Training For SOE Board Members

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Board members of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are expected to undergo training in the principles and practices of good corporate governance and anti-money laundering. That is the word from Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn, who said such training was proposed by that Ministry as a matter of urgency. He continued: “We believe this is critical to Barbados’ ability …

Take Advantage Of Training Opportunities

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Workers are being encouraged to seize the training opportunities which Government will soon roll out. The request came on Thursday from Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, as he addressed the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Association of Barbados’ (CTUSAB) 12th Biennial Delegates’ Conference at the Three W’s Oval, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. …

Government To Spend Millions On Training

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government will spend at least $30 million a year on training for the next four years. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley made this disclosure today as she delivered the feature address at the 77th Annual Delegates’ Conference of the Barbados Workers’ Union, at Solidarity House, Harmony Hall, St. Michael. Ms. Mottley told her large audience that the entire public and …

Farmers Training Session Continues

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will continue its training sessions for farmers on Tuesday, July 31 with a course entitled: Basics of Record Keeping. The course will be held in the Conference Room at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Graeme Hall, Christ Church from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. According to Officer-in-Charge of Extensions, Barney Callender, …

Final Training Session For Coconut Vendors

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Coconut vendors will have one more opportunity to learn about the importance of sanitation and other best practices when the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security hosts the final workshop, in its recent training series, next week. The half-day sessions will be held on June 18, 20 and 25, at the Vector Control Unit, located in the British American Building, …

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 …

Agriculture & Fisheries Training On The Cards

Nya Phillips Top Stories

Steps are being taken to devise a strategy to “bridge the gap” between education and training and the agricultural and fisheries sector in Barbados, as a means of stimulating the economy, creating jobs and reducing food imports. This was revealed by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Andrew Gittens as he delivered the …

Short-Term Training Courses In Israel

bgis Ministry News

The public is advised that short-term courses are now being offered by the Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI) in Israel. According to the Economic Affairs Division, the full list of courses can be found here. Courses commencing in May 2018 and onwards are eligible for the Organization of American States (OAS) scholarship. The courses will be delivered in Israel and applicants may select …

Competition Law & Policy Training Programme

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Business leaders, legal professionals and administrators are expected to benefit highly from the Fair Trading Commission’s (FTC) Annual Training Programme on Competition Law and Policy, scheduled for next week. Slated for Accra Beach Hotel and Spa Rockley, Christ Church, from Thursday, March 15, to Friday, March 16, it will not only provide an overview of competition law and policy, but …

BNSI To Host Training On Standardisation Work

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI), will host a regional training workshop next week on engaging stakeholders and managing stakeholder participation in standardisation work. The regional training will be conducted from Tuesday, February 20, to Thursday, February 22, at the Courtyard by Marriott, the Garrison Historic Area, Hastings, Christ Church, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Its main purpose …