Maintenance Of Schools A Concern

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The issue of maintenance at schools has always been of concern to Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harcourt Husbands. Senator Husbands revealed this today while addressing the opening of the Inter-American Development Bank’s XI School Infrastructure Regional Workshop on Learning in 21st Century Schools, at Accra Beach Hotel. While congratulating the IDB on …

Students Told: Future Lies With S&T

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Students attending the Third Biennial Science & Technology (S&T) symposium have been told their future will depend a lot on how much S&T they know, and have been urged to consider a related programme of study at the UWI that could help them along this path. This advice was given recently at the opening of the two-day event at the …

Strengthening Accreditation Systems Vital To Region

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Standardising and strengthening regional accreditation systems is important to the continued movement and success of people across the Caribbean region. Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands emphasised this recently as he addressed the start of a Capacity Building Workshop sponsored by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health …

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 …

3rd Biennial S&T Conference Next Week

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The third Biennial Science and Technology (S&T) Symposium and Speak-Off Competition will take place on March 22 and 23, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. An initiative of the National Council for Science and Technology (NCST), the two-day event, which is open to the public, will provide a …

Mall Concerts Back For Education Month

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As part of the activities to mark Education Month 2016, the mall concerts, introduced last year, are back, giving students the opportunity to showcase a range of talents. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will host the series of lunch-time concerts every Wednesday in October on the 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th. They will be held under the …

Education Month 2016 Church Service

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Education Month 2016 will begin with divine worship on Monday, October 3, at the Mile and A Quarter Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Hopeland, St. Peter, at 10:00 a.m. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will officially launch the Month under the theme: Education: Fifty and Beyond, signalling its commemoration of over 50 years in education on the island, as …

Education Month 2016

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October is Education Month in Barbados, and this year it will be celebrated under the theme: Education: Fifty and Beyond. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will officially launch the month’s activities with a church service on Monday, October 3, at the Mile and A Quarter Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Hopeland, St. Peter. It commences at 10:00 a.m., and …

Education Notices – August 18, 2016

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Sixth Form Application Extension The Ministry of Education has extended the deadline for students seeking admission to sixth form schools from Friday, August 19, 2016 to Wednesday, August 24. Application forms may be collected from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Examination Unit of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Elsie Payne Complex, Constitution Road, St. Michael. …

Ministry Responds To St. Mark Primary Article

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has sought to clarify reports in a section of the press on the recent visit of Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave, to St. Mark Primary, St. Philip. In a statement, the Ministry explained that the nearby community centre was used instead of the school for the visit because of the uneven terrain …