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April 4, 2024

Nadia Caliz defeats Ifasina Efunyemi for post of president of Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU)

The Union's annual National Convention took place starting on Wednesday in Belmopan at Our Lady of Guadalupe High School, being traditionally held in the week after [...]
December 7, 2023

Education Minister announces Government to pay salaries, pensions, allowances and full-service benefits at grant-aided schools

These are schools that accept Government funding but pay a portion of teachers’ salaries in a ratio of 70-30.
November 26, 2023

National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) demands Government of Belize to withdraw telephone allowance increase for high ranking government officers

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) joins the Public Service Union of Belize (PSU) and the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) [...]
November 24, 2023

Belize National Teachers’ Union threatens “to roar” over increased Government allowances, delays in increments and salary

For these and obvious other reasons, the Union in a press statement today treats with “tremendous disdain” news of a telephone allowance increase to chief executive [...]
July 8, 2023

‘Concerned members’ of the National Teachers Union continue to challenge the new President: ‘Is Ruth Shoman a valid member of BNTU?’

She pointed out that she has been a BNTU staff representative at her school for 15 years before being elected as National Secretary at the same [...]
July 2, 2023

‘Concerned Members’ of Teachers Union file petition against new President Ruth Shoman

The statement is in support of a petition against the President and intention to file a court case for judicial review of the issue.
May 10, 2023

Ruth Shoman rescinds resignation from Teacher’s Union; outgoing president Elena Smith says ‘we are moving forward united’

Outgoing president Senator Elena Smith told reporters that she was “disappointed” by Shoman’s handling of her resignation, particularly the suggestion that she, Smith, failed to speak [...]
May 8, 2023

Ruth Shoman stands down from Teachers’ Union presidency

Shoman was elected in April at the BNTU National Convention in Orange Walk over Dangriga’s Ifasina Efunyemi to succeed the term-limited Senator Elena Smith.