Accreditation Council’s Early Closing Dates

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Accreditation Council will be closing its offices early on specific dates this month. The Council will close at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, December 21; Monday, December 24; and Monday, December 31. Management of the Council regrets any inconvenience these early closures may cause. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Polyclinics To Close Early Tomorrow anemptytextlline READ MORE St. George …

Accreditation Council Closed On Friday

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Members of the public have been advised that the office of the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) located at Manor Lodge Complex, Lodge Hill, St. Michael, will be closed on Friday, November 16. This is due to the staging of the BAC’s Quality Assurance Open Day which will take place in National Heroes’ Square, the City, on that day. Normal business …

BAC Open Day In Bridgetown On Friday

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) is hosting an Open Day on Friday, November 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in National Heroes’ Square, Bridgetown. The public is invited to participate and learn more about topics such as: The role and importance of the Barbados Accreditation Council; the dangers of educational fraud; and working in CARICOM countries. Persons will also …

SJPI Accreditation By 2020

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) is pushing ahead to ensure that the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) becomes an accredited educational institution by the year 2020. Acting Minister of Education, Senator Lucille Moe, said the METVT had a “vested interest” in moving the Institution, along with all the other tertiary institutions under its ambit, …

Fire Officers Encouraged To Raise The Bar

Julia Rawlins-Bentham banner, Top Stories

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 Accreditation Council’s Early Closing Da… anemptytextlline READ MORE SJPI Closing Early …

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 …