SJPI Leader In Technical & Vocational Education

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The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) is no longer seen as a “second chance” institution but one which Government will be looking to this year, and beyond, to help drive the economy. Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Senator Dr. Romel Springer, made this assertion this morning at the launch of the SJPI’s …

SJPI Turns 50 This Month; Year-Long Celebrations

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will celebrate 50 years of education and training with year-long activities. The Institute, which marks the milestone this month under the theme SJPI 50: Celebrating Our Past, Inspiring Our Future, will launch its anniversary festivities with a church service on Wednesday, January 16, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in its auditorium at Wildey, …

A Call For More Skilled Workers

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Barbados may not have enough skilled workers to meet the demand of some of the major construction projects due to come on stream next year. This warning has come from Project Manager of the JADA Group, Vincent Jones, who said that construction companies may have to look outside of Barbados to fill the gap of skilled workers and tradesmen needed …

SJPI To Close Temporarily From Christmas Eve

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will be temporarily closed for environmental maintenance from Monday, December 24. It will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Additionally, part-time evening classes will resume on Monday, January 7, and full-time classes will re-start on Monday, January 14. Management of the SJPI regrets any inconvenience this closure may cause. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: …

SJPI Closing Early Tomorrow

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The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will close at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, December 6. This is to facilitate preparations for the 14th Samuel Jackman Prescod Memorial Lecture, which will be held in the auditorium of the SJPI, Wildey, St. Michael, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Management of the SJPI regrets any inconvenience the early closure may cause. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb …

SJPI Accreditation By 2020

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The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) is pushing ahead to ensure that the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) becomes an accredited educational institution by the year 2020. Acting Minister of Education, Senator Lucille Moe, said the METVT had a “vested interest” in moving the Institution, along with all the other tertiary institutions under its ambit, …

SJPI’s Graduation Ceremony Tomorrow

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The annual Graduation and Awards Ceremony of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will be held tomorrow, Saturday, November 10, at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The ceremony is being hosted under the theme: Architects of the Future, and approximately 1,039 students are eligible to graduate with diplomas, certificates and Unit Certificates from different programmes …

SJPI To Close Early On Wednesday, Oct. 31

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology will close early on Wednesday, October 31. The institution will close to the public for business at 12:30 p.m. to allow staff to attend the funeral of one of their colleagues. However, students should note that all evening classes will continue as normal from 5:00 p.m. Management and …

SJPP Alumni Association Marks First Anniversary

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The Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic Alumni Association is celebrating its first anniversary with a number of activities this week. One such activity was a tree planting ceremony held at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI), Wildey, St. Michael, on Monday. Principal of the SJPI, Dr. Ian Drakes, other staff members and past students took part in the event. …

Samuel Jackman Prescod Lecture Postponed

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The 14th Samuel Jackman Prescod Memorial Lecture, which was scheduled for Thursday, September 27, has been postponed. A new date will be announced for the lecture which is entitled: Digital Disruption and Innovation in Higher Education: Implications for Barbados. Management of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) regrets any inconvenience caused. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE SJPI Leader …