Friday, March 09, 2007

Research Edge Forum -- March 16, 2007

Topic: "Bahamian Youth: The Untapped Resource"

Presenters: Members of the Coalition for Education Reform, comprising representatives of major business and labour organisations

Date: Friday, March 16, 12 noon to 1:30pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Culinary & Hospitality Management Institute Thompson Boulevard

Presentations are based on a 22-page report entitled "Bahamian Youth: The Untapped Resource," which focuses on the unacceptable level of achievement among school leavers. the research concludes that failure to address the education crisis will produce grave consequences for this country's social stability and economic competitiveness. However, there is cause for optimism: while the solution is complex, it is possible to begin to address the issues. The panel will present 14 strategies.

The lecture is open to the public and free of charge.

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