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Hon. Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (file photo)

Nevis Education Minister continues school visits

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (January 30, 2017) — Premier of Nevis and Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Hon. Vance Amory, continued his visits to government-owned schools on the island with his most recent visit to the St. Thomas’ Primary School on January 26, 2017.
 
Mr. Amory who was accompanied by Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Ministry Wakely Daniel and Assistant Secretary Kevin Barrett, described his meeting with the school’s principal, staff, students and staff of the cafeteria as rewarding.
 
Discussions involved the physical plant, new developments and concerns and finding ways in which the Administration could enhance the delivery of subject areas for maximum benefit to the school’s population.

(l-r) Chairperson Shoya Lawrence, Dr. Judy Nisbett Medical Officer of Health in the Nevis Island Administration and Chief Librarian Anastasia Parris at the opening ceremony of the Nevis Public Library summer programme at the Charlestown Methodist Church Hall on August 03, 2016

Healthcare official commends Nevis Public Library for mosquito awareness programme

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (AUGUST 10, 2016) – Medical Officer of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Dr. Judy Nisbett, commended the Nevis Public Library for its initiative to educate the youth about mosquitos and illnesses they carry.
 
She was at the time delivering remarks at the opening ceremony of the Nevis Public Library summer programme held at the Charlestown Methodist Church Hall on August 03, 2016. The theme for the programme is “Mosquito Borne Illnesses: Dengue, Chikungunya, Zika, and Yellow Fever.”
 
“I commend the Nevis Public Library Service for choosing the topic [on] mosquito borne illnesses for this year’s camp. It is timely since in recent years we have seen the emergence of new mosquito borne diseases in our region,” she said.

Participants in the St. Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Education’s consultation on strategies for the Education Sector Plan showing off their Certificates of Appreciation at the Red Cross Conference Room, Nevis, on March 23, 2016. Seated at the table (second from left-right) National Coordinator for the Education Sector Plan Development Dr. Neva Pemberton, Permanent Secretary in St. Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Education Mrs. Ionie Liburd-Willet, Chief Education Officer in the St. Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Education Dr. Tricia Esdaille. and Senior Assistant Secretary in St. Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Education Mrs. Eleanor Phillip

St. Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Education consults on Nevis for Education Sector Plan

NIA CHARLESTOWN (MARCH 29, 2016) — St. Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Education held its first consultation session on strategies for the Education Sector Plan at the Red Cross Conference Room in Nevis on March 23, 2016. The Plan is expected to be completed by September-October 2016.
 
The consultation was the last of the seven working sessions held for the development of these strategies by Education Officials of both St. Kitts and Nevis.
 
National Coordinator for the Education Sector Plan Development Dr. Neva Pemberton said, based on the discussions at the consultation, it would appear that peoples’ impressions of the strategies presented by working groups were in line with issues identified in the diagnosis of the education system.
 
During the session, programme development working groups came together for the first time to discuss the preliminary set of strategies developed in previous sessions.

Library Technician at the Nevis Public Library Services Glenda Claxton

Participants at Nevis Public Library Services’ environmental education programme learn to deal with natural disasters

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 10, 2015) — The 26th annual Environmental Education Programme offered by the Nevis Public Library Services for six- to 12-year-old students, will conclude on August 14, 2015. According to Library Technician Glenda Claxton, at the end, participants will be better able to deal with the onslaught of a natural disasters. The theme this year is “Natural Disasters.”

Claxton told the Department of Information, at the start of the programme on August 05, 2015, at the Methodist Church Hall, that the theme was carefully chosen because on the natural disasters the Caribbean region has experienced. She said they include hurricanes, earthquakes and this year marks the 20th anniversary of the volcano eruption in neighbouring Montserrat.

“What we have decided to do is to educate the children as to the disasters: ways they can prepare their homes and cope with the effects of a natural disaster, whether it’s during or after a disaster. (more…)

(L-R) Chairperson at the opening ceremony of the Nevis Public Library’s 8th annual International College Fair Shariska Browne, Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Ministry Mr. Wakely Daniel and Featured Speaker Ms. Kerrilyn Edwards sitting at head table on November 17th, 2014, at the Nevis Public Library’s 8th annual International College Fair, at the St. Paul’s Anglican Parish Hall

Nevis Public Library holds 8th annual International College Fair

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (November 24, 2014) — Students of the Charlestown and Gingerland Secondary Schools are now more aware of colleges and universities they could attend after completing high school.
 
 
A number of local, regional and international universities had the opportunity to woo them to their campuses at a college fair on Monday 17th November, 2014, at the St. Paul’s Anglican Parish Hall.
 
 
The Nevis Public Library’s 8th annual International College Fair showcased representatives from the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College, St. George’s University, University of the West Indies, University of the Virgin Island, Emporia State University, Monroe College, Quinnipiac University, Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis and Sagicor Life Insurance.
 
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