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    Organised sport should not be used to engage children in physical activity as it alienates them from taking part in regular exercise, according to the chief executive of Fit For Sport. Addressing industry delegates at Leisure Industry Week in Birmingham, Dean Horridge said that the way we engage […]

Organised Sport Does Not Engage Children In Physical Activity

  “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine“. Many argue that moral development and a sense of caring are values to be fostered at home […]

Back to Basics – Understanding Morality and Moral Development

      A commentary by Neville Bartlette   Date: Fri November 21, 2014   There certainly has been a lot of mudslinging and mistrust at the centre of the situation at the Basseterre High School. Yet there is another side to the story worth a mention.   The BHS […]

The Other Side In The BHS Saga

Ms  Lyndel Archibald, Coordinator of Juvenile Justice Reform Project
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Hazel Thompson-Ahye, Legal Consultant of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Juvenile Justice Reform Project has emphasized the importance of looking out for the best interests of children at the two-day capacity building workshop for Juvenile Justice Workers held in St. Kitts recently. Mrs. […]


PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of Education has received the following advisory from the Chief Medical Officer. The Ministry of Health, Basseterre, continues to receive reports of children and adults experiencing “pink eyes” or “red eyes”. The Office of the Chief Medical Officer confirms an increase in the number of cases […]


Mr Tishon Thomas
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts The St. Christopher Children’s Home (SCCH) announces its Annual Family Walk/Run scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2013. To launch the fundraising efforts leading to the walk/run, the SCCH hosted a reception in August to show their appreciation to past supporters, and to encourage new sponsorship for the […]

Launch of Annual Children’s Home Walk/Run Event

Child Month March
(EMU) – St. Kitts, July 01, 2013: Following an impressive show of support, Director of Early Childhood Education Mrs. Jacquelyn Morris gives high praise to the public for its show of support for Child Month. Ms. Morris who spoke to the Media Unit at Independence Square at the culminating event, […]

Child Month “29” High On Public Participation

Mungo Picture Book Pirates
The Best Stories Under the Sun…New Series Of Storytelling Events In Antigua For 2012 Written by Justin Mewse Some of the UK’s top children’s illustrators and storytellers from Puffin will be heading to St James’s Club, Antigua this summer to host a new series of events for young holidaymakers. As […]

The Best Stories Under the Sun

By Russell Williams The title statement was a phrase I learned for the first time having moved to St. Kitts-Nevis. Without wanting to insult the person asking the question the saying makes complete sense as to the purpose of asking questions, yet after 11 years in the region I am […]

Fools ask Questions to be Made Wise – Where are ...

LIFELINES “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column appears on the 1st weekend of the month, and is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine”. By Michele de la Coudray-Blake Assertiveness, which describes […]

Promoting Assertiveness in Children

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST 27 January 2012 One and a half million Jewish children perished in the Holocaust – victims of persecution by the Nazis and their supporters. Tens of thousands of other children were also murdered. […]