Criterion Referenced Test Town Hall Meetings

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training will be hosting a series of town hall meetings on the Criterion Referenced Test and National Assessment this month, and in February. The meetings are aimed at sensitizing parents, teachers and principals about the processes involved in the administration of the test, which assesses children in Infants B, Class 2 and Class …

Last Common Entrance Meeting Next Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The final town hall meeting on the 2019 Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) will be held on Wednesday, January 9, at The St. Michael School, Martindales Road, St. Michael. It will begin at 5:00 p.m. Parents and guardians who have not been present at any of the previous meetings are invited to attend. The meetings are aimed at sensitizing …

11-Plus Town Hall Meetings Reminder

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Parents and guardians of Class Four children who have not yet attended any of the town hall meetings on the Barbados Secondary Schools Entrance Examination (BSSEE) are advised that only four remain. The next set of meetings will take place on Saturday, December 15, at the Gordon Walters Primary School, St. Patrick’s, Christ Church; St. Martin’s-Mangrove Primary School, St. Martin’s, …

Final Road Traffic Amendment Act Meeting

bgis Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to the final town hall meeting hosted by the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance on the Road Traffic Amendment Act and Regulations 2017. It takes place on Monday, December 3, at the Springer Memorial Secondary School, Government Hill, St. Michael, at 6:30 p.m. Persons may view the Road Traffic Amendment Act and Regulations, …

First 11-Plus Town Hall Meetings On Saturday

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Parents and guardians are advised that the first set of town hall meetings for the Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examination (BSSEE), also known as the Common Entrance Exam, will take place this Saturday, November 17. The venues are: The Church of God of Prophecy, Water Street, Christ Church, (located behind the Milton Lynch Primary School); Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six …

Road Traffic Act Town Hall Meeting

bgis Ministry News

The Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance (MTWM) will host a town hall meeting on amendments to the Road Traffic Act 2017, on Wednesday, November 21st  and Monday, November 26th. The November 21st meeting takes place at the Deighton Griffith Secondary School, Kingsland, Christ Church, at 6:30 p.m. The November 26th meeting takes place at the Frederick Smith Secondary School, …

Ministry To Host 11-Plus Town Hall Meetings

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Parents, teachers and principals preparing pupils for the 2019 Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examination (BSSEE) are invited to a series of Town Hall meetings aimed at sensitizing them on the various steps involved in the administration of the examination. The meetings, which will be held from November 2018 to January 2019, are an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Technological …

Squatters To Become Landowners

Joy Springer Top Stories

Persons squatting on land at Welch Village, St. John, are being offered the opportunity to purchase that land at 10 cents per square foot. They received the news from Minister in the Ministry of Housing, Charles Griffith, during a town hall meeting held in the community last Sunday. Mr. Griffith told the residents that they qualified for land ownership under …

Meetings To Discuss Criterion Referenced Test

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Parents and Guardians of all children in Infants B, Class 2 and Class 3 are invited to attend a series of town hall meetings to discuss the processes involved in the administration of the Criterion Referenced Test and National Assessment. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation is also encouraging teachers and principals to attend the meetings which will …

Drug Treatment Court Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to attend a town hall meeting being hosted by the Drug Treatment Court on Saturday, January 20, at the St. Albans Anglican Church, Lower Carlton, St. James, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The topics for discussion are: The Role of the Drug Treatment Court; Mental Health and Drugs; and Sports and Drugs. The panellists will …