By BBN Staff: Twenty teachers and 25 parents who completed training in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Classroom Management, Leadership, Parenting Skills, Intermediate Computer Skills and First Aid Training will be certified this week in northern Belize.
The program, led by the Belize Social Investment Fund (SIF), was held for 18 weeks in an effort to empower and strengthen the education system in Orange Walk.
Ceremonies are scheduled for 3:00 today in Ranchito Village, Corozal and at 2:30 on Thursday on June 16th at Carmelita Village in Orange Walk.
In a release, the BSIF stated that the participants are now “equipped with enhanced educational leadership skills and competencies, which will significantly contribute in making a positive educational impact in nurturing the development of students…(who will)…have the opportunity to develop socially, culturally, spiritually, emotionally, mentally, physically and intellectually.”
The training was done in collaboration with the Ministries of Education, Youth and Sports, Human Development, Social Transformation, and Poverty Alleviation through the Community and Parent Empowerment Programme (COMPAR).
It was funded by the Government of Belize as a Sub-Project under the Basic Needs Trust Fund 7, Caribbean Development Bank.