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Education: 25 110 children enroll at grades 1 and 7 for Academic Year 2018

Education: 25 110 children enroll at grades 1 and 7 for Academic Year 2018
Date:January 09, 2018|Domain:Education & Training

GIS– 09 January, 2018: The Admission procedures to Grade 1, formerly Standard I, and Grade 7, previously Form I, are being held today for some 25 110 young Mauritians. The number of pupils who have joined Grade 1 at primary level this year (excludi


Disaster Risk Reduction: Awareness campaign for Primary Schools launched

Disaster Risk Reduction: Awareness campaign for Primary Schools launched
Date:December 22, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Environment

GIS – 22 December, 2017:    An awareness campaign on Safety and Disaster Risk Reduction for Head of Schools working in the Primary Education sector was held this morning at the Mobile Wing, SMF, in Vacoas.  It was organised against the backdrop that


MRA: Professionals from Africa complete Executive Master’s in Taxation

MRA: Professionals from Africa complete Executive Master’s in Taxation
Date:December 14, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Education & Training

GIS – 14 December, 2017: A second cohort of 15 taxation professionals from French-speaking African countries have completed an Executive Master’s in Taxation (EMT).  The closing ceremony to the course was held yesterday at the Mauritius Revenue Auth


Higher Education sector has to be more responsive to the emerging needs of Mauritius, says Minister

Higher Education sector has to be more responsive to the emerging needs of Mauritius, says Minister
Date:December 14, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Judiciary

GIS – 14 December, 2017: Our higher education sector has to be modernised, it has to be revamped and, above all, it has to be more responsive to the emerging needs of the country, said the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Educatio


PSAC Results 2017 proclaimed with a pass rate of 77.70% for first cohort examined

PSAC Results 2017 proclaimed with a pass rate of 77.70% for first cohort examined
Date:December 13, 2017|Domain:Education & Training

​GIS – 13 December, 2017: The Primary School Achievement Certificate (PSAC) 2017 results - with a pass percentage of 77.70% - were made public yesterday by the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES).  A total of 20 421 candidates were examined.  


Graduate Training for Employment Scheme: 25 Graduates complete industry-driven training

Graduate Training for Employment Scheme: 25 Graduates complete industry-driven training
Date:December 08, 2017|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 08 December, 2017: A group of twenty-five graduates received their certificates yesterday following the successful completion of the first part of the CIM Finance Graduate Development Programme under the Graduate Training for Employment Scheme


Science, technology and innovation crucial to Africa’s sustainable future, says President Gurib-Fakim

Science, technology and innovation crucial to Africa’s sustainable future, says President Gurib-Fakim
Date:November 29, 2017|Domain:Health--Education & Training--International Relations--Sustainable Development

GIS – 29 November, 2017: Science, technology and innovation are crucial to Africa’s progress and sustainable future, said the President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, yesterday at the launching of the third edition of the United Nations Ed


UNESCO’s ‘Legacies of Slavery’ publication launched at Le Morne village

UNESCO’s ‘Legacies of Slavery’ publication launched at Le Morne village
Date:November 29, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture--Education & Training

GIS – 29 November 2017: ‘Legacies of Slavery: A Handbook for Managers of Sites and Itineraries of Memory’ publication was launched by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, yesterday at Le Morne village. The Deputy Director Gene


University of Mauritius hosts conference on Contemporary Challenges of Slavery

University of Mauritius hosts conference on Contemporary Challenges of Slavery
Date:November 29, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture--Education & Training

GIS - 29 November, 2017: A one-day conference on Contemporary challenges of slavery, heritage, memory and identity, organised in the context of the statutory meeting of the International Scientific Committee of the Slave Route Project, was held this


Launch of Grant Scheme to make Mauritius a high income innovation-driven economy

Launch of Grant Scheme to make Mauritius a high income innovation-driven economy
Date:November 28, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Education & Training--Business & Industry

GIS – 28 November, 2017: The formulation of the Pole of Innovation Grant Scheme by the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) is in line with Government strategy to harness new ventures to boost growth and make of Mauritius an innovation-driven high incom