St. Stanislaus College A Co-educational High School



How can a distracted generation learn anything?

A 20 February 2019 BBC article addresses a problem with smartphones:
If smartphones are harming our ability to focus, how should teachers change their methods to give children the skills they need? It may be of interest to developing countries which are rapidly acquiring smartphones.

The Future of Education in Guyana
Presented on August 6, 2018 by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of St. Stanislaus College at the University of Guyana Education Reform Roundtable Discussion: ‘2018 Green Economy Workshop’
Symposium: Enhancing Teacher Professionalism and Status
On 23–25 March 2010, the Commonwealth Secretariat in collaboration with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) convened the 5th Annual Commonwealth Teachers’ Research Symposium at the University of the Free State (UFS) in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Guyana was represented by Dr. Morella Joseph.
TVET UK Mexico to generate commercial opportunities for UK Training Providers

TVET UK Mexico is a joint venture with Enermex, which offers professional development training programmes for the Mexican oil, gas and renewables industries.

Which country really has the cleverest students? Sean Coughlan, 20 October 2016

The OECD tested literacy skills among graduates - and the high-flyers were not in the US or UK, but in Japan and Finland.

University of the People - Online 'university of anywhere' opens to refugees
By Sean Coughlan, Global education editor, 19 July 2016

The University of the People (UoPeople), is one of a growing number of online universities which are opening new doors to people, particularly in the developing world.

University opens without any teachers
By Matt Pickles, 26 October 2016

A university without any teachers has opened in California this month. There are no tuition fees and accommodation is free. It's called 42. The US college, is a branch of an institution in France with the same name.

London is most educated city in Europe.
Sean Coughlan, Education correspondent, 24 August 2016

Where in Europe would you expect to find the highest concentration of graduates? The answer - by a considerable distance - is London.

Understanding Memory

Memory is often defined as application of learning over time. How does memory work? How much do we remember? etc. This 5-Day Lesson Plan provides answers to these questions.

Brain-Based Education

The overall goal of brain-based education is to attempt to bring insights from brain research into the arena of education to enhance teaching and learning. This article addresses Summary Principles of Brain-Based Research and Critiques of Brain-Based Education.

The Primary Criterion of Teaching is Mastery of the Subject

A thought-provoking letter to Stabroek News written by Mr. Alfred Bhulai - a former Saints Teacher.

 Micro-Learning Project

An account of a Micro-Learning Project recently launched in Guyana.

In a Digital Future, Textbooks Are History

This 2009 New York Times article discusses the impact of the Digital Revolution on Education, with focus on affordable Textbook alternatives.

The Khan Academy

The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. It is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere. Students can make use of an extensive video library, practice exercises, and assessments from any computer with access to the web.

Logging On to the Ivy League – Free online access to the best Universities

This article describes a growing trend where the top-tier universities are racing to give the public free online access to their best lecturers. Sites mentioned are Academic Earth, TED, and MIT OpenCourseWare.

Edutopia – What works in public Education.

Edutopia is supported by The George Lucas Educational Foundation and contains numerous interesting and thought-provoking articles relating to the teaching profession.  The article The Truth About Teaching and Learning is very interesting

Wikipedia for Schools

Wikipedia for Schools offers thousands of articles that have been individually checked for accuracy and appropriateness. It is updated each academic year by volunteers from the English Wikipedia and SOS Children, a British children’s charity.

Visiting  Guyanese Schools

An interesting account of some Guyanese schools by Gregory De Souza, B. Mus.,B.Ed., M. Ed, who left Guyana in 1962, taught grades 7 to 13 in Canada and recently retired after twelve years as an elementary school principal.

A Jesuit Priest talks about the transformative power of Education

Father Bill Muller, S.J. talks about the transformative power of education in the Ignatian tradition which encourages students to go beyond academic excellence to become "contemplatives in action."

A Brief Overview of Catholic Schools in America

An interesting account of the establishment of Catholic schools in Protestant America. Presented by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).

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