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Minister of Education; Culture; Science and Technology

MoECST and IDB Tour Itz’at STEAM Academy

February 22, 2023, a delegation led by Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño, Hon. Francis Fonseca, Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MoECST); Dr. Hon. Louis Zabaneh, Minister of State in MoECST; and Dr. Ilan Goldfajn, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), toured the construction site of the Itz’at STEAM Academy in Belize City.

Belize Observes Emancipation Day 2022

August 1, 2022 commemorates the 188th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire and the 184th anniversary of the abolition of the system of apprenticeship. For the second year, Belize joined its sister Caribbean nations in officially observing Emancipation Day as a public and bank holiday.

Reopening of the Corozal House of Culture

On July 9, 2022, the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) through the Museum of Belize and Houses of Culture, officially reopened the doors of the Corozal House of Culture (CHOC), after more than a year of closure.

National Celebrations Commission Holds Inaugural Meeting

June 1, 2022, the National Celebrations Commission (NCC) held its inaugural meeting at the House of Culture in Belize City to plan the events which will form a part of the 2022 September Celebrations.

The MoECST Receives Donation of 260 Laptops from BSIF

On Friday, May 13, 2022, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MoECST) received a donation of 260 laptops from the Belize Social Investment Fund (BSIF) at a ceremony held at Sadie Vernon Technical High School in Belize City.

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗼𝗘𝗖𝗦𝗧 𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗲𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗸𝘁𝗼𝗽𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗛𝘆𝗴𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗰 𝗦𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗧𝗮𝗶𝘄𝗮𝗻

On April 13, 2022, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MoECST) received a donation of desktop computers and hygienic supplies from the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Belize.

Launch of the Aptus PI Pilot Project in Belize

On March 3, 2022, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology(MoECST) in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning and NotesMaster, formally launched the Aptus PI Pilot Project at a ceremony held at the Gwen Lizarraga High School in Belize City. In attendance were Hon. Francis Fonseca, MoECST Minister; Mrs. Dian Maheia, Chief Executive Officer; and Ms. Yolanda Gongora, Chief Education Officer. Mr. Dean Dundas, Chief Executive Officer of Notesmaster, and Dr. Tony Mays, Senior Specialist of Open Schools at the Commonwealth of Learning, joined the ceremony virtually.

MoECST Receives Donation of Laptops from SIF

On Thursday, January 27, 2022, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MoECST) received a donation of 99 laptops and accessories from the Social Investment Fund (SIF) at a ceremony held in Belize City.