SJPI Classes Cancelled For Graduation

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The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) has advised that all classes scheduled for this Saturday, November 11, have been cancelled. The cancellation is to facilitate the graduation ceremony for the SJPI’s Class of 2017, which will be held at the Wildey, St. Michael institution on that day at 6:00 p.m. The SJPI regrets any inconvenience caused. See also: …

SJPI Students To Graduate On Saturday

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The first cohort of students will graduate from the renamed Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) this Saturday, November 11, during the institute’s Graduation and Awards Ceremony at its Wildey, St. Michael auditorium at 6:00 p.m. The 48-year-old institution, formerly known as the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic, was renamed on October 19, by Minister of Education, Science, Technology and …

More Males Needed At BCC

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Seventy per cent of the 1,019 students who graduated from the Barbados Community College (BCC) last Saturday evening were females, compared to 30 per cent of males. And, while expressing his concern over the gender disparity, Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, challenged management at the College to come up with creative ways to attract more males …

BCC’s Graduation Ceremony Nov. 4

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, will address over 1,000 graduands who have successfully completed their studies when the Barbados Community College (BCC) holds its 44th graduation ceremony on Saturday, November 4, at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael. The ceremony, which starts at 5:00 p.m., is being held under the theme: Sustaining the Quality, …

Students Urged To Make Wise Choices

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

Youth Minister, Stephen Lashley, has advised students of the St. John’s Primary graduating class of 2017 to choose their steps wisely. He gave the students this advice yesterday during their graduation ceremony, held at the Messiah’s House Wesleyan Holiness Church, Messiah Street, St. John. Mr. Lashley noted that as the students were at a “critical stage” in life, they needed …

Education Minister: All Schools Are Good

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

There is no good school or bad school in Barbados, says Education Minister, Ronald Jones. This emphatic statement was made last evening as the Minister addressed the 2017 graduating class of St. Bartholomew’s Primary School, at Sunbury Plantation in St. Philip. Calling it “a dangerous syndrome” that had crept into the lexicon of Barbadians, Mr. Jones said: “I don’t believe …

Public Officers Learn Spanish

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Around 60 public servants have successfully completed Spanish training classes, which were provided by the Government of Colombia. The graduation ceremony which will be held this Friday, January 27, takes place at the Horatio Cooke Complex, Dalkeith Road, St. Michael, at 5:30 p.m. The graduands, who come from across the public service, comprise the second group to complete the training, …

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 …

A Ganar’s Graduation Ceremony Nov. 18

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Over 300 participants from the A Ganar program will graduate next Friday, November 18, in a ceremony to be held at Hilton Barbados, Needham’s Point, St. Michael, at 5:00 p.m. Students from nine secondary schools and two vocational institutions will be among the graduands. The schools are: St. George; Princess Margaret; St. Leonard’s Boys’; Frederick Smith; Graydon Sealy; Parkinson Memorial; …

Build A Relationship With Your Children

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Parents are being encouraged to build better relationships with their children and establish ground rules in an effort to stave off rebellious behaviour and create a safer society. That’s the advice of Manager of the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), Betty Hunte, to the parents of graduates of Project S.O.F.T. (Safeguarding Our Future Today) 2016 held recently at the …