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The Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC)

‘Satisfactory’ inspection rating for CIFEC

Office of Education Standards inspectors have given a ‘satisfactory’ rating to the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre.

New school year starts in two weeks

The new school year starts on the week beginning 26 Aug., the Department of Education Services has announced.

Guilty plea in Further Education Centre burglary case

Meshach Vernon Ebanks pleaded guilty to a count of burglary Thursday for an incident involving a break-in at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre.

Charge in burglary of Further Education Centre

A charge of burglary has been laid against Meshach Vernal Ebanks, 26, in connection with a break-in at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre on Walkers Road.

HSM IP educates students on the dangers of counterfeit products

Corey Neysmith and Gabriel Morla of HSM IP Ltd. presented a consumer awareness program about the importance of trade marks, intellectual property and the dangers of counterfeit products to over 40 students at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre on Nov. 29.

Government moves high school project forward

The slow process of completing the new John Gray High School has taken another step forward.
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HSM internship program hosts 16 students

HSM Group welcomed the largest cohort of students to its legal internship program so far. A total of 16 placements are part of the 2018/19 academic year internship in partnership with the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC).
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​​CIFEC hosts career fair

The Cayman Islands Further Education Centre will host a career fair Friday, Sept. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in its library with the goal of connecting Year 12 students with prospective employers and internship opportunities.

7 Lighthouse School students make exam history

For the first time, students at Lighthouse School have sat and passed City & Guilds exams, which will enable them to continue their education by entering the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre.

Students head back to the books

Rowan McLean is not looking forward to the early alarm going off on Monday. Its buzz will mean the end of summer and a return to school.

Interns join HSM for summer

The HSM Group is welcoming four summer interns from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre.

Anti-drug program produces first graduates

This was not your typical graduation ceremony. Instead of a staid, formal atmosphere with speakers feeding them grandiose visions of the future, students who completed the anti-drug Behavioral Modification and Intervention Program got Donald Hooker.

Youth parliament chooses debate topics

The leaders of tomorrow have chosen some weighty subjects to debate.

Teen pregnancy in Cayman at 22-year low

The 44 percent drop brings the teen pregnancy rate to its lowest level in at least 22 years. The rate in 1995 was 11.3 percent. It has only been in double digits once since then, when it hit 10.6 percent in 1998.

Teens earn ‘Passport to Success’

Eight teenagers graduated Friday from the National Workplace Development Agency’s latest “Passport2Success” class.

HSM adds four summer intern students

Four students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre will be working with the HSM Group law firm this summer.

John Gray, Further Education Centre receive computer donations

Students at John Gray High School and the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre will have greater access to technology following a donation of 20 LCD monitors and five desktop computers by the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands.

EDITORIAL — Testing our commitment to quality education

Recently released testing results from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre are troubling enough for us to sound an alarm that should alert –...

7 percent of students pass math exam re-sits

Just 13 out of 189 students achieved a “level 2 pass” in math exam re-sits in 2016, according to results from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre.

CayFilm encourages students’ participation

Thirty students at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre were given the opportunity on Friday to advance their interest in filmmaking. Thanks to a donation from The Security Centre and CayFilm, Year 12 students received free passes for the Cayman International Film Festival June 30 to July 3.

Candidates bemoan debate no-shows

Two political hopefuls for the district of George Town West bemoaned poor attendance during recent candidate debates, not by audience members, but by the candidates themselves.

Students take up paddles for table tennis tournament

Eighteen young players from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre took part in a table tennis tournament, which organizers say they hope will increase interest in the sport locally.

Job programs aim to get Cayman working

The Employment Ministry highlighted a number of new initiatives, including a partnership between the Further Education Centre and the Public Works Department to offer an apprenticeship to students at the school. An internship scheme has also been started for job-seekers signed up with the National Workforce Development Agency.

Will: The sobering evidence of social science

Coleman documented how schools are reflections of, rather than cures for, the failure of families to function as the primary transmitters of social capital.

Student health screenings begin next month

The Public Health Department will conduct free health screenings over the summer for all first-time students entering government or private schools in the Cayman Islands.
Woody Foster, president, Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce

Foster seeks long-term solution to employment problems

Grocery store boss Woody Foster says he has agreed to partner with government on its “back to work” program, but insists it must be more than a short-term solution.

Cayman students unite for charity

A six-a-side football tournament and fundraiser, organized by the students for the students at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre as a means of breaking down barriers and uniting students through football, donated the proceeds to local charity Feed Our Future.

John Gray students hone interview skills

Focusing on exuding professionalism, aptitude and motivation, Year 11 students at John Gray High School recently took part in mock interviews as part of the school’s Career Activities Week. The event was designed to inform students about the prospects available to them in the workforce and what it takes to be competitive in a global marketplace.

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