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 …

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

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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 …