World Teachers’ Day 2020: Leading in Crisis, Reimagining the Future

Held annually on 5 October since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.

This Recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions. The Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel was adopted in 1997 to complement the 1966 Recommendation by covering teaching and research personnel in higher education.

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Mauritius: Infographics for Safety

Help your school, office or community get to grips with the latest coronavirus advice by downloading these A3 posters and sticking them around.

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Promoting STEM Education in Mauritius: YUVA Academy launches Robotics Programme

Very committed to its mission of making Mauritian youth the leaders and innovators of tomorrow, YUVA will participate, for the second time, in the FIRST Global Challenge 2019, the Robotics Olympic Games, which will be held in Dubai in October.

After interviewing 300+ Mauritian secondary school students, five candidates were selected to form part of the Mauritius Robotics Team called the FIRST Global Mauritius.

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YUVA selects Lurvish Polodoo of Royal College Port Louis to represent Mauritius in Robotics Competition in Dubai

My name is Lurvish Polodoo. I am 16 years old and I am originally from the South of Mauritius. 

As a high school student at the Royal College of Port Louis, I was raised in a family that attached great importance to studies. To this end, I grew up with the idea that only higher education could guarantee my success. I have never asked myself what I would like to do in my life or what I would like to become in the future. I used to go to class without any specific goal.

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YUVA selects 14-year old Taran Dhani of MITD to represent Mauritius in Robotics Competition in Dubai

My name is Taran Dhani “Varun”. I am 14 years old and I come from Petit Raffray in Mauritius.

I am deeply passionate about electronics and mechanics. I like building little gadgets and repairing devices. It is an interest that I have developed since childhood. Whenever it came to playing with my games, I used to disassemble them and assemble them and that is how my hobby became a professional interest. At the moment, I pursue vocational training in the field of electronics at the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD). After my studies, I would like to become an engineer. Later on, I want to create a start-up to design high-tech gadgets.

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YUVA selects 15-year old Anushree Luchooa of Droopnath Ramphul State College to represent Mauritius in Robotics Competition in Dubai

My name is Anushree Luchooa. I am 15 years old and I am studying Computer Sciences at Droopnath Ramphul State College in Mauritius.

I grew up in a single-parent family. Since I was six years old, my mother has been taking care of me and juggling work and family alone. It has never been easy for her. But I must say that the daily use of household appliances and other devices has made our task a little easier. At home, electronic devices are a part of our everyday life. It is one of the factors that led me to develop a special interest in robotics.

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