Science Teachers’ Workshop A Success

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Science teachers at most of the island’s public secondary schools now have the tools to make the subject more exciting for students after attending a two-day Science Ingenuity Workshop earlier this month. The workshop, an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation, through The National Council for Science and Technology (NCST), was held at the Erdiston Teachers’ …

QC Tops Scholarship & Exhibitions

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

With a total of 15 scholarships and 11 exhibitions, Queen’s College has received the lion’s share of the 45 scholarships distributed this year. This was revealed by Minister of Education, Ronald Jones, who disclosed that in addition to Queen’s College’s 26 winners, Harrison College received 11 scholarships and five exhibitions; The Foundation School, one exhibition; and the Barbados Community College, …

New Erdiston Recruits Given Advice

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Over 200 trainee teachers about to study at the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College (ETTC) have been urged to think before they speak and be careful of how they interact with their charges. This advice was issued today by Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, as he addressed the opening ceremony for programmes for the academic year 2017-2018, …

Educational Institutions To Get Tech Overhaul

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

There will be a technology overhaul at all educational institutions soon. Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, acknowledged this last Saturday as he addressed Erdiston Teachers’ Training College Graduation ceremony, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Whether government or private sector-owned institutions, primary, secondary and tertiary level institutions all stand to benefit, Mr. Jones said. “….Erdiston College, …

Erdiston’s Graduation On January 28

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Over 120 teachers will graduate this weekend from the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College when it holds its Annual Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, January 28. The ceremony will be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The teachers will receive qualifications in the Certificate Programmes in Early Childhood Education Care and Development, Physical Education …

CAPE Verification For 6th Formers

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The Principal of Combermere School has advised that all Sixth Form students are required to be present at Erdiston Teachers’ Training College tomorrow, Thursday, December 15, at 9:15 a.m. This is to verify their CXC CAPE Registration information. See also: READ MORE Examinations Still On Despite Closure Of… anemptytextlline READ MORE Ministry Of Education’s Statement On CXC… anemptytextlline READ MORE …

Erdiston’s New Degree Programme Lauded

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme (Primary) at Erdiston Teachers’ Training College “lays a new cornerstone for the future development of teacher education and preparation in Barbados”. This sentiment was expressed at the launch of this programme on Wednesday, by Acting Minister of Education, Senator Harry Husbands, who highly recommended the Pine Hill, St. Michael institution to the 183 recruits. …

Erdiston Offering Teachers New Approaches

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The new Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme (Primary), to be delivered from this September at Erdiston Teachers’ Training College, will offer the 183 students enrolled opportunities to utilise new approaches in education. Acting Principal, Dr. Patricia Saul, stated this on Wednesday at the Pine Hill, St. Michael institution, as the B.Ed. was officially launched along with the Vocational Teachers’ Training …

Jones: Do Erdiston’s New Bachelor Programme

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Begin the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College’s Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) programme full-time as soon as possible. This advice was given recently by Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, as he delivered the feature address at the closing ceremony of the Teacher’s Introductory Programme at the College, Pine Hill, St. Michael. Telling prospective teachers that their chance of …

Jones: Education Should Never Be Wasted

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Education Minister Ronald Jones believes the single greatest contribution to the development of Barbados has been education and it should not be wasted. The Minister shared this view today as he addressed those gathered at the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College, following the arrival of the Commemorative Broken Trident and the re-launch of the college’s magazine, The Erdistonian. Acknowledging that Barbados …