The Statutory Bodies and Education Institutions of Belize

Situated at the north-eastern coast in Central America, Belize is a small country of 22,966 sq.km, with a population of 334,297 according to the July 2013 estimate. The country shares its borders with Mexico at North, Guatemala at South and West, and the Caribbean Sea at East. The country has the lowest population density in the whole of Central America.

Education is accomplished by a three tier system. The first 8 years of education comprises of the 2 years infant and 6 years of primary education. The next 4 years consists of the secondary education, and next follows higher education in junior colleges and universities. The main university of the country is the University of Belize. A district/city/region-wise list of the important educational institutions of Belize and their contact details is given below.

Belmopan Central Campus
Address: University Drive
P.O. Box 340
Belmopan,
Cayo District
Belize,
Central America
Tel: 822-3680/822-1000 Fax: 822-1107
Belize City

Faculty of Education & Arts
Address: University Drive    
P.O. Box 579,
Belize City,
Belize
Tel: 223-0256    
Fax: 223-3941

Faculty of Management & Social Sciences  
Address: College Street,
West Landivar   
P.O. Box 990,
Belize City,
Belize
Tel: 223-0256    
Fax: 223-0255

Faculty of Nursing, Allied Health & Social Work   
Address: University Drive
Tel: 223-0256    
Fax: 223-0830

Centers

Adult & Continuing Center
Address: Freetown Road    
P.O. Box 990
Belize City,
Belize
Tel: 223-0256    
Fax: 223-3577

Institute of Marine Studies
Address: College Street   
P.O. Box 990
Belize City,
Belize
Tel: 223-0256   
Fax: 223-0255

Regional Language Center
Address: P.O. Box 990
Belmopan,
Belize
Tel: 822-3787    
Fax: 822-3930

Toledo University Center
Address: Jose Maria Nunez Street Punta Gorda,
Toledo, Belize
Tel/Fax: 702-2720

Belize Medical College
Address: US Information Office
P.O. Box 55996
Washington, DC. 20040
Toll free: 1 (877) 523-9687

Galen University
Address: 62.5 Western Highway
San Ignacio
Cayo District
Belize
Tel- 501. 824. 3226
Fax- 501.824. 3723

The Education Ministry can be contacted by the information shared below:

Chief Executive Officer – Mr. David Leacock
Tel: (501)-822-2329
Fax: (501)-822-3389
E-mail: moeducation.moes@gmail.com

Chief Education Officer – Mr. Christopher Aird
Tel: (501)-822-3353
Fax: (501)-822-3342
E-mail: moeducation@moes.gov.bz

Minister Office:

Belmopan:
Tel: (501)-822-3163
Fax: (501)-822-0102

General Office:
Address: 2nd Floor West Block Building, Belmopan
Tel: (501)-822-2380 / 822-2698 / 822-3315 / 822-0385
Fax: (501)-822-3389
E-mail: moeducation.moes@gmail.com
Website: www.moe.gov.bz
Teaching Service Commission Website: www.moe.gov.bz/tsc

All educational institutions listed above are approved by the government, and some of them are affiliated by the church. Education is compulsory till the age of 14, but this rule is not strictly taken in the country. All these bodies together with the government statutory bodies comprises of the important infrastructure of the country.
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