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11 163 needy children to receive school materials for academic year 2017

11 163 needy children to receive school materials for academic year 2017
Date:December 30, 2016|Domain:Social Security--Education & Training

​GIS – 30 December, 2016: A total of 11 163 needy children from some 6 252 eligible households will benefit from a cash grant allowance under the School Materials Scheme during academic year 2017.   The cash grant is in accordance with the new pov


Primary Education: Best CPE candidates 2016 from SEN and ZEP schools rewarded

Primary Education: Best CPE candidates 2016 from SEN and ZEP schools rewarded
Date:December 23, 2016|Domain:Education & Training

​GIS – 23 December 2016: Twenty children, coming from the SEN (Special Education Needs) and ZEP (Zones d’Education Prioritaires) schools, were awarded prizes yesterday in recognition of their accomplishment at the Certificate of Primary Education (C


Greater participation of women and youth in political life leads to stronger democracy, PM says

Greater participation of women and youth in political life leads to stronger democracy, PM says
Date:December 08, 2016|Domain:Gender--Youth & Sports--Education & Training

GIS – 08 December, 2016: A greater participation of women and the youth in the political life of our country will lead to a stronger democracy and a consultative and participative decision making structure, involving women and young people, is indee


Organic Crop Production: Award of Certificates for Training of Trainers

Organic Crop Production: Award of Certificates for Training of Trainers
Date:December 08, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Education & Training

GIS - 08 December, 2016: A total of 53 trainees who have completed a five-day Training of Trainees module in Organic Crop Production, under the programme Support for the development of organic farming and institutional capacity building in Mauritius


University of Mauritius organises meeting on Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality

University of Mauritius organises meeting on Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality
Date:December 08, 2016|Domain:ICT--Education & Training

GIS - 08 December, 2016: An Open Dialogue meeting on Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality was held yesterday at the University of Mauritius (UoM) in Reduit in the context of the first anniversary of Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) set up in 2015 in l


NYCBE: Progress review of Mauritius’ Education sector’s Reform project

NYCBE: Progress review of Mauritius’ Education sector’s Reform project
Date:December 07, 2016|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 07 December, 2016: The core amendments brought and progress achieved in the implementation of the Nine-Year Continuous Basic Education (NYCBE) - Government’s reform project for Mauritius’ learning sector - were discussed yesterday afternoon in


Tripartite Training to raise awareness on Asbestos at workplaces

Tripartite Training to raise awareness on Asbestos at workplaces
Date:December 07, 2016|Domain:Business & Industry--Education & Training

GIS - 07 December, 2016: Raising awareness on Asbestos, its hazards and on how to manage asbestos at workplaces is at the fore of discussions during a three-day tripartite training programme which opened on 05 December 2016 at the Maritim Resort &am


CPE Results 2016 Proclaimed

CPE Results 2016 Proclaimed
Date:December 06, 2016|Domain:Education & Training

GIS– 06 December 2016: The Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) 2016 results have been made public yesterday by the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES).  A total of 22 092 candidates were examined.  Out of the 17 099 school candidates examined


Science, a key for innovation to solve global environmental problems

Science, a key for innovation to solve global environmental problems
Date:December 05, 2016|Domain:Education & Training

GIS - 05 December, 2016: “Every day we hear of environmental problems that are threatening life on this planet and the key to addressing these challenges is education”. This was the master block of a lecture made on 01 December 2016 at the Rajiv


NSDP to effectively tackle youth unemployment, says Education Minister

NSDP to effectively tackle youth unemployment, says Education Minister
Date:December 02, 2016|Domain:Education & Training--Employment/Labour

GIS – 2nd December 2016: The National Skills Development Programme (NSDP) is one of the premier programmes announced by the Government to address youth unemployment and is very much a testimony of Government’s commitment to ensure that all young peo