ACTIVITIES are taking place up and down the country from Sunday (March 1) for this year’s Education Week.

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Library Services is hosting this year’s event from March 1 to 6 under the theme ‘Unite for quality education: Better education for a better world’.

Education Week was established more than 26 years ago to call attention to the importance of education and to showcase the talents of TCI teachers and students.

This year’s theme aims to get education partners united on a vision of quality education.

The focus is on quality teachers, quality tools and resources and quality environment.

During this week the public is encouraged to join in with educators across the country in support of quality education for a better TCI.

Activities begin on Sunday with ecumenical services at Salem Baptist Church in Grand Turk at 11am and Bethany Baptist Church in Providenciales at 3pm.

They continue on Monday at Wesley Memorial Methodist Church in South Caicos at 9am and Church of God of Prophecy in Bottle Creek, North Caicos, also at 9am.

The annual Fortis TCI Science Fair will take place at the Gustarvus Lightbourne Sports Complex in Providenciales from 9.30am until 6pm from March 3 to 5.

During the event on Tuesday (March 3) is the Primary Schools Science Quiz Competition at 10.30am.

And on Wednesday (March 4) is the judging of the projects and posters from 9.30am until 10.45am. The awards ceremony is at 11am and the viewing of exhibits will take place from 11.30am until 6pm.

On Thursday (March 5) is the High Schools Science Quiz Competition at 9am with the awards ceremony at 1.30pm and viewing of exhibits from 2.30pm until 6pm.

More information on Education Week 2015 is available from the Department of Education, Providenciales, on 946-2801/4830 or fax 941-5228.