BAEC extends application deadline for Advanced Level

BAEC extends application deadline for Advanced Level

Baa Atoll Education Centre (BAEC) in Eydhafushi has extended the deadline for applications to do Advanced Level studies. The deadline to apply for enrolment in grade 11 was extended to Thursday next week upon request by many students, according to BAEC. Earlier, the deadline was set for yesterday. BAEC has also introduced B Tech Advanced […]

Work begins on establishing vocational training center in Kihaadhoo

Work begins on establishing vocational training center in Kihaadhoo

  Work is underway to establish a vocational training center in Baa atoll Kihaadhoo, aimed at providing skills and paving way for employment to the youth. The project was handed over to Coastline Foundation in March 2016, along with a land plot measuring 223,500 square feet. The island’s council said that Coastline started the work […]

BAEC starts Arabic language familiarization classes for parents

BAEC starts Arabic language familiarization classes for parents

  Baa Atoll Education Centre (BAEC) last night launched Arabic language familiarization classes for parents and guardians of students. BAEC, located in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island, said that the initiative has been well received, with more than 40 participants. Initially the classes are to be conducted for 3 months but will be lengthened depending […]

Three Fehendhoo councilors sign up for PPM

Three Fehendhoo councilors sign up for PPM

  by Fathimath Zuhudha Three councilors from Baa atoll Fehendhoo on Monday signed up for the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM). They are Mohamed Ibrahim and Adam Naseem from Maldives Development Alliance (MDA) – which is a ruling coalition partner – and Adam Aiman from the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP). They signed […]

Kendhoo only council to submit both development, financial plans

Kendhoo only council to submit both development, financial plans

  Kendhoo is the only island to submit to the Local Government Authority (LGA) both the Development Plan and Financial Plan when deadline passed on 12 December. Although the atoll council had submitted both plans, most islands of Baa atoll did not forward their plans, and the capital Eydhafushi presented only the developmental plan, according […]

Applications open for Quran center’s Eydhafushi campus courses

Applications open for Quran center’s Eydhafushi campus courses

  by Raaif Yoosuf Applications are open for participation of the Quran recitation course, to be conducted by the Quran center’s branch in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi. A public announcement by the island’s council stated that applications have to be submitted by January 4 for the ‘qari’ course. Interested people can obtain application form from […]

Public tender for higher education center at Bahiyya Preschool

Public tender for higher education center at Bahiyya Preschool

  Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi’s council has tendered a project to develop and manage a higher education center at Bahiyya Preschool in the island. A public announcement on Wednesday by Eydhafushi’s council stated that the center shall be established on the first floor of the preschool. Interested parties have to submit tender by 29 December. […]

IN PICTURES: Eydhafushi police march on National Day

IN PICTURES: Eydhafushi police march on National Day

Police stationed in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi on Wednesday held a march in the island on the auspicious occasion of Maldives National Day. ET PHOTOS by Raaif Yoosuf

Quran recitation training course launched in Kihaadhoo

Quran recitation training course launched in Kihaadhoo

  A course to train Qaris or Quran reciters has been initiated in Baa atoll Kihaadhoo island. The course is a collaboration among the Institute of Holy Quran with Kihaa Jamiyya and the island’s council.   Fifty-five participants are enrolled in the Maldives Accreditation Board’s Certificate Level 1 course. The course was inaugurated on Saturday […]

2016 a successful year for BAEC: principal

2016 a successful year for BAEC: principal

  This year has been overall a greatly successful time for Baa Atoll Education Centre (BAEC), the school’s principal Ahmed Rafeeu said. BAEC attempted to gain success not only in education but sports and other extracurricular activities, he noted. The students garnered outstanding achievements at the inter-school badminton tournament, as follows: – Gold medal for […]

Saleem, Shujau u-turn due to support for government’s development program: Yameen

Saleem, Shujau u-turn due to support for government’s development program: Yameen

Eydhafushi constituency parliamentarian Ahmed “Red Wave” Saleem, and Baarah member of parliament (MP) Ibrahim Shujau – who earlier supported ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) head, former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom – today supports President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom due to their backing for the incumbent government’s developmental program, the latter said on Wednesday at […]

Two Eydhafushi residents honored National Award

Two Eydhafushi residents honored National Award

  Two Eydhafushi residents have won the annual National Award. Abdul Matheen Abdul Sattar and Aishath Shahuda were conferred the awards by President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom at the Republic Day function held in Male’ on Thursday. Matheen, who is serving as Deputy Manager at the Eydhafushi branch of Maldives tax office – Maldives Inland […]