SJPI’s Historic Exhibition Open To The Public

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

As part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology has opened an historic exhibition themed: “Celebrating the Past, Inspiring Our Future”. Persons may view the exhibition at the Institute’s Wildey, St. Michael campus, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. It showcases a biography of the Right Excellent Samuel Jackman Prescod. Also on …

SJPI Urged To Be Leaders In Transformation

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) has been challenged to take the lead in transforming the Barbados economy. Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, issued this challenge today as he addressed the Minister’s Award Ceremony in recognition of the outstanding performance of SJPI student, Aaron Thomas, in the Maritime Operations course for 2018. “There …

SJPI Leader In Technical & Vocational Education

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

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, …

SJPI Closing Early Tomorrow

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

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

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

SJPI Extends Late Application Deadline

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

There is still time to apply for a number of courses at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The late application deadline has been extended until Wednesday, March 28, 2018, for certificate programmes being offered in Agriculture – Animal Husbandry, Horticulture and Crop Husbandry; Automotive Welding Engineering – Vehicle Body Repairs, Maritime Operations, …