Fire Officers Encouraged To Raise The Bar

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Fire officers across Barbados are being encouraged to learn a foreign language, as not all victims whom they assist will be able to communicate in English. That was the advice of Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, to auxiliary fire officers during the 38th passing out parade and award ceremony for fire officers at the Barbados Fire Academy recently. “As a …

SJPI Registered By Accreditation Council

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) has scored a major achievement after being registered by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC). This is the first step in the Wildey, St. Michael institute becoming an accredited institution. The registration, which was approved on April 2 this year, lasts for a period of one year, after which the SJPI must re-apply …

BVTB Receives Registration Status

Sharon Austin Top Stories

The Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) has been awarded registration status as an educational provider by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC). This disclosure has come from BVTB’s Director of Training, Henderson Thompson, who said the organisation was registered on December 1, 2017, for one year. He said: “We consider the achievement of registration to be a major event in the …

Accreditation Council Closing Early Next Tuesday

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) will close at noon on Tuesday, December 19, to facilitate a staff function. It will reopen for business on Wednesday, December 20, at 8:15 a.m. The Council apologises for any inconvenience caused. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Fire Officers Encouraged To Raise The Ba… anemptytextlline READ MORE SJPI …

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

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

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 Immigration Department Closing For Two D… anemptytextlline READ MORE High And Magistrates’ Courts Closed 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 BVTB Offices To Close At Noon Oct. 22 anemptytextlline READ MORE BRA Closing Early On October 18 anemptytextlline READ MORE BTPA To Close At Noon Tomorrow …