Tag: Education Council

Scott: PPPs can tackle school issues

Scott: PPPs can tackle school issues

| 26/06/2019 | 111 Comments

(CNS): Education Council Chairman Dan Scott has pointed to the private sector as a source of resolving the ever-increasing pressure on space in Cayman schools that he said could also reverse the divisions that have been created in the education system between local and expatriate children.

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School curriculum facing future changes

School curriculum facing future changes

| 29/08/2018 | 44 Comments

(CNS): By 2021, the Cayman Islands education curriculum will be changed, teachers will have an increase in salary and the John Gray High School will be built, Education Minister Juliana O’Connor-Connolly promised teachers during the annual education professionals welcome last week. It will be another year before teachers see the much touted pay rise to a minimum […]

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College scholarships to be means tested

College scholarships to be means tested

| 16/08/2018 | 109 Comments

(CNS): Recommendations that the Cayman Islands Education Council made to the Ministry of Education to introduce means testing for scholarships have been adopted, paving the way for resources to be concentrated where they are really needed, according to the council’s chairman, Dan Scott. The test will be for high income families only, but having free […]

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Opposition calls for school over port

Opposition calls for school over port

| 04/01/2018 | 65 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has made it clear that education will continue to be the priority for his team this year and they will be holding government to account, not just over teachers’ pay and more local autonomy for schools but also the completion of the John Gray campus. Speaking to CNS about the year […]

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Dan Scott takes helm of new education board

Dan Scott takes helm of new education board

| 28/09/2017 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Dan Scott, managing partner at Ernst and Young, has been appointed to lead the new Cayman Islands Education Council, according to the latest edition of the government’s Gazette. Scott, who has served, and continues to serve, on numerous other government boards, is the first private sector chairperson of an education board after the law […]

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