Tag: Cayman Islands Further Education Centre

Student injured in high school fight

Student injured in high school fight

| 01/10/2020

(CNS) A student at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) was take to hospital Wednesday and treated for injuries to his face following a fight with another student. Police said the two teenage students were engaged in a physical altercation at the school. No other details have been released about the fight but offices […]

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DES adjusts Year 12 programme requirements

DES adjusts Year 12 programme requirements

| 01/09/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS): As all students returned to government schools this week, it emerged that COVID-19 has created yet another challenge for education in the Cayman Islands. Year 12 students taking the Dual Entry Programme usually start their final year of compulsory learning based on the results of external exams taken in the summer. But since they […]

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Cabinet OKs plan for high school project

Cabinet OKs plan for high school project

| 19/11/2018 | 21 Comments

(CNS): An outline business case by consultants KPMG for the new John Gray High School project has been approved by government, and work is now moving onto the procurement process to find consultants and contractors for the design stage of the new school. The development will now include the refurbishment of the existing George Hicks site […]

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Police say ‘threat ‘ contained at GT School

Police say ‘threat ‘ contained at GT School

| 14/12/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS stated that three police units and fire crews responded to a report of threats being made by an individual at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre Wednesday at around 8:30am. In an update, police said it was a student on campus who made the threats but they did not say what the […]

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Public works starts apprenticeship programme

Public works starts apprenticeship programme

| 28/11/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The government has placed eight boys from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) at the Public Works Department on the first of its kind apprenticeship programme. The teenagers will spend eight months working with a master technician in plumbing, electrical installation, air conditioning, painting and carpentry, shadowing their mentors to learn the practical […]

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No school for CIFEC students in face of techie trouble

No school for CIFEC students in face of techie trouble

| 08/09/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Students attending the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC), who were due to start their school year on Wednesday, have been told that there will be no school tomorrow. According to government officials, technical difficulties over inputting data on the Student Information System used to generate timetables means that the school will not open […]

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