Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Department of Education meeting tonight #357011
11/05/09 11:57 AM
11/05/09 11:57 AM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 60,003
oregon, spr
Marty Offline OP

.
Marty  Offline OP
The Department of Education is having a meeting tonight at the High
School Auditorium. The meeting will be addressing the plan to have a
vocational school in San Pedro. The department of education would
like members of the business community to attend and provide feedback
for what type of training is needed.

San Pedro Business Association <info@sanpedrobusiness.com>

Re: Department of Education meeting tonight [Re: Marty] #357043
11/05/09 03:00 PM
11/05/09 03:00 PM
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 550
Cripple Creek, Colorado USA
M
mountain Larry Offline
.
mountain Larry  Offline
M
As a teacher here in the states I wish we would look more into vocational type programs. They have been the first to be cut. Not everyone wants (can) go to college.

Re: Department of Education meeting tonight [Re: mountain Larry] #357106
11/06/09 10:31 AM
11/06/09 10:31 AM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 3,280
Virginia
Barbara K Offline
.
Barbara K  Offline
My middle son (16) just started a culinary program offered by the Vo-Tech part of our school district. He had to get over the stigma of attending the Vo Tech (very looked down upon by the college prep type HS students & teachers) but now LOVES it. Comes home excited from school every day - haven't seen that since kindergarten! Learning great useful daily living stuff. And I love the "homework" - makes dinner, bakes on the weekends, etc. ;-)
I think Belize has a good Vo Tech and Agro program for students - at least on the mainland....And I know in years past Johnson & Wales Culinary Program in Rhode Island has come to Belize to train chefs periodically. Maybe they can offer some HS programs as well.

Re: Department of Education meeting tonight [Re: Barbara K] #357184
11/07/09 03:35 PM
11/07/09 03:35 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 342
San Pedro. Belize
Tracker Offline
.
Tracker  Offline
I spent 10 years teaching at a vo-tech school in Corozal.
I am pleased that, at last.
they are thinking of opening a vo-tech school here. As said before there are many kids that can not go to the regular acedemic schools. I have had talks with various members of the town council and government over the past 3 years and even put together a feasibility
paper for the implementation of such a program.

I hope it comes true. The kids here will really benefit from such a program if it is implemented correctly.


If you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns.
A bullet fired,cannot be called back.
A.C.G.C.

Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!

Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
Paradise Guy Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
December
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (1 invisible), 256 guests, and 4 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics68,075
Posts472,504
Members19,303
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1