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

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

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

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

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 Accreditation …

SJPI Receives Donation From Trans-Tech

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

There is a demand for highly skilled and qualified mechanics and the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) is meeting that need through its Motor Vehicle Engineering Programme, and with the help of a number of business partnerships. The Institute recently received a donation of a Launch X413 diagnostic scanner, transmissions and engines from Trans-Tech Inc. during a presentation …

WorldSkills Barbados Winners To Be Revealed

bgis Ministry News

The winners of the WorldSkills Barbados 2018 Competition will be revealed tomorrow, Friday, July 6, at a Closing/Awards Ceremony to be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, at 4:00 p.m. Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw, will deliver remarks at the ceremony. Nearly 40 students, including four competitors and one reserve per …

SJPI Students Trained In Protected Agriculture

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Second-year students of the Division of Agriculture at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) have been certified in the construction and management of greenhouses, under a Protected Agriculture course. The course, which ran from January to May 2018, sensitised students on greenhouse farming best practices. It was the result of a recent project collaboration between the SJPI and …

Graduation For Greenhouse Project Students

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Twenty-two students of the Division of Agriculture at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will receive certificates in greenhouse training during a graduation ceremony tomorrow, Thursday, May 10. It will be held in the conference room of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, at 1:30 p.m. The training was …

SJPI Registered By Accreditation Council

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) has scored a major achievement after being registered by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC). This is the first step in the Wildey, St. Michael institute becoming an accredited institution. The registration, which was approved on April 2 this year, lasts for a period of one year, after which the SJPI must re-apply …