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Helping Children Thrive

Children can get empowered through wholesome activities.

GIS Spotlight this week highlights action that is underway to empower students, takes another look at how IT is supporting education in schools and then revisits the Mind's Eye exhibit.

First, we train our sights on a new programme that involves the Education Department and the Family Resource Centre (FRC) joining forces to help kids deal with bullying in schools. Learn how trainers are working to provide students with a larger variety of tools that will help them stand up to negative behaviour by other children in a classroom setting.

After that, we re-enter schools to showcase once again the technology that is shaping the teaching environment. Join us to see how smartboards and other forms of interactive learning help to add an element of fun to lessons.

Finally, we take another look at iconic painter Miss Lassie's house, which is now known as the Mind's Eye exhibit.

Produced by GIS Marketing and Communications, GIS Spotlight is a government programme about topics and issues that affect you. The weekly show airs Mondays on CIGTV on Cable Channel 20 at 7.00 pm and Saturdays on Cayman27at 6.00 pm. It also broadcasts on Radio Cayman on Tuesdays at 7.00 pm.

All stories seen in the week's GIS Spotlight can also be found on the GIS Marketing and Communications website: www.gis.ky and on our YouTube channel on http://www.youtube.com/user/CIGovtInfoServices. Also catch on our YouTube channel: the Proud of Them round 2 announcement and the Deputy Governor's Civil Service Employee of the Year awards ceremony.

Comments and suggestions about the programme are always welcome. Viewers can provide feedback by e-mailing GIS Spotlight.

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