African Awareness Activities Kick Into High Gear

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Schools across Barbados are celebrating African Awareness Month with a number of activities. St. Boniface Nursery School, Sion Hill, St. James, will be continuing its look at the African continent with performances and story-telling from guest speaker, Patricia Ramsay, on Friday, February 23, beginning at 9:15 a.m. Mrs. Ramsay, a Christian missionary who frequently visits various African countries, will tell …

School Ends Next Week For Christmas Break

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Public schools will close for the Christmas holidays next week. The last day of the Michaelmas term for students will be Thursday, December 14, and for teachers Friday, December 15. Three weeks have been allotted for the vacation, following which Term II (Hilary) begins for teachers on Monday, January 8, 2018, and students on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The 12-week term will …

Education Month Starts October 2

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Education Month, which will be celebrated throughout October, will commence with a church service on Monday, October 2, at the Abundant Life Assembly, Haynes Hill, Bank Hall, St. Michael.  It starts at 9:30 a.m. The sermon will be delivered by Reverend Lennox Boyce, while Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, and Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, will …

Late Start For Three More Schools

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has announced the names of three additional schools that will not be ready for the start of the new school year on Monday, September 11. The schools which were a part of the Ministry’s Domestic Summer Programme that are still under renovation are: Bay Primary which will now reopen on Wednesday, September …

Public Schools Closed December 1

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The Ministry of Education Science Technology and Innovation has advised that all public nursery, primary and secondary schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, December 1. Principals are requested to visit their schools with their management team and assess the school plant for readiness to open on Friday, December 2. Principals should report their findings to their Education District Officer or …