B’dos Accreditation Council’s Open Day

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The Barbados Accreditation Council will hold an open day on Quality Assurance. It will take place on Wednesday, November 15, in Suite 1, Building 1, Manor Lodge Complex, Green Hill, St. Michael. There will be presentations on The CARICOM Skills Certificate, Fraudulent Qualifications Awareness, and other “recognition” services of the Council. Registered tertiary educational providers will also be in attendance …

BAC’s Debate Competition Starts Oct. 16

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Nine schools will participate in the fourth Annual National Secondary Schools’ Debating Competition, sponsored by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) that begins next week. They are Alleyne School, Frederick Smith Secondary, Harrison College, The Lodge School, Queen’s College, The St. Michael School, St. Winifred’s School, Combermere and Deighton Griffith. The preliminary rounds start on Tuesday, October 16 and will end on …

B’dos Accreditation Council Relocating

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

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 Ma Worrell Nursery Closed Tomorrow anemptytextlline READ MORE Student Loan Fund Closed Nov. 16 anemptytextlline …

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 B’dos Accreditation Council’s Open Day anemptytextlline READ MORE BAC’s Debate Competition Starts Oct. 16… anemptytextlline READ MORE Early Closure Of Alexandra School anemptytextlline READ MORE Early …

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

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

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

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

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 Closing For Two-Day Retreat

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) will be embarking on a Strategic Visioning Retreat from Thursday, October 6, to Friday, October 7. The two-day retreat will seek to reach a collective commitment on promoting and strengthening the quality assurance process and enhancing the image of the Council. It will be facilitated by Sobers Interactive Management Services (SIMS), headed by Dr. Hensley …