They made this out of tyres.

How is that for a catchy headline? Our Cayman First Classroom of the Month is all about developing young entrepreneurs and our focus is on Re-Tyre, a Junior Achievement Cayman Company under the tutelage of Cayman Airways and advisor Joann West who insisted we put the spotlight completely on the young people who took their […]

15 kids. 1 day.

The Cayman Drama Society Christmas Play in Day is our special Holiday Cayman First Classroom of the Month. The students along with instructor Kirsty O’Sullivan come up with the concept, story line and script in a single day and perform at the end for their parents. We love the way the ideas develop into a […]

Science + Teacher = Life Changing Classroom

When Shakeina Bush’s class at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay was selected as the Cayman First Classroom of the Month, we’d heard she was a great teacher. But instead of talking about herself and her achievements, this award winning teacher  couldn’t stop talking about her students. When we visited her classroom, […]

Cruising toward Knowledge

The Seminar on Travel and Tourism at The International College of the Cayman Islands provides a unique opportunity for students to see all aspects of the industry by taking them on a Caribbean cruise.  The seminar provided invaluable insight into the customer experience and on their return, students were expected to either propose a new […]

Possible Num Nums

Problem solving, collaboration and innovation …that’s all at the core of the Destination Imagination program and here in Cayman, the Possible Num Num’s are doing all three and then some.    The all girls team under the tutelage of mom/coach Miriam Foster has been flourishing hence their status as the Cayman First Classroom of the […]

Forks, food and friends

The Cayman First Classroom of the Month for June 2018 is… The Achievement Centre – Kindergarten 2 class. Emily Post once said, “Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.”    Congratulations to their teacher Miss Rosie and ALL of her 4-year-old Kindergarten 2 […]

Future Employers in the Hot Seat

In our May 2018 Cayman First Classroom of the Month, we visit the Prospect Primary Annual Careers Fair and meet Year 6 students who are highly focused on learning about what lies years ahead. Each year, Prospect Primary throws open its doors to students from other area schools – for a massive careers fair with […]

CIFEC’s Creative Artists take the April 2018 Classroom of the Month Award

Artwork designed not only to impress but to motivate. That’s exactly what the Department of Environment was looking for when they decided to launch a new education program for the protection of the Marine Parks.   They commissioned the creative and talented students in the B-Tech Creative Arts programme at the  Cayman Islands Further Education […]

Robots. Water. Yes!

SeaPerch Challenge Kids with pipes, electronics and strategy make learning fun at this year’s SeaPerch Challenge at Camana Bay Aquatic Center. The program is the recipient of the Cayman First Classroom of the Month Award. We can’t help but applaud a programme that shows just how challenging and fun science and engineering can be.