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 …

BIDC To Hold Leather Workshop

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Persons interested in learning more about leather goods and the manufacturing process will be able to do so when the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) hosts an Advanced Leather Goods Fabrication Workshop. Starting this Saturday, April 29, the workshop will take place at Eastlanders Manufacturing Barbados Ltd, Vauxhall, Christ Church, and will last for 16 weeks. Classes will be …

NCF Junior Monarch Workshops

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is inviting young persons aged seven to 18 to participate in a series of workshops for the 2017 Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch Competition. Participants of the Developing an Artiste Junior Monarch Workshops must either be citizens of Barbados or have legal residency. The first workshop entitled: The Craft of Songwriting, is scheduled for this Saturday, …

Productivity Session At Monthend

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Managers will soon get an opportunity to hone their skills when a two-day Productivity Best Practices for Managers and Supervisors workshop is hosted by The Productivity Council. It will be held on Wednesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 30, at The Council, Third Floor, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., daily. Some of the topics …