FORMER SENATOR URGES YOUNG BARBADIANS TO ASSIST THOSE MORE IN NEED

A leading Credit Union exponent believes as children begin a new school year, they should prepare for leadership by assisting those who may need not just less well off, but in building character…

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Maxine McClean, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs in the previous DLP Government of Barbados, was the keynote address for the City of Bridgetown Credit Union’s CARES Scholarships Awards Ceremony.

Speaking at the Sandiford Centre on Two Mile Hill, the former Senator says there will be many benefits once this is done.

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She sees it as a prelude to becoming a good financial citizen, which is prerequisite for being a good credit union member.

Ms McClean says when she refers to less well off, this does not always mean financially, this can mean preventing a bully from emerging or teaching a would-be victim strength of character just through mentorship, but teaching is just as important as the lesson – ensuring any correction is done in private so the desire to gain from the moment is willing, not forced…

C.O.B awards members of their CARES Programme who perform creditably in their examinations at various levels of tuition, namely, at the Common Entrance, CSEC, CAPE, and Undergraduate levels.

C.O.B awards members of their CARES Programme who perform creditably in their examinations at various levels of tuition, namely, at the Common Entrance, CSEC, CAPE, and Undergraduate levels.

The ex-Cabinet Minister says by ensuring learning remains a core principle both in and out of the classroom ensures every young person knows what to watch out for when looking not to just advance but to make sure everyone moves forward at the same pace. She reminded how lerning is not merely in any classroom primary, secondary or tertiary but at all times if true success is to be earned.

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