Values Important To Quality Education

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Achieving greatness, soaring to heights, realising our true potential in life, and making our mark on the world depends on a quality education, but must be supported by a value system. This was the key message sent to educators and students yesterday, by Reverend Lennox Boyce, when Education Month got started with a church service at the Abundant Life Assembly, …

Continue To Build On Firm Foundations

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School leaders have been urged by Education Minister, Ronald Jones, to elicit the true potential of their students. The Minister was addressing today’s church service at Abundant Life Assembly, to mark the start of Education Month 2017 under the theme: Firm Foundations = Quality Education. While noting that the majority of our young people were “good, honourable and blessed,” he …

A Firm Foundation = Quality Education

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Firm Foundations = Quality Education is the theme chosen by the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (METI) for this year’s Education Month, to be celebrated in October. The theme was selected to highlight the importance of a sound basic education from early beginnings and the need to sustain learning and personal development as an integral part of “life-long …

Lunch Time Concerts Start October 4

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Mall concerts which are a usual feature of Education Month will be held again this year, giving students across the island an opportunity to showcase their talents. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will host the series of lunch time concerts every Wednesday in October on the 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th. They will be held under the …

Education Month Starts October 2

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Education Month, which will be celebrated throughout October, will commence with a church service on Monday, October 2, at the Abundant Life Assembly, Haynes Hill, Bank Hall, St. Michael.  It starts at 9:30 a.m. The sermon will be delivered by Reverend Lennox Boyce, while Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, and Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, will …

Teachers’ Professional Day October 21

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Teachers’ Professional Day will be observed this Friday, October 21, and all schools will be closed. However, the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has encouraged the management of schools to organise activities for professional development and the advancement of their institutions. The day is part of the activities to mark Education Month 2016, which is being celebrated this year …

EduNation Forum & Mall Concert Next Week

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Activities to mark Education Month will continue next week. On Tuesday, October 11, the annual EduNation Forum, for secondary schools, will be hosted at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed. This event, which gets under way at 9:30 a.m., will see student leaders from public and private secondary schools participating in a panel discussion on the topic: My Vision For Barbados. Education …