Argentine-Caribbean Regional Workshop In Barbados

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Strengthening food security, the teaching of Spanish as a second language and the further development of small and medium-sized industries will come into sharp focus next week when Barbados hosts the Argentine-Caribbean Regional Cooperation Workshop. The workshop will be held from Tuesday, April 24 to Wednesday, April 25, at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Rockley, Christ Church, starting at …

BYS Parenting Workshop April 21

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The Barbados Youth Service (BYS) will assist in the facilitation of an upcoming parenting seminar and workshop. The seminar and workshop will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Almond Beach Resort, Heywoods, St. Peter under the theme, ‘Strengthening Communities through Effective Parenting: Our Children, Our Investment.’ According to coordinator and social work intern …

BIDC/BCIDA Lighting Workshop April 21

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Lighting will be the focus of the final workshop being hosted by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), in collaboration with the Barbados Cultural Industries Development Authority (BCIDA) and the Barbados Film Commission. It will be conducted on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, at #2 Harbour Industrial Estate, Bridgetown, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. …

Productivity Session For Managers & Supervisors

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Supervisors and managers will soon get another opportunity to sharpen their skills, while receiving valuable tips on productivity best practices, when The Productivity Council hosts a two-day workshop. It will be held on March 21 and 22 at The Council, Third Floor, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, starting at 9:00 a.m. The topics to be examined are: Key Roles and …

Collaboration Key To Tackling Human Trafficking

Nya Phillips Top Stories

Efforts to combat human trafficking in the region require a collaborative approach, primarily focused on sensitisation about the issue and the steps being taken to eradicate it. This was the consensus expressed during yesterday’s opening of a two-day conference/workshop on human trafficking in the Caribbean, at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael. Facilitated by Washington-based global advisory and specialist strategy firm, …

Public Service To Be Reviewed

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Aspects of the Barbados public service will be reviewed this week when the Training Administration Division hosts a three-day workshop for approximately 30 senior public officers. The High-Level Strategic Review and Planning Workshop will be held from Wednesday, February 14, to Friday, February 16, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. The workshop’s objectives are to look at the present reality …

Workshop On Intellectual Property Assets

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Small and medium-sized enterprises will get the opportunity to learn more about managing their intellectual property. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in conjunction with the Barbados Investment & Development Corporation (BIDC), will host a three-day workshop entitled Management of Intellectual Property (IP) Assets By Small And Medium Sized Enterprises, from Wednesday, January 24, to Friday, January 26. It will …

Workshop For Livestock Farmers Jan. 6

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Livestock farmers interested in participating in Agrofest 2018 are invited to a workshop being hosted by the Barbados Agricultural Society, on Saturday, January 6, at its headquarters, “The Grotto”, Beckles Road, St. Michael, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interested persons are asked to confirm their attendance by calling the Agrofest Secretariat at 436-6683 or 436-6684, by Thursday, January 4. Refreshments will …

Free Refrigeration & AC Technician Workshops

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Refrigeration and air conditioning service technicians are invited to sign up for one of three free workshops entitled: New and Alternative Refrigeration and Refrigerant Technologies, to be hosted by the Ministry of the Environment and Drainage between January and March next year. The first of these workshops will be held from January 9 to 11; the second from March 6 …

Students Urged To Use Technology Positively

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Secondary school students are being urged to use their electronic gadgets to move them closer to their future goals. This advice came from Chairman of the Child Care Board, Kenneth Knight, as he addressed a cyber abuse and cyberbullying workshop entitled: Hooked on Clicking, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre last Friday. The seminar, which was hosted in collaboration with …