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Source: 721 News
30 Dec 2016 07:43 AM

Psve Student Completes 2-Week Stint At New Govt. Building

PHILIPSBURG – Student Jodian McDonald recently completed a 2-week job-placement stint at the reception desk of the new Government building.

The PSVE student, who also worked at the Public Service Center (PSC) branch in Simpson Bay recently, was praised for her outgoing attitude, professionalism, and exceptional work ethics.

In the function of receptionist (under the auspices of PSC), McDonald’s tasks were to welcome and coordinate guests on behalf of the cabinets of the Council of Ministers, and provide assistance to government employees with regard to personnel matters, just to name a few.

Over the last two years, the Public Service Center Department has been working with various secondary schools on St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Dec 2016 07:03 AM

Minister Jacobs Calls For More Compassion, Equity

PHILIPSBURG--In her New Year’s address released on Thursday evening, Minister of Education, Culture and Youth and Sports Silveria Jacobs reflected on this past year and called on the population to show more respect, impulse control, compassion and fairness in their dealings with fellow citizens.

“This year 2016 was indeed a challenging time for many of us Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Dec 2016 01:36 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Student Jodian Mc Donald recently completed a two-week job-placement stint at the receptionist of the New Government Building. The PSVE student who also worked at the Public Service Center (PSC) branch in Simpson bay recently, has been praised for her outgoing attitude, professionalism, and exceptional work ethics.
In the function of receptionist (under the auspices of PSC), Ms. Mc Donald’s tasks were to welcome and coordinate guests on behalf of the cabinets of the Council of Ministers and provide assistance to government employees with regard to personnel matters just to name a few.
Over the last two years, the Public Service Center Department has been working with various secondary schools on St Read more


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Source: 721 News
23 Dec 2016 09:33 AM

New Council Of Ministers Grants Half Days To Civil Servants

PHILIPSBURG – The newly sworn in Council of Ministers held their first meeting at the Government Building on Thursday morning, December 22.

Attending the meeting were: Prime Minister William Marlin; Minister of Finance Richard Gibson; Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor Affairs Emil Lee; Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Silveria Jacobs, and Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure Christophe Emmanuel.

In its first meeting, the Council of Ministers took the decision, amongst others, to grant all civil servants “half day off” on December 23, and 30 where the service permits Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Dec 2016 06:37 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The newly sworn in Council of Ministers held their first meeting at the Government Building on Thursday morning December 22nd. Attending the meeting were Prime Minister William Marlin, Minister of Finance Richard Gibson, Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labor Affairs Emil Lee, Minister of Education Culture Youth & Sports Silveria Jacobs and Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure Christophe Emmanuel.

In its first meeting, the Council of Ministers took the decision amongst others, to grant all Civil Servants “half day off” on December 23rd and 30th where the service permits Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Dec 2016 02:32 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- During the first live press briefing on Wednesday Prime Minister William Marlin informed the people of St. Maarten that the screening process for the Ministry of TEATT is not yet completed but hopefully that process will be completed shortly. Marlin said that in the meantime, the Minister of Justice Raphael Boasman will be responsible for that Ministry until the new Minister takes office.
However, Minister Boasman has left the island shortly after the swearing in ceremony for the Netherlands for a period of two weeks, therefore, the Prime Minister will be responsible for the Ministry of General Affairs, Justice and TEATT until Minister Boasman returns.
The Prime Minister also introduced the new council of ministers, namely Minister of Finance Richard Gibson, returning Minister of VSA who was not present  at the opening of the weekly press briefing Emil Lee, Minister of Education, Minister of Justice Raphael Boasman, and Minister of VROMI Christopher Emmanuel and Minister of EYS Silveria Jacobs.
Marlin said that he hopes that the coalition partners will give this government a full four-year mandate which would give the island some stability.
Marlin outlined some of the things the government has been doing, and of the things they have high on their agenda are affordable housing and he plans to support the Minister of VROMI with whatever plans the SMHDF and the Ministry come up with to provide more affordable home.
Another priority for the government is the country’s infrastructure which is affecting the visitors of the island and residents Read more


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Source: 721 News
17 Dec 2016 03:52 AM

Youth Policy Plan Stakeholders Session Organized By Department Of Youth

PHILIPSBURG – The Department of Youth hosted a consultation session with stakeholders to discuss the Integrated Youth Policy Plan (IYP) on Friday, December 9, at the University of St. Martin (USM).

The purpose of the consultation session was to discuss relevant areas concerning youth development on St. Maarten as well as strategies for effective implementation as outlined in the draft document.

Welcome statements were given by Secretary General of the Ministry of Education, Culture Youth and Sport Jorien Wuite and head of the Department of Youth Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Dec 2016 05:01 PM

Integrated Youth Policy Plan Stakeholders Consultation Session Organized By The Department Of Youth.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Department of Youth hosted a consultation session with stakeholders to discuss the Integrated Youth Policy Plan (IYP) on Friday, December 9th, 2016 at the University of Sint Maarten. The purpose of the consultation session was to discuss relevant areas concerning youth development on St. Maarten as well as strategies for effective implementation as outlined in the draft document. Welcome statements were given by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Education, Culture Youth and Sport, Ms Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Dec 2016 07:16 AM

Jacobs Supports Recognition Of Local ‘S’Maatin’ English

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports ECYS Silveria Jacobs on Wednesday expressed her support for the recognition of St. Maarten English – which she spelled as “S’maatin” English.

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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Dec 2016 06:06 AM

Jacobs Outlines Ministry’S Plans For 2017 During Budget Meeting

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports (ECYS) Silveria Jacobs on Monday outlined some of the ministry’s plans for 2017 at the start of the public plenary session on the draft 2017 budget.

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Source: 721 News
12 Dec 2016 12:01 AM

Info Session On Istep For Public School Management

BELVEDERE – The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport held an information session on iSTEP (Inspiring Students with Technology in Education Project) for the school managers, adjunct managers and student care coordinators of all public schools on December 1.

The session was facilitated by Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Silveria Jacobs, the iSTEP Team and head of Division for Public Education (DPE) Glenderlin Davis-Holiday.

Presenters informed the managers and student care coordinators of the project, its objectives, implementation phases and most importantly, introduced them to the ICT devices that will be implemented in the classrooms.

Presenters also stressed to the managers that they are a vital part of the success of the project and will need to champion the initiative in their respective schools.

The session concluded with a Q&A segment where the managers posed questions about the project to the team Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
10 Dec 2016 02:25 AM

Information Session Held On Istep For Public School Management

BELVEDERE, St. Maarten  – The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport held an information session on iSTEP (Inspiring Students with Technology in Education Project) for the school managers, adjunct managers and student care coordinators of all public schools on December 1st, 2016.

The session was facilitated by Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Ms. Silveria Jacobs, the iSTEP Team and the head of Division for Public Education, Mrs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Dec 2016 03:50 PM

Information Session Held On Istep For Public School Management.

BELVEDERE:---  The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport held an information session on iSTEP (Inspiring Students with Technology in Education Project) for the school managers, adjunct managers and student care coordinators of all public schools on December 1st, 2016. The session was facilitated by Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Ms. Silveria Jacobs, the iSTEP Team and the head of Division for Public Education, Mrs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Dec 2016 03:47 PM

Mlk Submits Lists Of Concerns To Minister Of Education.

PHILIPSBURG -- On Tuesday, December 6th, the management and staff of the Dr. Martin Luther King School, provided a list of concerns. Minister Jacobs was surprised and dismayed to learn that the challenges being faced had not yet been dealt with when management and teachers requested an urgent meeting on these topics.
Head of DPE, Mrs Read more


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Source: 721 News
09 Dec 2016 03:06 AM

Minister Jacobs Attends “I Am King” Youth Forum

BELAIR – The Youth Department in collaboration with the Division Educational Innovation (DEI) is coordinating and executing a series of events falling under the “I Am King” project.

The “I Am King” project was launched in 2015, and the “I Am King” Youth Forum was held on Wednesday December 7, at the Belair Community Center, where Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Silveria Jacobs was in attendance Read more


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Source: 721 News
08 Dec 2016 12:45 AM

Ministra Jacobs Asistió A Feria De Salud Y Bienestar En El Vocacional

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SOUTH REWARD – Bajo el lema “Dependiendo el uno del otro para crear un futuro saludable”, la Escuela de Formación Profesional de St. Maarten (SMVTS) celebró el lunes su tercera feria anual de Salud y Bienestar.

La Ministra de Educación Silveria Jacobs, así como la Jefa de la División de Educación Pública, Glenderlin Davis-Holiday estuvieron presentes.

La Ministra Jacobs, animó a todos los estudiantes a aplicar toda la información obtenida en la feria de salud y bienestar Read more


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Source: 721 News
07 Dec 2016 12:03 AM

Minister Jacobs Attends Health And Wellness Fair At Vocational

SOUTH REWARD – Under the theme “Depending on Each Other to Create a Healthy Future,” the St. Maarten Vocational Training School (SMVTS) held its 3rd annual Health and Wellness fair on Monday, December 5.

Minister of Education Silveria Jacobs as well as Head of Division Public Education Glenderlin Davis-Holiday were in attendance.

Minister Jacobs encouraged all students to apply all the information gained at the health and wellness fair Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
06 Dec 2016 04:30 PM

Minister Jacobs Attends The 3Rd Annual Health And Wellness Fair At The St. Maarten Vocational Training School

SOUTH REWARD, St. Maarten – Under the theme “Depending on Each Other to Create a Healthy Future,” the St. Maarten Vocational Training School (SMVTS) held its rd annual Health and Wellness fair on Monday, December 5th, 2016. The Minister of Education, Ms. Silveria Jacobs as well as the Head of Division Public Education, Mrs. Glenderlin Davis-Holiday were both in attendance Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 Dec 2016 12:01 PM

SOUTH REWARD:---  Under the theme “Depending on Each Other to Create a Healthy Future,” the St. Maarten Vocational Training School (SMVTS) held its 3rd annual Health and Wellness fair on Monday, December 5th, 2016. The Minister of Education, Ms. Silveria Jacobs, as well as the Head of Division Public Education, Mrs. Glenderlin Davis-Holiday, were both in attendance.
Minister Jacobs encouraged all the students to apply all the information gained at the health and wellness fair Read more


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Source: 721 News
02 Dec 2016 12:15 AM

Netherlands Minister Of Education Visits Nipa

CAY HILL – On November 30, Minister of Education, Culture and Science from the Netherlands Jet Bussemaker, visited NIPA during her brief stopover on the island.

The Minister, her delegation and invited guests, which included Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Silveria Jacobs, and members of the NIPA board, received a tour from Interim Director Dr Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Nov 2016 11:29 PM

Minister Jacobs Visits The Carnival Vista

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Education Silveria Jacobs along with culinary art students and faculty of NIPA visited the Carnival Vista cruise ship on Thursday, November 24.

The visit was an educational visit for the culinary art students of NIPA. The students were exposed to the operations of the food and beverage industry of the cruise line Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Nov 2016 01:24 AM

Council Of Ministers Meet With Representatives Of Sol, Us Laundry And Nv Gebe

PHILIPSBURG – On Thursday, November 24, the Council of Ministers met with management of the three major industries operating in the Cay Bay area: SOL, US Laundry and NV GEBE, to discuss the environmental and health situation at hand.

While Minister of Education Silveria Jacobs, has been addressing the situation in the Cay Bay area for the past couple of weeks, the complaints of residents in that area as well as of the Miss Lalie Center have increased.  For this reason, the Council, upon request of Minister Jacobs, called for the urgent meetings.

SOL, represented by the Operations Manager Robert James and Bernard Cumberbatch, Senior Engineer from SOL Corporate office, explained to the Council that the company is the distributor of end products to their users Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Nov 2016 10:14 PM

Council Of Ministers Meet With Representatives Of Sol, Us Laundry And Nv Gebe.

POND ISLAND:--- On Thursday, November 24, 2016 the Council of Ministers met with the management of the three major industries operating in the Cay Bay area – SOL, US Laundry and NV GEBE - to discuss the environmental and health situation at hand. While Minister of Education, Ms. Silveria Jacobs, has been addressing the situation in the Cay Bay area for the last couple of weeks, the complaints of residents in that area as well as of the Miss Lalie Center have increased Read more


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Source: 721 News
23 Nov 2016 12:37 AM

Minister Jacobs Attends Rights Of The Child Ceremony

MARIGOT – The International Rights of the Child Day 2016 ceremony, hosted this year by the Collectivité de Saint Martin, under the theme: “Educate me right so my future is Bright,” was held on November 21, at the Hotel de la Collectivité in Marigot.

Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Silveria Jacobs was in attendance Read more


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