Science Exposition Showcased Creativity

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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

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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

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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 …

Kite Flying Safety Tips For Schools

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Students from Wesley Hall Juniors, Bay Primary and Combermere will learn more about kite-flying and safety, when the Barbados Light & Power Company (BL&P), and the Media Resource Department (MRD) visit their institutions. Aimed at delivering safety tips to students on the approach of this year’s kite flying season, the campaign will launch on Friday, March 17. The team from …

iPads To Be Presented To Schools

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Forty-five iPads will be presented to several schools across the island next week. This is because of a collaborative effort by Apple Corporation, Khan Academy and a prestigious high school, all in the United States. These items will be presented on Wednesday, November 23, in the auditorium of the Media Resource Department at the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and …

Learn More About Barbados Online

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Primary school children will be educated on aspects of Barbadian culture, education and sports over the last 50 years through the 50 Years Bajan Primary School Competition. The initiative is being supported by the 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations Secretariat, the Media Resource Department of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, as well as corporate Barbados. Students across …

Summer Workshops For Teachers Start July 4

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(Stock Photo) The Media Resource Department (MRD) will be conducting two workshops during the summer holidays for teachers. The Production of Wooden Manipulatives workshop will be held in the Industrial Arts Department of the St. Leonard’s Boys’ Secondary School, from Monday, July 4, to Friday, July 8, and again from Monday, July 11, to Friday, July 15. The sessions will …

Renewable Energy Partnership Welcomed

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BL&P Communications Administrator, Jackie Marshall-Clarke presenting Saskia Singh of the Daryll Jordan Secondary School with their award while teacher, Ronald Worrell (in hat); BL&P Engineer, Roger Beckles; and Science Expo judge, Hallam Hope look on. (C.Pitt/BGIS) A partnership on renewable energy between the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Co. Ltd. and the Media Resource Department (MRD) has been welcomed and …