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, …

Plans For More Radio & TV Licences

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Government is “actively” considering granting more television and radio licences as a means of boosting the local economy. This disclosure came from Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Public Affairs, Senator Lucille Moe, as she addressed the launch of a new television series called the Arawak Company Limited Home Sweet Home Makeover Show this morning at the Small Business Development Centre, …

Innovative Strategies Needed In Higher Education

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Acting Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Senator Lucille Moe, has praised the contribution of the island’s post-secondary institutions to the country’s human resource capital. However, she emphasized that further strides needed to be made to ensure that the quality of Barbados’ education system produces critical thinking decision makers who could contribute to “building a nation that is economically …

Most Schools Should Be Ready For New Term

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Most of the island’s schools should be ready to open their doors to students at the start of the new school term.  However, Eagle Hall Primary will not be among those ready come September. Following a tour of a number of primary schools today by Acting Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Senator Lucille Moe; Parliamentary Secretary, Dr. Romel …

New School Boards Briefed On Duties

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Members of the new Boards of Management of public secondary schools have been briefed on the gravity of the role they will play in the management of the island’s schools, during an orientation session held by the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training today. Representatives of all secondary school boards were present at the all-day session, which was held …