Workshop To Build Genealogy Skills

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Barbadians who are interested in learning about genealogy will have an opportunity to do so with the staging of a series of workshops, hosted by The Archives Department and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. The first workshop in the series will take place on Saturday, April 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Archives Department, Black Rock, St. …

Workshops For Retrenched & Unemployed Persons

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Retrenched workers from the public service, as well as unemployed persons in search of jobs, stand to benefit from the next series of workshops to be conducted by the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS). Sessions for retrenched persons will be conducted on Monday, February 11, Tuesday, February 12, and Wednesday, February 13. Persons who are unemployed and seeking …

Preparing Young People For The Workplace

Sharon Austin Ministry News

This summer, young Barbadians will again be exposed to valuable information which should greatly assist them as they prepare for the workforce. The Productivity Council will host four workshops on Preparation for the World of Work for students of secondary and tertiary institutions; new entrants to the workplace; and members of youth groups who are between the ages of 16 …

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 …

‘Grow What You Eat’ Open Farm Workshops

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Efforts are on to continue the momentum of the Grow What You Eat pilot project of the Rural Development Commission (RDC), started this year at Agrofest. Come month-end, the programme will be bolstered when the RDC hosts its first Open Farm workshop at Foster Hall, St. Joseph. It will take place on Saturday, March 31, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. …

Film Production Workshops Start March 24

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbadians and others keen on improving their skills in screenwriting, audio and lighting skills are invited to participate in a series of workshops to be held, over the next few weeks, by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), the Barbados Cultural Industries Development Authority and the Barbados Film Commission. The series starts this weekend with a screenwriting workshop from …

Registration Still Open For Workshops

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians can still register for the half-day Productivity Best Practices workshops which are currently being held every Wednesday until November 15. The Productivity Council is hosting the Getting Everyone to Understand Productivity (GET UP) sessions, and persons interested in participating should call Beverly Rouse at 535-5901 or 535-5927. The sessions will be held at the Council, Third Floor, Baobab Tower, Warrens, …

Workshops Part Of STEPs Initiative

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

As part of the initiative called School Teacher Effectiveness Plans (STEPs), launched Monday, October 9, the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will host a series of workshops for teachers from October 16 to 24. The workshops to be conducted are: Numeracy, October 16 to 19; Special Needs and Inclusive Education, October 16 to 17; Literacy, October 18 to19; …

MRD Hosting Two Summer Workshops

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Media Resource Department (MRD) will host two one-week workshops in the first two weeks of the summer vacation. These are workshops in the Production of Wooden Manipulatives and Webpage Design. The workshop on Production of Wooden Manipulatives will be held in the Industrial Arts Department of the St. Leonard’s Boys’ School, Richmond Gap, St. Michael, from July 10 to …