MRD To Re-Launch Radio Station

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

From August 9, Barbadians can tune in to Radio 91.1 FM, the revamped station of the Media Resource Department (MRD), a unit under the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. Radio 91.1 FM will broadcast on that day from 9:00 a.m., bringing the public short stories and musical renditions from students across the island, as well as information related …

Learn Your Emergency Shelters

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Hurricane season is upon us and persons are encouraged to know their nearest emergency shelter. To determine the closest shelter, you may access the emergency shelters list for 2017 by downloading the booklet Shelters here, or from the Department of Emergency Management‘s (DEM) website. Most primary and secondary schools are on the list and are registered showing how many persons can …

MRD Hosting Two Summer Workshops

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Media Resource Department (MRD) will host two one-week workshops in the first two weeks of the summer vacation. These are workshops in the Production of Wooden Manipulatives and Webpage Design. The workshop on Production of Wooden Manipulatives will be held in the Industrial Arts Department of the St. Leonard’s Boys’ School, Richmond Gap, St. Michael, from July 10 to …

Continued Partnership For Schools’ Expo

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Although a three-year agreement between the Media Resource Department (MRD) and the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Company Ltd. to sponsor prizes for BMEX has come to a close, the MRD is still hoping for a renewal of that partnership. This was intimated yesterday as Assistant Chief Media Resource Officer (Ag), Burkley Lowe, addressed the prize-giving ceremony for the Electricity …

Government Thankful For BL&P Support

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Government is extremely indebted to the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Company Ltd. for its sponsorship of the Electricity and Renewable Energy Exposition and the school exhibits at BMEX each year. This was expressed by Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands, as he addressed a prize-giving ceremony for primary and secondary schools …

Science Expo Prize-Giving Ceremony

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Media Resource Department (MRD), in collaboration with the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Co. Ltd., will host a prize-giving ceremony for BMEX 2017 and the Electricity and Renewable Energy Science Exposition, towards the end of this month. The event will take place in the Christie Conference Room of the BL&P, Garrison Hill, St. Michael, on Thursday, June 29, from …

Schools Exhibition On At BMEX 2017

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Over 30 exhibits from 23 schools will be on display when the Media Resource Department (MRD) and the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Co. Ltd. host the Schools’ Exhibition inside the Barbados Manufacturers Exhibition (BMEX). BMEX 2017 began on Friday, June 2, and will run until Monday, June 5, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC), Two Mile Hill, St. …

Science Exposition Showcased Creativity

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The second Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Electricity and Renewable Energy Science Exposition was praised for showcasing a high level of creativity and innovation. The event, held on Tuesday, in conjunction with the Media Resource Department (MRD) of the Ministry of Education, at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic, showed how well loved science was among primary and secondary school students. …

Schools’ Science Exposition May 9

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Second Annual Electricity and Renewable Energy Science Exposition will be held next month by the Media Resource Department (MRD), a section under the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. The event, slated for Tuesday, May 9, will take place in the assembly hall of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP), Wildey, St. Michael. It will comprise a judging …

Kite Flying Safety Campaign Praised

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

A kite flying safety presentation at Wesley Hall Junior School has been described as “phenomenal” by the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Co. Ltd., and endorsed by the school’s principal and the Media Resource Department (MRD) of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. Communications Coordinator with BL&P, Jennifer Blackman, in explaining the rationale behind the event, said that …