Iyan and Malika win BAEC Quran recitation competition

Iyan and Malika win BAEC Quran recitation competition

  Iyan Ali Waheed and Malika Ahmed has won the Quran recitation competition of Baa Atoll Education Centre (BAEC). Iyan, from Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi’s Alithari house, won the recitation category after competing with 104 students. Malika, from Eydhafushi’s Avidheyge house, won from the memorization category after competing with 26 students. The two were handed […]

Kendhoo Council meets Education Minister

Kendhoo Council meets Education Minister

  Baa atoll Kendhoo island’s Council has met Education Minister Dr. Aishath Shiham. At the meeting held on Thursday, the Council was represented by the Council’s President Ahmed Saleem and Vice President Abdul Rasheed. The Education Ministry was represented by the Minister and senior officials of the Ministry. According to Saleem, the point of discussion […]

Opposition candidate wins Kamadhoo Council seat

Opposition candidate wins Kamadhoo Council seat

  Preliminary results showed that the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party’s (MDP) candidate Ahmed Sajid won the by-elections of Baa atoll Kamadhoo’s Council. He obtained 169 votes from the ballot box in the island and 51 from the polling station in the central capital Male’ – in the by-elections held yesterday. The ruling Progressive Party […]

Auditing of Eydhafushi Council begins

Auditing of Eydhafushi Council begins

  Baa Atoll Council has started an audit of atoll capital Eydhafushi island’s Council. The move comes at the request of the Eydhafushi Council. The audit is also done to inform the current Council of last Council’s decisions and projects. The current Council says that the audit will clear the administrative confusions pertaining to project […]

Two students of BAEC in the “Top Ten” of Advanced Level results

Two students of BAEC in the “Top Ten” of Advanced Level results

  With ‘A’ passes in five subjects, two students of Baa Atoll Education Centre (BAEC) made it to the “Top Ten” list of the May/June A Levels. Preliminary results will demonstrate that four students made it to the Top Ten, according to the school located in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island. Last year, 11 students […]

Kihaadhoo School’s Dinner Night to be held in September

Kihaadhoo School’s Dinner Night to be held in September

  by Mariyam Yasma Baa atoll Kihaadhoo island’s school is to host its annual Dinner Night on 22 September. Entitled “Dhivehi Sufuraa”, it is organized as a fund raiser for the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of the school. Started in 2010, the event is aimed at staff working in Baa atoll resort islands and has […]

Parents memorize Quran with students

Parents memorize Quran with students

  by Thoriq Abdul Rahman Parents are taking part alongside students in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island to memorize and recite the Holy Quran properly. While 122 children are enrolled at the Eydhafushi branch of the Quran Centre, classes for adults are also conducted. A Quran memorization program for parents were launched on Sunday, as […]

Activity in support of President Yameen

Activity in support of President Yameen

  An activity entitled “Tharaggee aa eku rayyithun” (“Citizens in support of development”) is to be conducted in Male’ and other islands including Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island to show support for President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. At a press conference held today at the office of the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), the party’s […]

Kendhoo Council to text notices to residents’ mobiles

Kendhoo Council to text notices to residents’ mobiles

  Baa atoll Kendhoo island has set up a system to send notices to residents via sms. Public announcements and circulars will now be texted to relevant residents under the tag ‘Kendhoo315’. The Council already publicizes its decisions and relevant matters through its Facebook page.

Eydhafushi Council to meet residents

Eydhafushi Council to meet residents

  Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi Council is to meet the island’s residents on July 31. The meeting to be held at the Multi Purpose Hall is mandatory under the Decentralization Act. The meeting is to garner the general public’s opinion on what should be included in the Council’s budget. The meeting will also inform residents […]

LANDAA GIRAAVARU GEARS UP FOR MANTA RAY SEASON

LANDAA GIRAAVARU GEARS UP FOR MANTA RAY SEASON

BY: MALDIVES.NET.MV Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru is gearing up for this year’s manta ray season with the announcement of a special Manta Watch package. The waters of the pristine Baa Atoll around Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru are some of the richest in the Maldives. Declared a UNESCO World Biosphere in July 2011, […]

IN PICTURES: BAEC in the 1980s

IN PICTURES: BAEC in the 1980s

Yesterday marked the 39th anniversary of Baa Atoll Education Centre (BAEC). Located in the Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island, BAEC is the first community school established in the Maldives. Eydhafushi Times (ET) presents photos of BAEC in the 1980s, courtesy of Ibrahim Abu Bakr Fulhu and BAEC.