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Jun 24

INAUGURAL DIASPORA CONFERENCE IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS TO BUILD PARTNERSHIPS AND PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 24, 2018 (SKNIS): In just a few days, St. Kitts and Nevis will be hosting its inaugural Diaspora Conference from June 26-28 to promote sustainable development through building partnerships between the Federation and its nationals living abroad. The June conference will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort under the theme, “Building Partnership …

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Jun 22

SAFETY AND SECURITY OF CHILDREN ARE TOP PRIORITIES FOR THE EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT UNIT (ECDU) IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 22, 2018 (SKNIS): “Children’s Health, Safety and Security, our Priority,” is the theme chosen for this year’s Child Month, which is celebrated in the Federation in June. The safety and security aspect of the theme were highlighted on the weekly radio-television show “Working for You” on Wednesday, June 20. Making safety …

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Jun 22

FOOD AND NUTRITION PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT, SAY PRE-SCHOOL TEACHERS  

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 22, 2018 (SKNIS): Pre-school teachers from the Early Childhood Education Unit in the Ministry of Education discussed the importance of food and nutrition at the early childhood level on the June 20thedition of the government’s weekly programme, “Working for You”. “We have to keep our children healthy and with that we have to ensure that …

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Jun 21

CHILD MONTH ACTIVITIES IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS CENTERED ON HEALTH, SAFETY AND SECURITY                

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 21, 2018 (SKNIS): The thirty-fourth celebration of Child Month in St. Kitts-Nevis, which is being held under the theme “Children’s Health, Safety and Security, our Priority,” is being commemorated with a month (June) long of activities, says Travia Tyson from the Early Childhood Development Unit appearing on the radio-television show “Working for You” on …

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Jun 21

LEARNING THROUGH PLAY IS KEY, SAYS EARLY CHILDHOOD OFFICIALS IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS  

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 21, 2018 (SKNIS): Some of the valuable lessons learnt by children through play were highlighted on Wednesday’s (June 20) edition of the radio and television programme “Working for You” by officials from the Early Childhood Development Unit (ECDU), who reminded parents that having fun is also instrumental to a child’s progress through life. “Learning through play …

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Jun 21

GEF SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME OFFERS INCREASED SUPPORT TO COMMUNITIES IN ST. KITTS AND NEVIS  

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 21, 2018 (SKNIS): Communities in St. Kitts and Nevis can further benefit from greater assistance via the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP).   This was made known after a meeting with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), community district representatives, community development officers and youth volunteers, as the programme …

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Jun 21

CHILD CARETAKERS IN ST. KITTS UNDERSCORE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TO CHILDREN’S HOLISTIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT  

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 21, 2018 (SKNIS): Cognitive, physical, social and emotional development are important components of the overall growth process of a child as they determine how children think, pay attention, remember, feel, socialize and learn. This is the model adopted by the Early Childhood Development Unit (ECDU) in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis in …

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