Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs (DUO) announces grace period for study debt payments for St. Maarten students

DUO Dienst Uitvoerend Onderwijs

GREAT BAY — In an email dated October 20, 2017, Monique Hoogwerf, “Coördinator Onderwijs Caribisch gebied” wrote as follows: DUO understands that due to the passing of Hurricane Irma, many former student on St. Maarten may be unable to fulfill their obligations as it pertains to the repayment of their DUO study debt. As such, DUO has decided More...

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MinECYS Paviljon for CBA school
By webadmin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Charlotte Brookson Academy, MAC High and St. Maarten Academy to receive pavilions

RING ROAD – As part of the emergency relief efforts, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) received 3 pavilions from the Netherlands on the Karel Doorman’s first trip to St. Maarten. The More...

Silveria Jacobs
By webadmin On Monday, October 9th, 2017

Meeting Held with Public School teachers and Minister Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, October 6th, the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, held a meeting with the school managers of the public schools. The meeting was held to give clarity to the concerns More...

St. Maarten Academy Students - Tzu Chi Foundation
By webadmin On Monday, October 9th, 2017

Tzu Chi adopts 6 schools for breakfast programme

Philipsburg — Tzu Chi Foundation St. Maarten has broadened its humanitarian efforts and has adopted six schools for a breakfast programme to provide students with fresh breakfast each morning. Tzu Chi donates More...

Rhoda Arrindell
By webadmin On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Rhoda Arrindell: “USM cannot close”

POND ISLAND — “USM cannot close” says Rhoda Arrindell, former teacher at the University of St. Maarten (USM), as the students and teachers respond to the closing of their school in an uproar last More...

World Teachers Day 2017
By webadmin On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

World Teachers Day 2017 Message

Joint Message on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day 2017 Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers 5 October 2017 Teachers are a critical foundation of every society’s long-term strength – providing children, More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

University of St. Martin (USM) to close doors in November if it does not get Government financial support

POND ISLAND — Yesterday the Board of the USM sent a letter to the Honourable Minister of Education Culture Youth & Sports, Ms. Silveria Jacobs, informing her that if the government of Sint Maarten does More...

school bus
By webadmin On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Reopening of schools on track

PHILIPSBURG – The opening of school is on track with the Minister of Education, Culture Youth and Sport’s vision and goal. On Friday October 29th, the School boards met with the Minister of Education, Culture, More...

library 20170927 HH
By webadmin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Library needs assistance to get back on its feet

GREAT BAY – The Philipsburg Jubilee Library has been hit by more than one disaster. First Hurricane Irma ripped through the building and then the looters came – not for books but for the computers from the computer More...

Post Clean Up SXM Academy School
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

St. Maarten Academy: Still Standing

Cul-de-Sac, St. Maarten – Like the majority of the island’s infrastructure, the St. Maarten Academy School was not spared the wrath of Irma, when she made landfall as a dangerous category 5 hurricane on Wednesday More...