Schools Closed Tuesday, Sept 19

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised that all educational institutions, including the Barbados Community College, Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic, all nursery schools, government daycare centres and Erdiston Teachers’ Training College, will be closed today, Tuesday, September 19. Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation See also: READ MORE Trapped Visitors Want To Leave Dominica anemptytextlline READ …

Schools Closed Today, Sept. 18

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All educational institutions, including all public nursery, primary and secondary schools, the Barbados Community College, the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic and Erdiston Teachers’ Training College, will remain closed today, Monday, September 18. This is on the advice of the Ministry of Education, which is also encouraging all private schools to remain closed today as a tropical storm watch, flood warning, …

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 …

Register For CXC January 2018 Exams

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised that registration for the Caribbean Examinations Council’s (CXC) January 2018 CSEC examinations has started and will close on Friday, October 6, 2017. Registration forms are available from the Examinations and Assessment Section of the Ministry, located at the Elsie Payne Complex, Constitution Road, St. Michael, or they may be accessed …

Late Start For Three More Schools

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has announced the names of three additional schools that will not be ready for the start of the new school year on Monday, September 11. The schools which were a part of the Ministry’s Domestic Summer Programme that are still under renovation are: Bay Primary which will now reopen on Wednesday, September …

Statement On CXC Exam Results

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has made significant progress with the investigation into the results of candidates who wrote the Caribbean Examinations Council May/June examinations in 2017. While there have been concerns in several sections of the community, the Ministry is satisfied that the schools, officials of CXC and officers of the Ministry have undertaken the steps …

Progress In Ungraded CXC Results

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Following recent controversy over ungraded Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) results, the Ministry of Education has reported significant progress in the investigation. This confirmation came today from Ministry officials who stated that while there had been concerns in several sections of the community, the Ministry was satisfied that the schools, officials of CXC and officers of the Ministry had undertaken the …

Not Easy Choosing Scholarship Winners

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Although the process to select National Development Scholarship winners is not a “walk in the park”, Deputy Chief Education Officer, Joy Adamson, said she is proud to see recipients at the end of the process. Mrs. Adamson made this observation recently while addressing the National Development and Commonwealth Scholarships presentation ceremony in the Ministry of Education’s Main Conference Room. The …

Schools’ Upgrades To End August 21

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The programme of special repairs and upgrades to primary and nursery schools is now well under way for 2017, with the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (METI), set to spend approximately $1.52 million to carry out the priority repairs. This is as a result of Government’s allocated budget to finance the upkeep of these schools granted for the …