Primary school students across the Island now have easier access to information pertaining to the Commonwealth, as well as other educational tools to assist them on their academic journey.

The Royal Commonwealth Society Barbados Branch today presented schools with specially designed exercise books during a brief ceremony at the Queen???s Park Steel Shed.

Speaking at the event, which was chaired by student of the Good Shepherd Primary School, Skye Simpson, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harcourt Husbands, expressed his sincere gratitude to the Commonwealth Society for the contribution.

He said that the books were being used in both primary and secondary schools, and would be particularly useful in subject areas such as Social Studies and Geography.

Chairman of the Royal Commonwealth Society Barbados Branch, Dame Maizie Barker-Welch, appealed to the students to make full use of the material, stressing that it was important for them to understand the importance of groupings such as the Commonwealth.

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