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 next week. That is when 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 …

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 …

Attitudinal Workshops To Aid STEPS

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

As part of the activities to mark Education Month, The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will hold a two-day workshop on Attitudinal Change for teachers. The sessions will be held at Erdiston Teachers’ Training College from Wednesday, October 11 to Thursday, October 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. each day. A key aim of the workshop is …

Youth Central To Sustainable Growth

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

“Young people must be a central part of economic growth and development.” This assertion came from Minister with responsibility for Youth, Stephen Lashley, as he delivered the feature address on Wednesday at a National Youth Consultation Workshop, themed: Youth in Sustainable Development, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Mr. Lashley noted that the nation’s youth must confront their role on …

More Productivity Sessions Oct. 4 & 5

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Employers in Barbados seem eager to give their managers and supervisors an opportunity to develop critical management skills. This observation was made by Training & Development Officer at The Productivity Council, Karen Collins, who said an additional workshop for supervisors and managers will be conducted next week since last month’s course was heavily subscribed. The two-day workshop will be held …

Productivity Session For Managers

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Supervisors and managers will get another opportunity to sharpen their skills while receiving valuable tips on productivity best practices when The Productivity Council hosts a two-day workshop next week. It will be held on September 13 and 14 at the Council’s office, Third Floor, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, starting at 9:00 a.m. Some of the topics to be examined …

Writers’ Clinic Continues Next Month

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is inviting interested persons to register for its ongoing Writers’ Clinic. The workshops, which focus on writing techniques and include feedback on participants’ work through ‘critique circles’, will take place on the third Saturday of each month at The St. Michael School. The next clinic is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 15, from …

Tourism Security Workshop Under Way

bgis Ministry News

Stakeholders in the local tourism industry are being given the opportunity to enhance their skills and organisational procedures as it relates to tourism security through a week-long workshop. The training workshop, which opened this morning at the Barbados Defence Force, is being facilitated by the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE), the Organisation of American States (OAS), the United Nations Crime …