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 …

Preparing For The World Of Work

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Young Barbadians will again receive vital information this summer 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 15 and 25. …

Cyber Abuse Workshop Series Launched

Deirdre Gittens banner, Top Stories

The first in a series of workshops on Adolescents and Cyber Abuse, targeting approximately 900 students from primary and secondary schools across the island, was launched today at the Almond Beach Resort. Minister of Social Care, Steve Blackett, who addressed the first group of participants from several northern secondary schools, said the workshop was timely and provided an excellent opportunity …

Sign Up For Productivity Sessions

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians will soon have another opportunity to receive valuable personal tips on how to improve their productivity when six Getting Everyone To Understand Productivity (GET UP) sessions are held. The Productivity Council will host the half-day workshops every Wednesday from February 15 to March 22, commencing at 9:00 a.m. Persons interested in participating should call Tara Parris at 535-5901. Some …

Registration Still Open For Arts Training

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

Registration is still open to aspiring cultural practitioners who wish to receive training in the areas of Limbo Dancing, Fire-Eating and Flute Playing. The training, which is being facilitated by Ruk-A-Tuk Inc. and the Human Resource Development Strategy (HRDS), is open to persons aged 16 and over. For each artistic discipline, 90-minute classes will be held at select locations across …

Byer Suckoo: Culture Complementing Tourism

Malissa Brathwaite Top Stories

“Barbados’ cultural goods and services have played an integral role in the tourism sector’s value chain…making culture a perfect complement to the tourism industry.” Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, expressed this view today at the launch of the Ruk-A-Tuk Inc. and Human Resource Development Strategy (HRDS) Training Workshops, at the Ministry of Labour, Warrens Office Complex. Dr. …

Launch Of Cultural Arts Workshops

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

Limbo Dancing, Fire-Eating and Penny Whistle Playing will be the art forms in focus, when Ruk-A-Tuk Inc. and the Human Resource Development Strategy (HRDS) host a series of upcoming Cultural Arts Workshops. The workshops, which will launch officially on Monday, January 23, at the Ministry of Labour, Warrens Office Complex, will provide interested persons with an opportunity to train in …