PM Pays Tribute To Dr. Wendy Griffith-Watson

PM Pays Tribute To Dr. Wendy Griffith-Watson

The late Dr. Wendy Marlene Griffith-Watson, Barbados’ first female Chief Education Officer. (GP) Today, Barbados lost one of the finest Chief Education Officers we’ve ever had, and I lost a cherished colleague and a friend. Although I had known for some...
Smooth Start To Common Entrance Exam

Smooth Start To Common Entrance Exam

Education officials reported a smooth start to the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) today, as over 3,300 students sat the exam, which will determine which secondary schools they will enter in September. A touring party, which included Acting...
Ministry Launches Anti-Violence Campaign

Ministry Launches Anti-Violence Campaign

Thousands of students across Barbados made a pledge against violence today, as the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) and UNICEF launched their Anti-violence campaign under the theme: Peace Begins With Me; Talk it Out, Violence Solves...
St. Lawrence Primary To Reopen April 17

St. Lawrence Primary To Reopen April 17

The St. Lawrence Primary School in Christ Church will re-open next week at the start of the new school term. Word of this has come from Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, who said the school, which was temporarily closed on February 26, 2018, due to environmental...
Ayra Newton Designated A Peace Ambassador

Ayra Newton Designated A Peace Ambassador

Walking away from conflict has its rewards. Princess Margaret Secondary School student, Ayra Newton, is proof of this after she was designated the first Peace Ambassador in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation’s anti-violence campaign, during...

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