Graydon Sealy’s Business Partners Meeting

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

An opportunity to collaborate with the business community is how the Graydon Sealy Secondary School has dubbed an upcoming Business Partners Meeting, slated for Thursday, June 22. The forum will be held in the school’s Mannie Bowen Auditorium from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Coordinator for the school’s Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQ) programme, Karen Bryan, in giving the rationale behind the meeting, …

Over 700 To Graduate Under CBTF

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

More than 700 Barbadians are set to graduate next month with certification in National or Caribbean Vocational Qualifications provided under the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council. This is when the Competency-Based Training Fund Management Unit (CMU), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (METI), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), hosts its second …

Springer Memorial School ‘On Track’

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Deputy Principal of the Springer Memorial Secondary School, Mitchelle Maxwell, is pleased with her school’s progress in academics and athletics. This was made clear when the school unveiled its plans for a plot of land, given to it just over 20 years ago by former Governor General, Sir Clifford Husbands. During the press launch of the project, called Springer on …

BVTB Graduates Awarded CVQs

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

The Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) has awarded a number of first-time Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQs) to 186 new graduates. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour, Yolande Howard, made this disclosure recently, while delivering the feature address at the Board’s Graduation Ceremony, at the Lester Vaughn School. She outlined the newly-certified areas of study as: Food Preparation and Cookery, …

Quarter Million Spent On CVQs

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Government has spent approximately $250,000 on the development of Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQs) in secondary schools. Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, made this disclosure earlier this week, at the ceremony to award CVQs to over 100 secondary students from across the island, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip. The Minister pointed out …

Vocational Education The Right Path

Deirdre Gittens Top Stories

Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, has described technical and vocational certification, such as Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQ), as the “right pathway for education in Barbados”. He made this comment yesterday while addressing a presentation ceremony for the first group of secondary school students to receive Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQ) in Barbados, at the Princess Margaret Secondary …

CVQs To Be Awarded At Month-End

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Over 100 secondary school students who have achieved full Level 1 Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQs) or Units of Competence will be presented with their CVQ certificates or statements respectively, at an awards ceremony on Monday, October 31, at Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip. The number includes 36 students from The Alleyne School; 26 from Springer Memorial; 18 …