Education Ministry: Fees For Scholar Paid

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Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, June Chandler, has confirmed that tuition fees for Barbados Scholar, Hailey Laurayne, have been paid. She said investigations conducted by the Ministry into the circumstances surrounding non-payment of fees on behalf of Ms. Laurayne have revealed that the University of Southampton, where Ms. Laurayne is currently a student, has received …

St. Lawrence Primary Temporarily Closed

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Parents and guardians of pupils of St. Lawrence Primary School, St. Lawrence, Christ Church, are advised that the school will be closed from tomorrow, Monday, February 26, due to ongoing environmental problems relating to the sewerage system along the south coast. According to Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, also starting tomorrow, Class Four pupils who are preparing to sit the …

BSTU & Education Ministry Officials Meet

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The Ministry of Education has assured the island’s teachers that their concerns about school violence and recommendations to deal with the issue will be taken on board. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, June Chandler, and Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, met with the executive of the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union (BSTU), led by its president, Mary Redman, and shop stewards …

Blackman & Gollop Primary School Closure

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Parents and guardians are advised that the Blackman and Gollop Primary School, Staple Grove, Christ Church, will be closed for the rest of the week due to an environmental problem in the area. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation regrets any inconvenience caused. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Education Ministry: Fees For Scholar Pai… anemptytextlline READ MORE St. …

Ministry Addresses Misconduct Claims At NAPSAC

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Officials of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation met recently with the organisers of the National Primary Schools Athletic Championship (NAPSAC) to discuss allegations made on social media, by a teacher, of inappropriate behaviour by students at a NAPSAC Zone Meet on Monday, February 12, 2018. Ministry officials also met with representatives of 16 primary schools who attended …

Chinese Government Scholarship 2018

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Barbadians looking to study in China have the opportunity to do so through the Chinese Government Scholarship 2018. China is providing full scholarships to the Barbados Government for students who wish to pursue either undergraduate or postgraduate degrees for the academic year beginning September 2018. To be eligible, applicants must be citizens of Barbados and in good health. Those pursuing …

Ministry Moving Swiftly To Stamp Out Violence

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will move swiftly to employ “all necessary measures” to prevent the recent scourge of violence exhibited in some of the island’s schools from spreading to others. Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry, Senator Harcourt Husbands, made this assertion during a press briefing this afternoon at the Ministry’s Constitution Road, St. Michael headquarters, following …

Ministry Working To Resolve Grantley Adams Issues

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, will continue to work with staff at the Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School to find solutions to the challenges affecting that institution. The Ministry met with teachers and non-teaching staff over a period of two days – Thursday February 7, and Friday February 8 – to hear their concerns following a stabbing …

Grantley Adams Memorial Closed Again Tomorrow

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The Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School will remain closed tomorrow, Friday, February 9, to facilitate the second day of a meeting between officials of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation and teaching and non-teaching staff at the Blackmans, St. Joseph, school. Parents, guardians and students are also asked to note that tomorrow’s planned visit to the Samuel Jackman …

Grantley Adams Memorial Closed Tomorrow

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Parents and guardians of students attending the Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School are advised that the school at Blackmans, St. Joseph, will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, February 8. The closure is to facilitate a meeting between officials of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation and teaching and non-teaching members of staff at the school. The Ministry regrets any …