B’dos Accreditation Council Relocating

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The Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) will soon be relocating to its new offices at Suite 1, Building 1, Manor Lodge Business Complex, Warrens, St. Michael. In order to facilitate the relocation, the Council will be closed from Monday, May 29 to Friday, June 2.  It will re-open at the new location on Monday, June 5. The new telephone PBX number will be 535-6740, while …

AUB Moving To Accreditation Status

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Education Minister Ronald Jones has dispelled any notion that the American University of Barbados (AUB), School of Medicine, here since 2011, is not moving in the direction of accreditation. Addressing a press conference at the AUB’s Wildey headquarters yesterday,  he said, “This AUB, just like all others, first must be registered as a tertiary provider of education, by the Barbados …

BAC Closure On March 15

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Members of the public are asked to note that the Barbados Accreditation Council will close at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15. The office will re-open for business on Thursday, March 16, at 8:15 a.m. The Council apologises for any inconvenience caused. See also: READ MORE Land Registry Closed September 1 anemptytextlline READ MORE Court Complex Closing For Cleaning anemptytextlline READ …

BAC Closing Early December 20

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The Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) will close at noon on Tuesday, December 20, due to a staff function. It will re-open on Wednesday, December 21, at 8:15 a.m. The BAC apologises for any inconvenience caused. See also: READ MORE Magistrates’ Courts & Registration Dept … anemptytextlline READ MORE Early Closure Of Offices Due To Weather anemptytextlline READ MORE Early Closure Of Drug Service & Gov’t …

St. Michael Wins Debate Competition

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For the second consecutive year, The St Michael School emerged victorious over Queen’s College in the finals of the Third Annual National Secondary Schools’ Debate Competition. The Deighton Griffith Secondary School placed third. The competition, hosted by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC), ended on Tuesday, November 22.  The moot for debate was A National Qualifications Framework makes life-long learning more appealing. …

BAC’s Debate Final November 22

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The finals of the Barbados Accreditation Council’s Third Annual National Secondary Schools’ Debate Competition will take place on Tuesday, November 22, at 1:00 p.m., at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation, The Pine, St Michael. The teams in the final are Queen’s College and The St. Michael School. They will debate the moot: A National Qualifications Framework makes life-long learning more appealing. joy-ann.gill@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE B’dos Accreditation …

Debate Competition For 50th Anniversary

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The Third Annual National Secondary Schools’ Debate Competition is being held this year as part of the Barbados Accreditation Council’s (BAC) activities to mark this island’s 50th Anniversary of Independence celebrations. The preliminary rounds of the competition started on Monday, October 10, at the Horatio Cooke Auditorium of the National Union of Public Worker (NUPW), Dalkeith Road, St. Michael, and …

BAC To Close For Two-Day Retreat Next Week

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The Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) will be embarking on a Strategic Visioning Retreat from Thursday, September 15 to Friday, September 16. The two-day retreat will seek to reach a collective commitment on the Council to promote and strengthen the quality assurance process and to enhance the image of the Council. It will be facilitated by Sobers Interactive Management Services (SIMS), …