Emphasis On Competency-Based Curricula

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training sees the promotion of skills development and excellence as a core part of its mandate. Speaking at the Closing and Awards Ceremony for the Barbados World Skills Competition 2018, Minister Santia Bradshaw said she supported the TVET Council’s “strategic decision” to use the WorldSkills programme as a platform to promote and create …

CMU To Hold Graduation Ceremony

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Competency-Based Training Fund Management Unit (CMU), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training and the Inter-American Development Bank will be hosting its third graduation ceremony on Wednesday, June 20 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Over 1,000 Barbadians have successfully completed certification in National and Caribbean …

Promoting Sustainable Development In TVET

bgis Ministry News

The TVET Council (TVETC) Barbados is collaborating with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to facilitate two workshops on integrating sustainable development in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Barbados and the wider CARICOM region. The regional workshop will be held from tomorrow, Tuesday, June 5, to Friday, June 8, at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Rockley, Christ …

TVET Council To Launch Degree Programme

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Council (TVET) will be launching a competency-based degree programme next year. This was revealed by the Council’s Manager of Finance and Corporate Services, Matthew Greaves, as he addressed the graduation ceremony for Ocean Two Resort’s Caribbean Vocational Qualification in Customer Service Level 2 recently. He said the Council will be collaborating with agencies …

Minister Proud Of World Skills Participants

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, has praised the efforts of those who participated in the World Skills Barbados competition in Abu Dhabi in September. She heaped accolades on their achievements last Friday during a presentation ceremony and media briefing at the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Council’s (TVET) headquarters, Hastings, …

Plans For TVET Policy Revision

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Executive Director of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council, Henderson Eastmond, said his organisation will soon embark on a revision of the national technical and vocational education training policy. He made this disclosure today while addressing World Skills Barbados presentation ceremony and media briefing at the Council’s Hastings House, Balmoral Gap, Christ Church, headquarters. Mr. Eastmond told …

Participants Prepped For WorldSkills

Julie Carrington Ministry News

As Barbados embarks on its quest for excellence at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi, a number of developmental sessions are being held to ensure that participants are well prepared to represent Barbados at the international skills competition. Following sessions on July 27 and August 2 at the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Council’s (TVETC) Hastings location, the third will be held …

WorldSkills Exposure Is Vital

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Executive Director of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council, Henderson Eastmond, has encouraged young people to showcase their skills to the world in competitions such as WorldSkills. He expressed this view recently during a media briefing at the Council’s Hastings, Christ Church location, while announcing the team which will be representing Barbados at the upcoming competition. Mr. …

Over 700 To Graduate Under CBTF

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

More than 700 Barbadians are set to graduate next month with certification in National or Caribbean Vocational Qualifications provided under the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council. This is when the Competency-Based Training Fund Management Unit (CMU), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (METI), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), hosts its second …

Employers Urged To Invest In Workers

Malissa Brathwaite Top Stories

Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, has lauded the management of Ocean Two Resort and Residences for taking the initiative to launch a training centre for its employees. The centre, which was officially approved by the Technical and Vocational Educational and Training (TVET) Council on March 10, 2015, was instituted to enhance the personal and professional skills of …