Kite Flying Safety Campaign Well Received

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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 …

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 …

Jones: Education Should Never Be Wasted

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Education Minister Ronald Jones believes the single greatest contribution to the development of Barbados has been education and it should not be wasted. The Minister shared this view today as he addressed those gathered at the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College, following the arrival of the Commemorative Broken Trident and the re-launch of the college’s magazine, The Erdistonian. Acknowledging that Barbados …

Top Students Told: Appreciate Sacrifices Made

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Remember the sacrifices that led to your academic achievements and write your future. This was a key message sent to 21 top students in the 2016 Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination when Acting Minister of Education, Science Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands addressed Diamonds International fifth annual presentation of Mont Blanc pens to high achievers, recently at Limegrove Lifestyle …

Sixth Form Application Forms Not Yet Available

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised that the forms for entry to sixth form schools across the island are not yet available. Parents and guardians are asked to note, however, that these should be ready for collection from the Examinations Section at the Elsie Payne Complex, towards the end of this month and the beginning of …

Student Loan Fund Office Closed June 17

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The office of the Student Revolving Loan Fund. (FP) The Student Revolving Loan Fund’s office will be closed on Friday, June 17, to facilitate a staff function. During this time, customers with queries about the services of the SRLF and how to apply for a loan are encouraged to visit the website www.srlfloan.edu.bb. Persons making payments may do so using …