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Students and staff of John Gray High School, together with invited dignitaries, held a special assembly Wednesday morning, packed with music, song, speeches and congratulations as they marked the first time the school has received a 'good' rating from inspectors.
John Gray High School achieved a ‘Good’ rating during its last inspection, making it the first mainstream public school to meet the government’s expected level of quality.
No non-Caymanian children were turned away from public schools in the Cayman Islands because of capacity issues in the past academic year.
The Office of Education Standards recently published inspection reports for four schools – .Theoline McCoy Primary School, Cayman Learning Centre, Footsteps and Hope Academy.
Local school inspectors have highlighted governance and leadership issues at St Ignatius Catholic School in their latest report on the private school, saying it is impacting the overall performance of the institution.
George Town Primary School has maintained its overall rating of satisfactory in the latest assessment from the Office of Education Standards.
Despite being locked down since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sir John A. Cumber Primary School received an overall performance rating of satisfactory after its most recent inspection.
The Treasure Garden and ABC Kids preschools have been rated overall satisfactory by the Office of Education Standards.
Peter Carpenter, the director of the Office of Education Standards, will leave the post at the end of this year.
The Office of Education Standards has announced changes to the school inspection framework, to take effect during the next inspection cycle beginning in January 2021.
The Office of Education Standards has surveyed 227 teachers, parents and education stakeholders on the current school-inspection framework.
Minister of Education Juliana O’Connor-Connolly appeared alongside several of her colleagues during the 26 June government press conference to address questions about reopening Cayman’s schools.
While few of Cayman’s young people have become physically ill from the virus, they are living with its social and developmental consequences. School closures, mandated in mid-March, mean most students in Cayman have not seen friends, teachers or coaches face-to-face in 12 weeks. Homes have become classrooms, parents have become teachers, and teachers have become masters of improvisation.
Nearly one in 10 public school students in the Cayman Islands lacked access to a digital device or computer as of mid-May, two months after government-mandated distance learning began, according to an inspection report released Thursday afternoon by the Office of Education Standards.
Office of Education Standards inspectors have determined that Triple C School has made satisfactory progress in adopting recommendations arising from an assessment last year that gave the school a ‘weak’ rating.
The Office of Education Standards has rated Edna M. Moyle Primary School as ‘satisfactory’ overall, noting it has improved since the last inspection in March 2015 when it received an ‘unsatisfactory’ grade.
The Office of Education Standards has released six inspection reports so far this year, with most schools receiving ‘satisfactory’ or ‘good’ grades, apart from Calvary Baptist Christian Academy, which was deemed to be ‘weak’.
Clifton Hunter High School continues to register weak progress according to a recent follow-up inspection by the Office of Education Standards. In the initial inspection,...
Teaching quality an student behavior led concerns, although leadership has improved
A new report from the Office of Education Standards says Cayman Islands education has improved overall in the last five years, but that students are still under-performing when compared to international standards.
A recently released audit of the special needs population in Cayman’s government schools paints a somewhat different picture than previously released data.
Two of Cayman’s private schools have been found lacking in their educational offerings in new reports from the Office of Education Standards.
In his recent strategic policy statement to the Legislative Assembly, Premier Alden McLaughlin outlined a move to decentralise control away from the Ministry of Education and Department of Education Services.
School inspectors say George Town Primary is making progress in addressing shortcomings and has moved from being a weak school to one that is judged as satisfactory.
The new school inspection framework sets appropriately high expectations. Now it is up to us to reach the bar.
A newly published report says Cayman Prep and High School “performs well in all major aspects of its work”.
Lighthouse School has become the first Cayman Islands Government school to earn a “good” rating under the new framework for school inspections that was adopted last year.
Inspection reports on Prospect and Savannah primary schools have been released in recent days. Prospect Primary was found to be making satisfactory progress, but Savannah Primary was assessed as weak in almost every metric.
In reports on four Cayman preschools released Monday, the Office of Education Standards found three of the schools to be satisfactory while one was deemed excellent. All four inspections were conducted in January.
The Ministry of Education released a statement on Saturday in response to a new report from the Office of Education Standards, showing that government high schools in the Cayman Islands are well short of where they need to be to meet accepted standards.
A new report from the Office of Education Standards shows that government high schools in the Cayman Islands are well short of where they need to be to meet accepted standards.
Clifton Hunter High School students are performing well below international standards because they are not receiving adequate instruction, according to an inspection report issued late Tuesday by the Office of Education Standards.
A summary report on surveys taken during a series of school inspections in the past year shows how various primary schools stack up against one another in terms of parent, staff and student assessments.
As far as we can determine, there is little to find fault with the Office of Education Standards, which just issued its annual report, focusing on the 10 public primary schools in the Cayman Islands.
A report by Cayman’s Office of Education Standards says that while government elementary schools have made improvements in many areas in the past three years, it has not made an impact on overall student performance.
After legislative approval, the Office of Education Standards has posted its framework for “Successful Schools and Achieving Students,” a template for evaluating both government and private schools and their educational programs.
The last inspection of 10 Cayman Islands government primary schools has been completed. The Office of Education Standards published its report on Cayman Brac’s West End Primary School on Thursday.
The Office of Education Standards is holding a series of district meetings from Wednesday to June 1 to seek input on its new inspection framework, “Successful Schools and Achieving Students.”
Education officials appear to be delivering on their promise to evaluate thoroughly government schools’ performance and to make their findings public.
A new report says East End Primary School has made mostly “satisfactory” progress in the past three years on recommendations that were made after an inspection during the 2014-2015 school year.
Evaluators have determined that George Town Primary has done a poor job in addressing the shortcomings identified in a 2014-2015 inspection report.
A new assessment report says Prospect Primary School has made satisfactory or good progress on the recommendations it was given as part of a school inspection during the 2014/15 academic year.
A new framework for inspecting Cayman Islands schools has been issued to principals across the island. The Office of Education Standards is looking for feedback on the guidelines from school administrators and, eventually, members of the public before finalizing them.
Three years after a comprehensive set of inspections found only two of Cayman’s 15 public schools performing at a “good” level – 10 were deemed “unsatisfactory” – a new round of inspections is under way.