Meetings To Discuss Criterion Referenced Test

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Parents and Guardians of all children in Infants B, Class 2 and Class 3 are invited to attend a series of town hall meetings to discuss the processes involved in the administration of the Criterion Referenced Test and National Assessment. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation is also encouraging teachers and principals to attend the meetings which will …

Agriculture & Fisheries Training On The Cards

Nya Phillips Top Stories

Steps are being taken to devise a strategy to “bridge the gap” between education and training and the agricultural and fisheries sector in Barbados, as a means of stimulating the economy, creating jobs and reducing food imports. This was revealed by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Andrew Gittens as he delivered the …

Erdiston Special School Closed For Rest Of Week

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised that the Erdiston Special School, at Pine Hill, St. Michael, will be closed for the rest of the week, to facilitate urgent work on the roof at the school. The Ministry regrets any inconvenience caused by this closure. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Meetings To Discuss Criterion Referenced… anemptytextlline READ …

St. Lawrence Primary To Reopen April 17

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The St. Lawrence Primary School in Christ Church will re-open next week at the start of the new school term. Word of this has come from Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, who said the school, which was temporarily closed on February 26, 2018, due to environmental problems relating to the South Coast Sewerage System, would open its doors to students …

School Leavers Invited To ‘A Ganar’ Job Fair

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Persons who graduated from secondary school between 2013 and 2018 are invited to the ‘A Ganar’ Job Fair and Evaluation, to be held at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology, Wildey, St. Michael, on Saturday, May 5, from noon until 6:00 p.m. The event is an opportunity for unemployed school leavers to find their dream job. Employers will showcase …

Ayra Newton Designated A Peace Ambassador

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Walking away from conflict has its rewards. Princess Margaret Secondary School student, Ayra Newton, is proof of this after she was designated the first Peace Ambassador in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation’s anti-violence campaign, during a brief ceremony yesterday. She officially holds the title of Schools’ Positive Behaviour Management Programme (SPBMP) Peace Ambassador. Ayra became a household …

Vauxhall Primary To Reopen On Monday

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation advises parents and guardians of pupils of the Vauxhall Primary School that the school will reopen on Monday, March 26. The school was closed last Friday because of an environmental problem in the area. The Ministry thanks parents and guardians for their understanding. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Meetings To Discuss Criterion …

Kite Flying Safety Event Next Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Light & Power Company Ltd. will host a Kite Flying Safety event in collaboration with the Media Resource Department of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation on Tuesday, March 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Garrison Savannah, St. Michael. The event is intended to engage 60 school children, from both primary and secondary schools, on …

Vauxhall Primary Closed Friday, March 23

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Parents and guardians of pupils of the Vauxhall Primary School, Christ Church, are advised that the school will be closed tomorrow, Friday, March 23, 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 Meetings To Discuss Criterion Referenced… anemptytextlline READ MORE Agriculture & Fisheries …

Over Thirty Girls Take Part In IBM STEM Camp

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Over 30 teenage girls from secondary schools across the island recently took part in the IBM’s three-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Camp, held at the 3Ws Oval, University of the West Indies. The camp was a partnership between IBM, Rotary Barbados, The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, and the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, through the National …