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Business in brief

Business in brief.

Business in brief

Business in brief.

Scotiabank celebrated Small Business Week

From 17 – 21 September, 2012, Scotiabank Cayman celebrated Small Business Week.

Help support literacy in CI

Writer urges everyone in the Cayman Islands to support literacy.

Local marine institute ups educational commitment

The last few months have been a hive of activity at the Little Cayman Research Centre in the smaller of the two Sister Islands.

Rotary Sunrise awards prizes

Rotary Sunrise in the Cayman Islands has awarded its fundraising prizes.

Catalanotto new Sunrise chief

Tony Catalanotto was installed as president of Rotary Sunrise together with other officers and directors at a dinner at Aqua on Friday, 29 June.

Car raffle continues

Rotary Sunrise continues its fundraising raffle with drawing to be held on 21 July.

Maples and Calder promotes literacy

The Red Bay Primary School will receive a Levelled Literacy Intervention kit, as a result a donation by corporate sponsor, Maples and Calder. The law firm recently presented the school with CI$2,500.

School children learn value of the world’s oceans

Children in Cayman's public schools are working on presentations to describe how humans interact with the world's oceans as part of the Ocean Literacy Programme.

Rotary Sunrise celebrates

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise celebrated 10 years of service and fellowship in the Cayman Islands with a gala dinner at Agua restaurant on Friday, 27 April.

Rotary Central wins top awards

Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Central Officers and members returned recently after having spent a week at the 38th Annual President- Elect Training Seminar and District Conference in Arc des Archidens, Haiti.

Children deserve to be cared for every day

Writer suggests that the Cayman Islands care for its children daily.

Parental tips for Cayman Reads

The first selection for young children is The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney, which is a wordless book.

Government offers Junior Achievement support

The Cayman Islands government ministries for education and youth have joined in support of Junior Achievement of the Cayman Islands by becoming the programme's latest corporate ambassador.

Joanna Clarke education award search under way

The Joanna Clarke Award process is underway.

Dressed up for reading

Miss Cayman Lindsay Japal read to studednt at FBCS

CIFEC students learning by teaching

Business students at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre have been given the opportunity to take classes and teach fellow students.

Rotary donates books to prison

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman donates books to the prison.

‘At-risk’ after school programmes supported

After school programmes for at-risk youth were given a boost when corporate sponsor PricewaterhouseCoopers donated 15 computers and laptop bags to the after school curriculum set up by the Ministry of Education, Training and Employment.

Business in brief

Business in brief.

Business in brief

Business in brief.

Prison launches computer education

Inmates recieving training and participation in computer literacy and PC support maintenance

Rotary Sunrise shines light on reading

For two years, club members have read with more than 35 selected George Town Primary School students to help improve their reading skills.

‘Village’ effort empowers youth

Some star power gives an additional boost to a new after-school programme, part of a community-wide enrichment initiative for Cayman youth.

International Literacy Day

International Literacy day celebrated.

Rotary Club of Grand Cayman celebrates literacy awareness

To celebrate International Literacy Day, observed globally on 8 September, the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise donated some 700 illustrated dictionaries to all first-year students attending government high schools.

Put literacy at forefront

Children in the Cayman Islands are urged to become literate.

Summer reading programme improves literacy

A summer programme has improved literacy among its participants.

Literacy programme is deemed a success

Our proposal was a simple one - the Webster Foundation would work with Government to bring the proven Catch Up Literacy programme to all Government schools, in a large-scale pilot project for its first year of operation.

Reading this summer a must

Students must read over the summer to prevent reading-achievement loss that normally occurs over the summer.

Help for parents, students as final exams approach

The Education Ministry is offering help to parents and students around test time.

Joanna Clarke award winners

Catch Up Literacy and Language Therapy Department were the winners of the 2011 Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education Award.

Joanna Clarke finalists picked

DMS announced the finalists for the Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education Award.

Reading, writing for kids

Kids learn to read and write at the Language and Literacy Institute in George Town.

Institute offers reading help


Tanya Samuels is running the first session of the Reading Clinic at the Language & Literacy Institute.

Reading gets a boost in GT

Fifteen enthusiastic Year 2 students at George Town Primary School spend a dedicated half-hour every week reading as many books as they can under the tutelage of Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise and non-Rotarian volunteers.

CCMI gets a boost

KPMG reaffirms commitment to reed conservation.

Brac Rotarians tackle literacy

Literacy is tackled by the Rotary Club of Cayman Brac

service club news Brac Lions serve community

In the past couple of months, the Cayman Brac Lions Club has had great success with several projects in the community, serving members of all ages. Here is a synopsis of some of their achievements.

Struggling readers catch up

The Ministry of Education, Training and Employment has partnered with the Webster Foundation to help struggling readers.

Minister focuses on Reading Week

Education Minister Rolston Anglin address a letter to the public regarding reading week.

Festival of Trees returns

CCMI's Festival of Trees is returning to Camana Bay this November.

Encouraging reading reaps rewards

Though September was International Literacy Month, encouraging reading doesn’t stop there.


Brac Rotarians read to youth

Brac Rotary Club helps improve literacy.

Rotary Sunrise prepares for International Literacy Day

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise will distribute the 832 books on International Literacy Day, Wednesday 8 September.

Letters to the Editor: Literacy is a human right

Literacy is important to help Cayman grow.

Rotary Sunrise park opens Wednesday

Rotary Sunrise park opens on Wednesday.

Literacy coaches build skills

Literacy coaches help teachers boost literacy.

Ocean facts for landlubbers


You don't have to get your feet wet to find out about the ocean in two upcoming events to mark Ocean Literacy Day on Saturday, 28 August.

Ocean workshop for teachers

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute is bringing a new educational tool to primary teachers to help them teach Cayman’s school children about aspects of the ocean.

Rotary district governor lauds Cayman

The District Governor of the Rotary Club, Diana White, paid a visit to Cayman recently.

Ocean literacy gets a welcome boost

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute is upgrading its ocean literacy campaign for schools with new and improved teacher support packs.

Rotary central celebrates librarians

The Rotary Club Central celebrates librarians.

Saturday Storytime: A new chapter in young reading

Rotary Club Central and the Library Services host their first ever Saturday Storytime session, last Saturday.

Inmates celebrate literacy, music

Her Majesty’s Prison Northward has come up with a different approach to getting inmates to learn to read.

Clarke finalists named

dms Organisation has announced that five finalists have been selected for the 2010 Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education Award.

Rotary central initiates library tours

Primary school students all around Grand Cayman are being treated to tours of the Island’s Public library courtesy of an initiative by Rotary Central.

Rotary Sunrise improves literacy

After carefully researching literacy programmes that will make a positive impact in the community, Rotary Sunrise has purchased and is providing training in the Auto Skills Reading software.

Applications taken for JCA

Applications are being accepted by dms for the 2010 Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education Award and the newly created Joanna Clarke Scholarship Fund.

Reading to children is beneficial

Parents are being encouraged to use International Literacy Day tomorrow [8 September] to start a healthy habit by reading aloud to their children.

Exam results ‘best ever seen’

John Gray students broke a Cayman Islands record on their 2009 exam results with 36 per cent of the student body passing at least five exams required for graduation with scores in the top three grade ranges.

Rotary Club nets 2009 CORAL Award

Going out of your way to protect and preserve the coral reefs around the Cayman Islands is its own reward.

NCVO wins Joanna Clarke award

The third annual Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education Award was presented to the National Council of Voluntary Organisations at Ristorante Pappagallo on 30 May.

Joanna Clarke award evening set

Cayman Islands-based business conglomerate, dms Organization Ltd. (dms), will host the 2009 Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education Award (JCA) Evening on Saturday, 30 at Ristorante Pappagallo.

Clarke Award finalists announced

Business conglomerate, dms Organization Ltd., has announced the finalists for this year's Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education Award.

dms accepting applications for Joanna Clarke Award

dms Organization Ltd. has officially launched its call for applicants for the 2009 Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education Award.

Literacy fair announced

A Family Literacy Fair will be held 29 November.

John Gray receives Excellence in Education award

dms Organization Ltd. awarded its annual Joanna Clarke Excellence in Education award to John Gray High School last Wednesday night at an awards ceremony hosted at the Ritz-Carlton's Blue restaurant.

Our Ocean Planet launched for schools

Wednesday marked a special day in education for Cayman with the launch of Our Ocean Planet, a teaching aid produced by the Central Caribbean Marine Institute which will be providing a way for Cayman's Year 6 teachers to cover a treasure trove of ocean knowledge.

Improving literacy among youth

The Department of Education Services and Maples and Calder have partnered with Books & Books to create Cayman's first-ever book award.

Rotarians lend a hand to reading

Rotary Sunrise members have been reading with some of the youngsters at the Leading Edge High School for some time and real progress has been made because of the one-to-one attention.

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