SCPD Lauded For Its Work With At-Risk Youth

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The work which Supreme Counselling for Personal Development (SCPD) is doing in schools to curb bullying and other behavioural problems has come in for high praise from Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT), Santia Bradshaw. The programme has been such a success in the few schools where it is currently instituted that the Ministry is planning to expand …

Anti-Violence Training For Teachers

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Thirty-five secondary school teachers are now better equipped to deal with behavioural problems in their schools after attending a recent three-day workshop as part of the Schools’ Positive Behaviour Management Programme’s (SPBMP) Anti-violence campaign. The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, in collaboration with UNICEF, conducted the workshop themed: Creating Safer Schools with SPBMP, which was also attended by …

Ministry To Roll Out Anti-Violence Campaign

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will launch a comprehensive anti-violence campaign early next month to address the issue of violence in schools. Themed: Peace Begins with Me, the campaign is supported by the UNICEF office for the Eastern Caribbean Area, and will target parents, students, teachers and the community in general, with the understanding that everyone has …

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 …

New UNICEF Rep Calls On Education Minister

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Improving Barbados’ resilience to hurricanes and other natural disasters was high on the agenda when the new United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative for the Eastern Caribbean Area, Dr. Aloys Kamuragiye, paid a courtesy call on Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, yesterday at the Ministry’s Constitution Road, St. Michael headquarters. Dr. Kamuragiye, who also met with …

Daryll Jordan To Launch SPBMP November 9

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Daryll Jordan Secondary School will this week launch its Schools’ Positive Behaviour Management Programme (SPBMP). The ceremony takes place on Wednesday, November 9, in the Ifill and Phillips Auditorium at the school in Trents, St. Lucy, from 9:00 a.m. It will be held under the theme Education 50 years and Beyond: Raising Expectations through SPBMP. During the ceremony, there will …