Education Minister Meets With Chinese Envoy

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The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training and the People’s Republic of China are pleased with the progress of the Hope Agricultural Training Institute at Hope Plantation, St. Lucy. Minister of Education, Santia Bradshaw, and Ambassador Yan Xiusheng during a recent courtesy call both expressed their satisfaction with the project, which is currently under construction. The objective of the …

Minister Promises To Combat School Violence

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The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training will be drawing on the expertise of a number of professionals to deal with the problem of violence in schools. Addressing the opening of the Barbados Association of Principals of Public Secondary Schools’ (BAPPSS) educational conference last night at the Barbados Defence Force, Minister Santia Bradshaw once again reinforced her Ministry’s commitment …

Ministry Launches Anti-Violence Campaign

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Thousands of students across Barbados made a pledge against violence today, as the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) and UNICEF launched their Anti-violence campaign under the theme: Peace Begins With Me; Talk it Out, Violence Solves Nothing. Minister of Education, Santia Bradshaw, also officially declared July 2, as National Pledge Day, during the launch at Princess Margaret …

Christ Church Girls’ & St. Cyprian’s Take Top Spots

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Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw, announcing the results of this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination. Also pictured are Chief Education Officer, Karen Best (right) and Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Dr. Romel Springer. (M. Elcock/BGIS) Christ Church Girls’ School and St. Cyprian’s Boys’ took the top spots in this year’s Barbados Secondary …