News for Friday October 16, 2015

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A senior education official believes the development of male students is being hampered by the lack of male role models

A senior education official believes the lack of male role models at home and in the schools is hampering the development of male students.

Director of Education Glen Francis revealed that there is only one male teacher in the entire primary school system.

Speaking on a recent education programme on ZJB, Mr. Francis suggested that the female teachers are not necessarily best equipped to deal with the male students in the classroom.

 

Medical Technologist at the Glendon Hospital returns after completing a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Science with Management Studies

Senior Medical Technologist at the Glendon Hospital, Kimona Daniel has returned to Montserrat after completing her Master of Science degree in Biomedical Science with Management Studies.

The 2014 Chevening Scholarship recipient completed her course of study at Kingston University in the UK.

A reception was held at the Governor’s Residence in her honour on Thursday evening.

During the celebration, Her Excellency the Governor Elizabeth Carriere presented Kimona with her Chevening certificate of completion.

 

A UK based programme targeting children with Special Educational needs is now being used in some schools

 A UK based program targeting children with Special Educational Needs is now being used in some schools across the island.

Education City, allows the children to think creatively through the use of Information Communication Technologies ICT’s

The program provides teachers with activities that supports learning through the use of colour, sound, text, audio commentary and animated graphics.

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