TVET Council To Launch Degree Programme

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Council (TVET) will be launching a competency-based degree programme next year. This was revealed by the Council’s Manager of Finance and Corporate Services, Matthew Greaves, as he addressed the graduation ceremony for Ocean Two Resort’s Caribbean Vocational Qualification in Customer Service Level 2 recently. He said the Council will be collaborating with agencies …

CVQ Graduates Urged To Use Training Well

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Although Government is committed to expanding some of the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) programmes beyond Level 2, this country’s Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, is urging graduates to make good customer service a part of their lifestyles. She offered this advice today while addressing Ocean Two Resort and Residences’ CVQ Level 2 graduation ceremony at the hotel’s …

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 …

Employers Urged To Invest In Workers

Malissa Brathwaite Top Stories

Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, has lauded the management of Ocean Two Resort and Residences for taking the initiative to launch a training centre for its employees. The centre, which was officially approved by the Technical and Vocational Educational and Training (TVET) Council on March 10, 2015, was instituted to enhance the personal and professional skills of …