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Holistic Education: Ten-day swimming course targets more than 500 trainee educators

Holistic Education: Ten-day swimming course targets more than 500 trainee educators
Date:November 06, 2018|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 06 November, 2018: A ten-day swimming training course, for under the Holistic Education Programme (swimming in schools), was launched yesterday at Droopnath Ramphul State College, in Pamplemousses.  The Programme is a major element of the Nine


Special Education Needs Authority Bill to be introduced at the National Assembly, says Education Minister

Special Education Needs Authority Bill to be introduced at the National Assembly, says Education Minister
Date:October 30, 2018|Domain:Education & Training

GIS– 30 October, 2018: Government will introduce the Special Education Needs (SEN) Authority Bill this year in the National Assembly.  The Bill makes a strong case for the establishment of a SEN Authority, a new institutional framework that will reg


Grades 5 and 6 students of André Glover Government School receive free pair of spectacles

Grades 5 and 6 students of André Glover Government School receive free pair of spectacles
Date:October 29, 2018|Domain:Education & Training

GIS - 29 October, 2018: Seventeen students of Grades 5 and 6 received a pair of spectacles each in presence of the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, this morning d


Cheque handed over to Association for promotion of women empowerment

Cheque handed over to Association for promotion of women empowerment
Date:October 26, 2018|Domain:Gender--Education & Training--International Relations

GIS - 26 October, 2018: A cheque of Rs 100,000 was handed over by the Indian High Commission Women's Association (IHCWA) to the Shakti Ekta Group Women Association (SEGWA) yesterday in Saint Pierre for its engagement in the promotion of women empowe


ICT: University students encouraged to become technopreneurs

ICT: University students encouraged to become technopreneurs
Date:October 25, 2018|Domain:ICT--Education & Training

​GIS - 25 October, 2018: An award ceremony for university students who participated in ICT Innovative Business IDEA Competition 2017 – 2018 was held this morning at the R. Burenchobay Lecture Theatre, University of Mauritius (UOM) in Réduit at the i


Importance of Mauritian Sign Language highlighted during a talk

Importance of Mauritian Sign Language highlighted during a talk
Date:October 23, 2018|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 23 October, 2018: A talk focusing on the different aspects of the Mauritian Sign Language (MSL) was given by Mr Alain Gebert, yesterday at the Octave Wiehe Auditorium in Reduit in presence of the Director (Planning & Budgeting, (including


Leaders help foster socio-economic development, says Minister Sesungkur

Leaders help foster socio-economic development, says Minister Sesungkur
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Youth & Sports--Education & Training--Economy & Finance

GIS - 18 October, 2018: A Training of Trainers Programme, an initiative of the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) organised in the context of the National Leadership Engine Project, was launched yesterday by the Minister of Fin


Minister Wong launches trainings to professionalise services of skilled workers

Minister Wong launches trainings to professionalise services of skilled workers
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Social Security--Employment/Labour--Education & Training

GIS - 11 October, 2018: Trainings in the field of housekeeping operations and plumbing/pipe fitting, for two batches of fifteen beneficiaries of the Social Register of Mauritius, were launched yesterday by the Minister of Social Integration and Econ


World Sight Day 2018: Education Ministry highlights importance of vision screening

World Sight Day 2018: Education Ministry highlights importance of vision screening
Date:October 09, 2018|Domain:Education & Training

GIS - 09 October, 2018: An event, aiming to raise awareness on the importance of conducting vision screening at an early age, was held yesterday at the MITD House in Phoenix in the context of World Sight Day 2018. The Director of Health and Wellness


Prime Minister highlights importance of education to enhance life chances

Prime Minister highlights importance of education to enhance life chances
Date:October 05, 2018|Domain:Education & Training

GIS  - 05 October, 2018: Schools are important institutions that help Government in the task of equipping the future generation with the necessary knowledge, skills, aptitudes and personal development, for them to be successful as the future leaders