1st February 2013, 10:09am
Early Childhood Pioneer Retires
Mrs. Corisue Terry retired on Friday, January 25, 2013 when she closed her early childhood centre, Corisue Daycare. 31st January 2013, 5:15pm
Education Ministry Highlights Progress Made in the Management of Scholarships
Internal Auditors reviewing the management of the Government Scholarship Programme in the 2009/2010 financial year. 24th January 2013, 11:24am
CISPA Supports Maths in Government Schools
Maths Recovery in Government Primary Schools. 15th January 2013, 10:03am
Cohort Nine Graduation
The Passport2Success programme’s success counts on community support.  19th December 2012, 9:48am
Clifton Hunter Celebrates Caymanian Heritage
The Clifton Hunter High School held their first Heritage Day on November 16th, 2012. The students and staff celebrated all things “Caymanian” including thatch making, racing solider crabs, and enjoying traditional Caymanian food and music.  11th December 2012, 10:44am
Savannah Primary makes history
Savannah Primary School is the second government school not only in the Cayman Islands, but in the entire Caribbean region to receive their International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorization for PYP. 11th December 2012, 10:36am
Bodden Town Primary New building becomes reality
The two story classroom and administration block adds 10, 710 square feet of learning space. It includes six classrooms, each containing a restroom and storage room, and a brand new library for all students and staff members. 11th December 2012, 10:30am
Professor Trevor Munroe
Biography for Professor Munroe is the author or co-author of eight (8) books primarily on issues of Caribbean democratic governance. 19th November 2012, 1:20pm
Get Involved in Education
The Ministry of Education wants the public to get involved and have a say in the future development of the Cayman Islands Education System. 30th October 2012, 3:20pm
Labour Law Course
Department of Pensions and Labour offers courses on best workplace practices guided by the law.  17th October 2012, 12:59pm
Past LA Speaker Obtains PhD
Ministry of Education and University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) celebrated with Dr. the Hon. Linford Pierson on his achievement in completing a PhD in Psychology from Walden University 16th October 2012, 10:29am
Sister Islands Labour and Pensions
DLP group becomes familiar with compliance. 5th October 2012, 1:48pm
Clifton Hunter High School Wows its Students and Guests!
Tours of the school were held on September 21st and October 3rd with a third one to be planned so that all elected officials are able to see the school. 5th October 2012, 10:15am
2012 Summer Reading Challenge Results
The Summer Reading Challenge asked participants to read a minimum number of daily minutes for four days each week as determined by their age level, and to log their daily minutes 25th September 2012, 10:04am
Year 12 External Examinations Improve in 2012
Government schools are celebrating another year of progress, as the 2012 external examination results for Year 12 students reached a new national high.  20th September 2012, 10:23am
New reception classes
Over 200 Caymanian Children Benefit from New Reception Classes 14th September 2012, 11:00am
Play, Read, Learn! Continues
A library-based programme focusing on children between the ages of three and five years and their parents/caregivers. 12th September 2012, 8:20am
School Leaders Gather for Start of New School Year
School leaders were gathered for the first Principals’ Consultative Council meeting for the new school year  10th September 2012, 9:39am
Ministry Offers Opportunities for Unemployed Youth
New passport to success begins for 17-20 year olds 6th September 2012, 2:28pm
Withdrawals from Pensions
Department of Labour and Pensions produces data since amendment took effect. 5th September 2012, 11:22am
2012 Gwen Bush Scholarship Awarded
Christopher Delaney is the Recipient of the Gwen Bush Scholarship 31st August 2012, 9:48am
CIFEC Enrolment
Information for Parents and Students regarding Induction and Uniforms for the new school year. 21st August 2012, 8:02am
New Pension and labour Hotline
Department of Pensions and Labour establish Tip-line for labourers in the Cayman Islands.  24th July 2012, 2:30pm
Key Dates for Reading Challenge
Ministry of Education and Libraries Summer Reading Challenge calendar of dates. 23rd July 2012, 12:42pm
The Law and Gratuities
Reminders to employers about some of what the law says about payments to employees. 23rd July 2012, 12:36pm
Reading Challenge Student Groups
The age groups that can participate in the Summer Reading Challenge. 17th July 2012, 8:36am
New Local Teaching Certificate
Ministry of Education now offering a new teachers training programme. 5th July 2012, 10:50am
Afterschool Martial Arts
Students who are in the Afterschool Programme get a visit from MMA and UFC fighters. 3rd July 2012, 11:16am
Business Continuity
The start of hurricane season is a good time to check employee contact information. 28th June 2012, 12:00pm
Employee Contracts
Need help? Call the Department of Pensions and Labour. 28th June 2012, 11:57am
Construction Inspections
Labour Department performs routine checks on construction work sites. 28th June 2012, 11:52am
Biggest Assembly
CHHS participated in the BBC’s global assembly. 13th June 2012, 11:21am
Reception Back In Government Schools
Kindergarten Classes being re-added to Public School Curriculum 11th June 2012, 2:53pm
Music, Paint and Create
NCFA puts local youth talent on display. 7th June 2012, 11:24am
Rotary Science Fair
Students show their scientific talent at the annual fair. 7th June 2012, 11:11am
GTPS New Building
Ribbon cutting held for the new building at George Town Primary. 7th June 2012, 11:01am
ECCE Celebrates One Year
Early Childhood Unit reflects after one year. 5th June 2012, 12:08pm
ECCE makes Donation
The Early Childhood Years Unit donated toys to a Childhood Centre 5th June 2012, 12:05pm
New National Pensions Bill
Public Consultation Sought on New Pensions Bill 29th May 2012, 11:49am
Interactive Library Learning Begins!
Reading initiative for early learners commences. 22nd May 2012, 9:00am
Agents of Change
The Education Minister urges Cayman's youth to take their role as future leaders seriously. 18th May 2012, 3:38pm
JGHS Honours
Year 11 students receive their academic and sports awards. 17th May 2012, 10:58am
P2S Cohort #3 Reunion
Graduates from Passport2Success celebrate one year reunion. 17th May 2012, 10:51am
High School Musical Supported
Ministry of Education donates to Musicians Ltd. 17th May 2012, 10:42am
Rotary Central Science Fair
Ministry gives support for 26 May event. 3rd May 2012, 10:27am
Training for Labour and Pensions
Three staff members received certificates of completion for the Industrial Hygiene Training Programme. 3rd May 2012, 9:22am
Pensions Holiday Ends
The two-year break from pensions payments for non-Caymanian workers is over  1st May 2012, 8:39am
P2S’ Eighth Cohort
Orientation held for new set of P2S students. 23rd April 2012, 10:26am
Get Those Books!
Ministry of Education and CI Public Library Services launch recommended reading initiative. 10th April 2012, 9:37am
Primary Sports Reign
A wrap-up snapshot of the Inter-primary Sports Day. 29th March 2012, 2:07pm
Jennifer Smith Retires from Civil Service
Mrs. Jennifer Smith retires from Department of Employment Relations. 28th March 2012, 9:20am
SJACPS Makes History
We make history as the first Caribbean school to get the International Baccalaureate Authorisation for PYP.  21st March 2012, 8:51am
Early Childhood gets Training
Preschool teachers receive awards for completing training course. 9th March 2012, 2:34pm
Annual Education Conference
Annual Education Conference 9th March 2012, 2:13pm
Safety Culture
DER continues to promote safe work environments to business. 27th February 2012, 2:28pm
Government Scholarships Online
The Ministry of Education, Training and Employment has launched a scholarship website that will allow students easy access to apply. 27th February 2012, 2:26pm
Behaviour under Control
Group of local teachers completed and graduated from the NPSLBA course. 27th February 2012, 2:21pm
Changes for Labour/Pensions
The Department of Employment Relations and the National Pensions Office will be closed from Thursday 23 February to Tuesday 28 February, reopening for business in their new location: 2nd Floor, Midtown Plaza, Elgin Avenue on Wednesday 29 February. 27th February 2012, 11:00am
New Standards for Teachers
These will ensure consistency and promote excellence and professionalism in government schools. 12th January 2012, 5:10pm
Silver Lining for Sunrise Centre
Clients and staff at the Sunrise Centre celebrated 25 years of achievement. 23rd December 2011, 11:42am
Passport2Success 5th Cohort Graduate
The largest group of students celebrate completing the programme. 23rd December 2011, 11:36am
New Curriculum from ECCE
Copies of the early childhood curriculum are being hand-delivered to each centre and school in December 2011. 23rd December 2011, 11:29am
Bragging Rights for BT and CYB Schools
Tough competition at the annual Spelling Bees. Schools and spellers battled it out for top spots. 23rd December 2011, 11:23am
365 days later! Look at them now!
PS2 programme Cohort # 2 Studentsreveal their personal triumphs one year after graduating from the programme 23rd December 2011, 11:12am
New Standards for Teachers
These will ensure consistency and promote excellence and professionalism in government schools. 23rd December 2011, 11:05am
Brand New Set of Wheels
Sunrise Adult Training Centre gets a custom fit bus. 23rd December 2011, 10:50am
Boosting Computer Skills
Four students are getting advanced training in computer technology skills as part of a collaborative internship.  2nd December 2011, 4:48pm
Caymanian Wins Rhodes Scholarship
Shmona Simpson, one of Cayman's own national scholarship recipients, is the 2012 winner of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. 23rd November 2011, 3:35pm
Passport2Success for Adults
Two new programmes will target unemployed Caymanian single mothers and men over 21 years.  22nd November 2011, 1:34pm
New Graduation Requirements
At a press conference on 15 November, Education Ministry officials announced that graduation criteria will, for the first time, include academic qualifications. 15th November 2011, 6:11pm
Qualification Break-down
An education framework will rank and compare common academic qualifications. 15th November 2011, 5:59pm
Qualification Break-down
An education framework will rank and compare common academic qualifications. 15th November 2011, 4:11pm
Academic Requirements for Graduation Launched
The Education Ministry in the Cayman Islands has taken a giant step forward, in its drive to establish a world-class education system, characterised by high standards of achievement and success for all learners. 15th November 2011, 3:40pm
Cabinet to Sunrise Centre
Members of Cabinet visited some special residents and helped celebrate a 25th anniversary. 11th November 2011, 4:44pm
Set Sail: Read
The theme for this year's literacy celebration encourages students to sail into imaginary worlds. 10th November 2011, 2:36pm
Passing the Baton
Shari Smith takes the reins as long-time SRC Director Roberta Gordon retires. 2nd November 2011, 3:52pm
SRC Achieves Silver
The Sunrise Adult Training Centre will mark its silver anniversary with a week of events. 2nd November 2011, 3:39pm
An Inside Look
A new CML TV series gives youth an in-depth look at financial services sector careers. 31st October 2011, 12:40pm
Educators Reach Out
Lending an ear, a team from the Education Ministry will consult with educators and students at several public schools. 18th October 2011, 10:19am
Custom-built for Lighthouse
A new Ford 550 bus offers fresh opportunities for physically challenged students. 17th October 2011, 11:40am
Training for Tot Teachers
A new introductory course offered by the Early Childhood Care and Education Unit brings practitioners up to speed. 10th October 2011, 10:37am
Showing Appreciation
Parents and students across the Cayman Islands joined the world today, thanking teachers for their contributions. 6th October 2011, 12:45pm
World Teachers' Day Message
Education Minister, the Hon. Rolston Anglin, JP, reminds everyone to honour teachers today. 5th October 2011, 3:36pm
Celebrating Teachers
Education Minister Rolston Anglin encourages the community to acknowledge teachers' contributions on World Teachers' Day. 28th September 2011, 9:06am
Students Achieve High Marks
But even while celebrating, Education Minister Rolston Anglin says there's still a long way to go. 22nd September 2011, 3:38pm
Passport2Success Round Five
Another group of 25 youngsters have taken the pledge to make changes in their lives. 19th September 2011, 3:02pm
New for CIFEC Students
Changes to the Year 12 Programme offers students an enhanced college experience. 13th September 2011, 6:02pm
Time for Literacy
Education Minister, Hon. Rolston Anglin, takes time to read with students. 12th September 2011, 10:40am
Service Club Promotes Literacy
Reminding students of literacy's importance, Rotary Sunrise donated dictionaries to students. 12th September 2011, 10:22am
Literacy for Peace
Is the theme for this year's observation of International Literacy Day (Thursday, 8 September). Education Minister Rolston Anglin says the benefits of literacy go beyond reading and writing. 8th September 2011, 9:37am
Inviting God's Blessings
A convocation ceremony starts the new school year for Savannah Primary students. 7th September 2011, 4:31pm
Help for Young Learners
Education Minister says legislation is on the way for early childhood care and education providers. 2nd September 2011, 12:11pm
Sister Islands Teachers Ready
The Brac's annual educator orientation was attended by top government officials. 1st September 2011, 3:22pm
ECCE Unit Sets Strategic Direction
To attract more Caymanians to early years teaching professions she said the unit would share research about training pathways with high school students and other training organisations. 1st September 2011, 1:27pm
Music Therapy Camp
A special camp united special needs children and their siblings in a special way. 30th August 2011, 12:08pm
Education Strategy Set
Education Minister Rolston Anglin shared his ministry's goals with the country's educators at the Annual Education Professionals' Welcome. 29th August 2011, 6:32pm
A Lesson in Culture
New teachers got a cultural tour of Grand Cayman as part of their orientation. 29th August 2011, 6:18pm
Top-Grade Educators
Senior government officials welcomed 29 newly-recruited teachers into the Cayman Islands' education service. 24th August 2011, 1:03pm
Books on Display
Two young interns used their creativity to win the Public Library's book display competition. 19th August 2011, 3:14pm
Exam Results Ready
Year 11 and 12 students from the 2010-2011 school year should collect their exam results. 18th August 2011, 6:12pm
Young Catboat Champion
Ned J. Miller is already contributing his newfound boatbuilding skills to the Cayman Islands. 15th August 2011, 4:40pm
Bridging the Gap
Interns help the Education Ministry's short-staffed information technology team prepare for September. 15th August 2011, 12:22pm
Dr. Pedley Honoured
The Cayman Islands National Archive Building has been renamed in memory of the late Dr. Philip E. Pedley. 11th August 2011, 5:31pm
Making Inroads on Illiteracy
The Ministry and Department of Education have launched a proactive approach to nip illiteracy in the bud. 10th August 2011, 6:30pm
Ready, Set, Go!
The fourth group of Passport2Success graduates are about to make their mark. 26th July 2011, 6:46pm
Culture Connection
Cayman's youngsters learned all about their heritage during a special Culture Camp. 25th July 2011, 5:51pm
A Youthful Solution
A student steps up into the role of trainer for his teachers and peers. 20th July 2011, 4:42pm
Applicants Invited
The next Passport2Success group starts in September, but spaces are limited so apply early. 20th July 2011, 2:31pm
Setting a Record
John Gray High School students gathered on Thursday 30 June to break a Guinness dominoes world record. 2nd July 2011, 10:48pm
BEST for Cayman's Youth
A new inter-agency initiative has been launched to help Cayman's at-risk youth. 21st June 2011, 6:22pm
Enhanced Scholarship Opportunity
Partners in a new scholarship offer, the Ministry of Education and RBC recently signed an MOU and unveiled the details. 21st June 2011, 6:11pm
Breaking Ground
Projects to construct new wings at George Town, Savannah and Bodden Town Primary schools will commence shortly. 7th June 2011, 6:19pm
Ministry Message: 'Value Education'
Valuing literacy and ongoing learning in a family setting, are just some of the themes being promoted in an Education Ministry public campaign. 6th June 2011, 1:41pm
New Unit Targets Tots
The Education Ministry has established an Early Childhood Care and Education Unit. 20th May 2011, 3:04pm
School Registration Begins
Parents are reminded to register children entering the government school system for the first time by 20 July. 13th May 2011, 3:20pm
Fair Targets Young Children
Sponsored by the Education Ministry, this event promises a full day of information and fun activities. 11th May 2011, 6:03pm
Connecting Parents & Kids
A new series of workshops at the John Gray High School will help parents tackle issues facing their children. 9th May 2011, 12:29pm
Climbing the Career Ladder
The third group of Passport2Success graduates are prepared for the future. 4th May 2011, 7:06pm
Financial Skills in the Making
St. Ignatius Catholic School's Five Stars won the 2011 Saxon Investment Club competition for the second consecutive year. 2nd May 2011, 5:16pm
Children's Writing Published
The 2010 RBS Coutts Collection: Poems and Essays features some 80 award winning pieces from the 2010 NCFA creative writing competition. 7th April 2011, 5:12pm
Week of the Young Child 2011
All are encouraged to participate in this year's events which will celebrate our past through play. 7th April 2011, 12:01pm
NCFA Around the Corner
The annual children's arts festival starts on 12 April in Grand Cayman and 19 April in Cayman Brac. 6th April 2011, 6:43pm
Therapeutic Melodies
A new therapeutic musical method makes a difference for differently-abled students. 4th April 2011, 6:02pm
New Face, New Structure
The recently restructured Scholarship Secretariat is under new management. 11th March 2011, 11:09am
Bonding with History
Clifton Hunter students learned the seafaring history behind the names of their academies. 1st March 2011, 5:44pm
For Anna's Kids
Education Ministry management and staff donated cash, food and gift vouchers to assist Anna's family. 1st March 2011, 5:25pm
Business Fundamentals
A delightful treat for the George Town Primary Business and Investment Club. 16th February 2011, 4:53pm
Tackling DNA
Can you say de-oxy-ribo-nucleic acid? 16th February 2011, 4:45pm
Maintaining Our Maritime Heritage
A new scholarship encourages interested Caymanians to pursue qualifications in boatbuilding and repair. 16th February 2011, 10:54am
Building National Pride
The newly-launched JGHS Environment and Science Club aims to do more than merely clean-up school surroundings. 15th February 2011, 6:35pm
Assisting CFA Candidates
Materials to assist with investment analysis study were recently donated to the George Town Public Library.  15th February 2011, 6:12pm
Moving Towards Educational Stability
Minister Anglin plans strategic direction in four key areas, for Cayman's education system. 2nd February 2011, 11:16am
Third Time Around
The Education Ministry launches its third Passport2Success group. 26th January 2011, 3:20pm
Education Via the Web
Education officials pilot a new learning approach using PCs and the internet. 20th January 2011, 4:25pm
Work Ramping Up
The Education Minister says he's happy with the progress made on the Clifton Hunter High School site. 17th December 2010, 9:41am
Gearing Up!
A recent meeting updated local contractors on forthcoming tender packages for the new schools' projects. 7th December 2010, 4:29pm
Spelling History
Three boys spelled their way into history during the 2010 RBC Primary School Spelling Bee finals. 3rd December 2010, 1:09pm
Minister's Message
Hon. Rolston Anglin urges all to focus on abilities on this International Day for Persons with Disabilities. 3rd December 2010, 12:30pm
Celebrating Ability
Friday, 3 December is observed worldwide as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. 3rd December 2010, 11:50am
Reading Starts at Home
The theme of this year's Reading Week is: "Families and Literacy". 17th November 2010, 1:48pm
Busy Reading Week
Parents, guardians and community members are invited to participate in reading week activities with primary students. 16th November 2010, 10:37am
I'm Special - and I Need...
An autism-awareness workshop prepares teachers to assist their special needs pupils. 10th November 2010, 6:48pm
Catching Up Struggling Readers
An Education Ministry partnership with Catch Up Literacy prepared more than 30 public school educators to assist students. 8th November 2010, 6:41pm
Highlighting Cultural Diversity
Students got up-close and personal with new cultures on United Nations Day. 2nd November 2010, 6:27pm
Interim Contracts Terminated
This CIG CMHSL contract termination paves the way for the new construction management team. 27th October 2010, 4:04pm
Adult Education Classes Offered
The classes will prepare them for the CXC and GCSE, say Education Services officials. 18th October 2010, 5:01pm
International Teachers' Day
"This most important of professions does not always get the recognition it deserves," says Education Minister, Hon. Rolston Anglin.  5th October 2010, 12:30pm
Building the Wealth of Nations
A Cayman delegation attended the UNESCO Early Childhood Care and Education Conference in Russia. 4th October 2010, 3:37pm
A Learning Boost
A local retailer donates to government primary and high schools. 4th October 2010, 3:07pm
Public Schools Closed Today
The Ministry of Education, together with the Department of Education Services advise parents and guardians that because weather conditions are now expected to deteriorate further, in the interest of safety, government schools will be closed today. 29th September 2010, 11:53am
Priming Kids for Success
The second Passport2Success offering will prepare 24 youngsters to enter the working world. 22nd September 2010, 4:14pm
A School Renamed
The late Sir John A. Cumber and Mrs. Shirley Kidd are recognised for their contributions to education in the Cayman Islands. 16th September 2010, 5:54pm
Schools' Tender Awarded
The new schools’ tender has been awarded to a local coalition for $2.269 Million. 15th September 2010, 2:27pm
Autism Awareness is Key
Pre-school teachers and nurses are invited to participate in free autism awareness training. 15th September 2010, 2:03pm
Time Out for Literacy
Education officials spent International Literacy Day with primary school students across the island. 9th September 2010, 4:03pm
New Bridges to Success
Students are reminded on their first day, to make the most of their second chance. 8th September 2010, 12:16pm
Making Preparations
Students are advised on selecting course options and preparing for the new Year 12 programme. 6th September 2010, 11:44am
Out and About for New Teachers
More than 30 new teachers get a taste of Cayman's cultural experience. 6th September 2010, 11:26am
Further Uniform Delays
Some uniforms will not arrive as previously scheduled. For September only, students must comply with a prescribed dress code. 1st September 2010, 1:47pm
School Uniforms Delayed
Uniforms for the two government high schools and the CI Further Education Centre won't be available until 2 September.  27th August 2010, 6:33pm
When Less is More
Starting September, the Ministry of Education will introduce students to healthier lunch and snack options. 26th August 2010, 3:57pm
Official Response
Government responds to a Grand Court judgement regarding the TJI vs. Cayman Islands Government litigation. 26th August 2010, 3:13pm
New Teachers Swell the Ranks
Forty-five new teachers, including seven Caymanians, were welcomed into the public-education service today. 25th August 2010, 2:54pm
External Examination Results
Exam results for public schools will be available on August 30 and 31, 2010. 20th August 2010, 5:21pm
Information for Year 12 Students
Monday, 6 September, is the official Year 12 start date for school. 18th August 2010, 1:43pm
GTPS Re-starts Reception Classes
Reception classes are offered again at George Town Primary School under a pilot programme. 27th July 2010, 1:22pm
Construction Continues
Work on both new schools is ongoing despite the re-tender of construction management Services. 22nd July 2010, 1:14pm
Agencies Pooling Efforts
Improved pension administration will result from an Employment Ministry, NPO and NPB partnership. 14th July 2010, 1:13pm
DER & NPO Proposed Reorganization Explained
Changes have yet to take full effect, but will bring greater efficiency to government services. 14th July 2010, 12:04pm
Teachers Feted
A special reception for Grand Cayman teachers closed the Honouring Our Educators month-long celebration. 2nd June 2010, 9:41am
Making An Impact
Volunteers with the Do Something World-Cayman Festival made a lasting impact at a local primary school. 25th May 2010, 1:44pm
Time to Choose
Ministry and Education Department officials help students select courses for the mandatory Year 12 programme. 25th May 2010, 1:11pm
Special Day for Teachers
Education Officials have given teachers a holiday as part of the month-long Honouring Our Educators celebration. 24th May 2010, 3:38pm
Teachers to be Honoured
A series of events will celebrate and recognise educators during May. 14th May 2010, 11:32am
School Registration Deadline
First-time government school students must register between 20 April and 20 July. 11th May 2010, 10:24am
Pension Holiday Gazetted
A temporary voluntary pension holiday for private sector employers and employees takes effect Monday, 26 April. 27th April 2010, 3:03pm
The Passport2Success Programme
Education ministry launches Passport2Success programme. 6th April 2010, 12:53pm
Tender Process for New Schools
Ministry seeks construction management services to complete new school projects. 18th February 2010, 9:06am
Strategy Outlined
Education Ministry details strategy for the completion of the John Gray and Clifton Hunter high schools. 27th January 2010, 3:28pm
New Graduation Criteria Coming
The Ministry considers adding academic and community service criteria for high school graduates.  22nd January 2010, 4:31pm
New Learning Opportunities
A mandatory programme will offer new opportunities for Year 12 students after external exams. 22nd January 2010, 4:00pm
Earthquakes & Schools
Education officials are reviewing yesterday’s earthquake response to make improvements. 21st January 2010, 4:31pm
Minister Comments on Incident
When the safety of staff, other students and parents is threatened, we have to act, says Minister Anglin. 21st January 2010, 4:09pm
Marine Photographs for Education
Award-winning marine photographers donate 800-plus marine images to Education Ministry.  14th January 2010, 4:10pm
School Visits Begin
Strengthening relationships among the Ministry, Education Services and schools is a key objective. 1st December 2009, 4:40pm
School Restructuring Offers Benefits
The continuity provided by all-through secondary schools will let teachers get to know and nurture their students. 23rd November 2009, 3:17pm
Ministry Connects with Kids
Watch Island24’s half-hour youth-focused programme on 2 November at 7:30 p.m. 28th October 2009, 2:43pm
Report of the Legal Sub-Committee for Persons with Disabilities
On Friday 13th March, 2009 the Legal Sub-Committee for Planning the Future for Persons with Disabilities presented Hon. Alden McLaughlin, JP with a groundbreaking report on legislative reform for persons with disabilities in the Cayman Islands. 17th March 2009, 5:02pm
2009 National Education Conference
February 24th 2009 marked the 4th National Education Conference at Mary Miller Hall with Keynote speaker Dr. Didacus Jules. 11th March 2009, 11:38am
Contractor Meeting - New Dates
Contractor Meeting - New Dates 26th August 2008, 2:27pm
Library Extension
Maples library extension gives literacy a helping hand. 29th April 2008, 11:13am
Ministry Recognizes Leadership in Education
Three of Cayman's educators were recently recognized for outstanding achievement with awards for successfully completing the National Education Leadership Programme (NELP). 21st April 2008, 10:30am
Summer Employment programme
The Department of Employment Relations (DER) is once again embarking on a Summer Employment programme for students aged between 14 and 22 years. 28th March 2008, 2:13pm
Builds Excellence Together
National Education Conference 27th February 2008, 3:25pm
Dreams from the Sea
Dreams from the Sea commemorates the catboat 4th February 2008, 4:10pm
Top brass sets the tone
Top brass sets the tone for National Heroes Day. 21st January 2008, 3:06pm
International Education Conference
Cayman to feature at international education conference 28th December 2007, 12:07pm
A little Christmas cheer
Education Ministry spreads a little Christmas cheer. 27th December 2007, 3:33pm
Little Cayman gets Connected
Information Communication Technology (ICT) as a learning tool in classrooms. 18th October 2007, 2:32pm
National Curriculum Review
Feedback wanted. 11th October 2007, 1:02pm
New Schools' Blog
Blog launched to showcase new schools’ construction. 28th September 2007, 10:32am
Physical Education in schools
A Report that looks at Physical Education in schools. 17th September 2007, 1:03pm
Investor in People
Schools’ Inspectorate becomes an Investor in People. 11th September 2007, 12:24pm
Invitation to Contractor Information Meeting
A general information meeting to be held at 1.00pm, 21st August 2007, at the Ministry of Education. 6th August 2007, 3:40pm
Being Smart is Looking Smart
Providing a safe and disciplined learning environment is the first requirement of any good school. 24th July 2007, 9:32am
Cayman’s Cultural Calendar
A special night in Cayman’s cultural calendar. 11th June 2007, 4:06pm
Educators' training a success
Support Assistants receive awards 4th May 2007, 4:55pm
Carifta team applauded
athletes receive recognition 3rd May 2007, 2:12pm
Maritime Scholarships
Opportunities in the Maritime sector 3rd May 2007, 10:52am
Paul Fenton Scholarship Award
Scholarship opportunity 2nd May 2007, 12:13pm
Plans for new High Schools taking shape
The development of Cayman's three new High Schools. 30th April 2007, 12:40pm
Invitation to Contractor Information Meeting
A general information meeting to be held at 1.00pm, 23rd April 2007, at the Ministry of Education. 20th April 2007, 12:18pm
New schools to reflect Cayman culture
New schools architects consult local cultural group 7th March 2007, 2:49pm
First for Cayman's athletes
Inaugural track & field championships 7th March 2007, 2:24pm
Education Law Meeting
Public urged to attend education meeting. 6th March 2007, 4:55pm
Who moved my cheese?
Change management at George Hicks 12th February 2007, 2:22pm
Ministry recruits educators
Teaching jobs for next academic year 7th February 2007, 5:39pm
Tomorrow's Learners Today
Minister attends UK BETT conference. 26th January 2007, 12:11pm
Ministry appoints Sports Consultants
The Ministry of ETEYS&C has announced the name of the firm who will provide Sports Consultancy Services. 20th January 2007, 4:03pm
Library reopens
Offical opening at Bodden Town 17th January 2007, 11:19am
Memorial Statue relocated
Seamen's memorial moved for National Heroes Day 10th January 2007, 2:31pm
SEN Report finished
Minister responds to special needs report. 8th January 2007, 10:46am
2005 Wage survey
Wage survey results released 2nd December 2006, 5:04pm
CEO leaves education
Mrs. Flatley to leave Education Department 29th November 2006, 9:08am
Occupational Safety
Occupational Safety and Health Training Benefits Construction Workers. 24th November 2006, 11:51am
Education Conference 06
Heavy-weight speakers at Ministry conference. 21st November 2006, 1:10pm
SEN Expert Visits Brac
Acclaimed SEN expert to engage Brac parents. 2nd November 2006, 10:53am
Sports Consultancy Tender
Ministry invites tenders for Sports Consultancy 31st October 2006, 9:12am
East End Library reopens
Residents of East End regain their community library. 24th October 2006, 5:50pm
Special Needs meeting
Ministry hosts meeting with Special Educational Needs expert 12th October 2006, 6:04pm
Lessons in Film-Making
Frank E. Flowers Jr. visited Cayman Prep last week to engage students in discussions about the film industry. 12th October 2006, 10:47am
European vocational study visits
Opportunities for Caymanians to take part in vocational study visits in Europe. 9th October 2006, 5:06pm
Flowers Conducts School Workgroups
Frank E. Flowers Jr. conducts school workgroups 25th September 2006, 12:15pm
Heritage High School
Heritage High School thanks local businesses. 23rd September 2006, 1:18pm
Early Childhood regulations
The Cayman Islands' Early Childhood Unit (ECU) received specialist assistance recently when it partnered with Dr. Winston McCalla 23rd September 2006, 10:14am
Bermuda Cricket Series
Prison staff represents Cayman in Bermuda Cricket series. 22nd September 2006, 1:46pm
A-Level Support to Students
Review of the Cayman Islands Government A-Level Support to Students. 25th August 2006, 11:05am
BT Library on Track
Robert Watler contributed a standing seam metal roof to the Bodden Town District Library. 11th August 2006, 10:45am
Bodden Town Library on track
A magnanimous gesture keeps Bodden Town library reconstruction on schedule. 10th August 2006, 5:28pm
Children Soak Up Culture
Dozens attended 'The Learning Caboose', a free summer camp hosted by West Bay's DCFS office that taught children about their heritage.  10th August 2006, 9:32am
UWI Medical Programme
Regional Body Accredits, Lauds, UWI Medical Programme. 9th August 2006, 2:46pm
UCCI Appoints New President
The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) has announced the appointment of Dr. Hassan Syed as its new President. 7th August 2006, 2:43pm
Football Camp 2006 Kicks Off
Cayman’s answer to this year’s FIFA World Cup championships will take place in August, in the form of the Cayman Islands FC International Football Camp.  24th July 2006, 12:06pm
New Education Unit
New education unit dedicated to Cayman’s youngest. 14th July 2006, 11:44am
Brac Labour Tribunal back in action
Cayman Brac now has its own Labour Tribunal dedicated to dealing with employment issues. 21st June 2006, 6:20pm
Computer Donation
Savannah Primary School receives Computer Donation. 7th June 2006, 2:22pm
New School Plans
Leaders appointed for innovative new school plans 24th May 2006, 1:57pm
International Education Expert in Cayman
International education expert continues to work with the Cayman Islands. 24th May 2006, 12:58pm
Athletic Association in St. Lucia
Athletic Association represents the Cayman Islands in St. Lucia. 24th May 2006, 11:36am
Progress for National Curriculum task-force
The task-force responsible for the development of the Cayman Islands’ new national curriculum met last week, marking a key milestone in the project’s progress. 3rd May 2006, 2:37pm
CUC Investor in People
CUC earns prestigious Investor in People award  3rd March 2006, 6:40pm