IDB Mission In Barbados This Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Government’s Skills for the Future Programme (SFTF) will come under scrutiny when officials from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) attend an Administrative Mission from Monday, December 4 to Friday, December 8, to assess its progress. The mission, which is being executed by the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, is held to review the status of various components of …

Students Urged To See ‘A Ganar’ Positives

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Students pursuing programmes under the A Ganar Skills for the Future programme have been told to see the programme and the resources allocated as a gift to be used wisely. Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harcourt Husbands, made this assertion today while addressing a brief ceremony to update officials on the progress with …

‘A Ganar’ Program Under Evaluation

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

An evaluation of the A Ganar Program will be undertaken this month by the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. It will be conducted on Saturday, May 13, and again on Saturday, May 20, at The St. Michael School, Martindales Road, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on both days. Acting Director of the Information Technology and Quality Assurance …

Tracer Study To Target 2016 Graduates

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has embarked on a to evaluate how students are moving into the labour market, the length of time they take to acquire a job, and their perceptions about completed courses. An initiative of the Skills For The Future (SFTF) Program, the study targets 2016 graduates from secondary schools as well as those …

Skills For The Future Graduation

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Twenty-two participants from the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, along with colleagues from the Ministry of Labour, who undertook a nine-month programme under the Skills for the Future (SFTF) Program facilitated by Durham College Canada, will graduate next week. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, January 25, in the Liberal Arts Auditorium of the Barbados Community College …

‘A Ganar’ Building Skills For The Future

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

By successfully completing the A Ganar program, Barbadian students are showing, more and more, their ability to develop skills and qualities required in the workplace. Education Lead Specialist with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Dr. Sabine Reible-Aubourg, underlined this recently in her address to over 250 students from secondary and post-secondary institutions, present at the A Ganar graduation ceremony, at …