Skilled Labour Needed For Agri-Sector

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The agricultural sector has been the bedrock of Barbados’ development for decades but a top vocational education official has hinted that its future survival is dependent on a workforce that is highly skilled. Executive Director of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council, Henderson Eastmond, made this observation recently while addressing the Inter-American Institute on Agriculture’s (IICA) Youth …

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. …

Submit TVET Youth Forum Nominations

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The TVET Council (TVETC) Barbados is inviting young persons aged 18 to 24, who are either enrolled or have graduated from local public or private TVET institutions, to submit nominations for the chance to attend the first ever International TVET Youth Forum, taking place from October 14 to 15 in the United Emirates during WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. The deadline for nominations is next Wednesday, …

Difficulties With TVET’s Phone System

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The public is advised that the TVET Council Barbados is currently experiencing periodic technical difficulties with its telephone system. The Council’s offices, located at Hastings House West, Balmoral Gap, Hastings, Christ Church, may still be reached primarily through 435-3096, but if this is unsuccessful, persons should call 429-2060. The TVET Council apologises for any inconvenience that may be caused by …

Workforce To Benefit From PLAR Training

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The members of Barbados’ workforce who have long wanted to get qualified as proof of their competence will soon have a more flexible way to achieve that goal. The Government of Barbados through the European Union funded Human Resource Development Strategy, is strengthening the capacity of several training institutions in Barbados to administer Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). The …

CBTF Grant Funding Workshop

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As a precursor to its Fourth Call for Proposals, the Competency-based Training Fund (CBTF) will host an Information Workshop on Wednesday, June 15, at the Savannah Beach Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church. The workshop, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., is aimed at equipping prospective applicants for funding, namely training providers and employers, with the tools required for submitting …