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Dominica’s Convent High School Welcomes E-Testing

Born out of a need to have exam results returned in time to issue report cards, e-testing is rapidly becoming a standard testing format at Convent High School (CHS) in Dominica. The benefits have become clearer with each implementation: saving cost, time, and enhancing the quality of the questions, the...

Holy Childhood High Students Achieve Academic Success, Win Accolades

  The results of the 2016 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) reflected a welcome resurgence by students of Holy Childhood High School with Samoya Cochrane copping an impressive five subjects, all 1s in the CAPE, and Sahara Pinnock’s 10 CSEC passes – all at...

ENERGY FOR YOUNG MINDS

Development of Energy Studies at CAST/UTech The development of Energy Studies at CAST/UTECH began in the 1970’s when: Funding from the OAS enabled CAST to begin work in solar energy in 1978 Dr. Oliver Headley, then at UWI, St. Augustine, gave assistance to this nascent effort in R&D. A training...

Energy Efficiency Financing Programme in the Caribbean

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, Tuesday signed a $20 million financing to launch Banco BHD’s innovative new energy efficiency finance program, which will help Dominican firms decrease their energy costs and consumption, implement cleaner production projects and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Lars Thunell, CEO and Executive Vice...