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Tag Archives: certification

  1. Barbadian Cops ‘US PRNEWS’ Graduate Student of the Year Award

    Barbadian public relations consultant Dr Pamala Proverbs, Managing Director of PRMR Inc. has copped the Graduate Student of the Year award in the prestigious US-based PRNEWS CSR and Diversity Awards. The CSR and Diversity Awards serve as a platform to recognize communicators from diverse multicultural backgrounds, public relations professionals from all genders and sexual orientations, […]

    May 8, 2021EducationNo comments
  2. THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND WHY THE 2020 CXC EXAM FIASCO IS SO IMPORTANT TO US ALL

    ‘The fish rots from the head‘ The COVID-19 Pandemic has served to reveal pre-existing inequities and challenges within our societies. It has ripped the scab off of the wound that is our societal ills. Similarly, the 2020 CXC Exam Fiasco  from September 2020′, has revealed to the entire region what teachers and principals have been […]

    April 19, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Approaches to CXC 2021 Exit Examinations, Another View: CXC Matters by Khaleel Kothdiwala

    “On Wednesday April 7th, the Caribbean Union of Teachers held a panel discussion and webinar on the approaches to the CXC 2021 examinations. This forum was addressed by teachers, principals, students, parents and teacher unionists. There was unanimous concern expressed with CXC’s stated plans for the administration of the 2021 examinations, announced at the beginning […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. MEDIA STATEMENT RE CXC’s STATEMENT, RE – 2021 EXAM PLANS

    Apologies for my misquoting Jesus’ parable, but today’s statement from CXC, where they are attempting to appear responsive to the conditions emanating from the current La Soufriere eruption, is nothing more than ‘old wine in new wineskins‘. It appears to be disinformation: an apparent misrepresentation (error at best?) of the exact same information provided publicly […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. “CXC AND CARICOM: STOP THE TORTURE OF OUR CHILDREN AND TEACHERS”

    JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT MARKING 6 MONTHS AFTER THE RELEASE OF CXC’s 2020 CSEC AND CAPE GRADES, FROM THE REGIONAL COALITION FOR CXC EXAM REDRESS Why is CARICOM apparently enabling CXC’s continued callousness towards our region’s children? We note that there are similarities, relating to institutional callousness, between the ongoing CXC crisis and others involving children throughout […]

    April 7, 2021Breaking News, Education, Featured1 comment
  6. Antigua and Barbuda’s CDC rating to be de-escalated tomorrow Monday

    The level of Antigua and Barbuda’s categorisation by the US CDC will be deescalated to Level 2 tomorrow Monday 30th November. Foreign Affairs Minister E.P. Chet Greene disclosed that, following intervention by Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders, CDC provided advance information, in writing, last Thursday that the Travel Health […]

    November 29, 2020HealthNo comments
  7. ‘Accreditation in the wake of COVID-19’ from the Exec. Dir. of the B’dos Accreditation Council

    Many are still very unclear as to what post-COVID-19 will look like, how long it will be around, or whether we will have to work with this disruptive crisis forever. At this point, nobody knows. One thing is for sure: It has unprecedented implications for all. As it relates to higher education, people are still […]

    October 29, 2020EducationNo comments
  8. Caribbean Export Builds a Services Supplier Registry for the Caribbean

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has expanded its CE-Intelligence Portal to include a registry of Caribbean based service providers in its CE Services Registry. UNCTAD has reported that internationally, in many developing states, Services exports rapidly grew, between 2005 and 2018 at a rate of 7.6 per cent annually. Additionally, services’ direct contribution […]

    October 27, 2020BusinessNo comments
  9. Reaction to Release of Preliminary Findings of the Independent Review Team into the Conduct of CXC Exams 2020

    On Sunday, October 18, Sir Hilary Beckles, in his capacity as Chairman of the Caribbean Examinations Council, and Dr. Wayne Wesley, Registrar of CXC, held a virtual press conference to release the preliminary findings of the Independent Review Team, empaneled to investigate the examination process, allocated examination results and general performance expectations, inter alia. For […]

    October 20, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) Deadline Extended for 2019 Submissions

    The Barbados Revenue Authority advises all financial institutions based in Barbados that a further extension has been given for submissions of the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI). Entities with Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Common Reporting Standard (CRS) reporting obligations now have until Saturday, October 31, 2020, to submit the relevant 2019 information […]

    October 8, 2020BusinessNo comments
  11. Solutions Barbados – CXC’s Options

    The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) is a Caribbean institution. As Caribbean nationals, we should insist that the integrity of Caribbean institutions be protected. If our institutions provide a high-quality product, their integrity is automatically protected. CXC has one main product – its examinations. There are three basic components of that product. Namely, a syllabus of […]

    October 3, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Over 5,000 Chickmont customers processed using the new e-commerce system during the COVID-19 lockdown

    Chickmont Foods Ltd. (CMT) is reporting success in filling thousands of orders received during the brief shopping window of the 24-hour national COVID-19 lockdown. “We are extremely proud of our team members, our Chickmont heroes, especially those who showed up to serve as essential workers to help feed our nation during this very tenuous time.” […]

    April 24, 2020Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  13. ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATES OF CHARACTER DRASTICALLY INCREASE AS HAVE APPROVALS

    The Ministry of Innovation, Science & Smart Technology revealed an almost overnight success story for Barbadians acquiring a Police Certificate of Character, but reminds technology is not the panacea for crime solutions that still needs the human touch. The Minister gave a surprising set of statistics accrued from the soft opening on Monday the 2nd […]

    March 15, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. (Updated, Changes) REOPENING OF BARBADOS’ POLICE CERTIFICATE OF CHARACTER OFFICE

    The Royal Barbados Police Force would like to inform the general public that the office of the Police Certificate of Character, located at Pinfold Street, St. Michael, will reopen on Monday 23rd September 2019. Those persons with appointments for Monday 23rd September 2019 should visit the office at the appointed time to be processed. Special arrangements have […]

    September 21, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Presentation of Certificate Qualifications on concluding studies of the Canadian Association of Museums: Introduction to Museum Studies Distance Learning Program

    Four members within Barbados’ museum profession have recently completed the Commonwealth Association of Museums’ (CAM) distance learning certificate course- An Introduction to Museum Studies. CAM, which is an international NGO based in Canada dedicated to supporting museums and museum workers throughout the 53 countries of the Commonwealth, offered the course in 2017 and it ran […]

    September 1, 2019EducationNo comments
  16. CXC TO ISSUE E-CERTIFICATES ACROSS THE REGION

    After a successful trial period, the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has announced that it will continue to provide students with e-certificates across the region. While CXC will still be offering the traditional paper-based certificate, students who have registered unique and valid email addresses will now have the option to acquire their official certification through Blockcerts […]

    March 7, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  17. QEH Accreditation with Condition at Gold Level

    For the first time in the more than five decades of its existence, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital has pursued and has been awarded an International Accreditation at the Gold level by Accreditation Canada, an international credentialing body. Chief Executive Officer of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Dexter James remarked that “we were assessed during the […]

    April 8, 2018HealthNo comments
  18. Office of Certificate of Character reopens Monday 2nd October

    Barbadians are being asked to note the Office of Certificate of Character will reopen from Monday the 2nd of October 2017. In this regard, persons with scheduled appointments from the 2nd of October onwards, should visit the Office of Certificate of Character on the respective days of their appointments. Persons are also being reminded, that […]

    September 29, 2017Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  19. TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF OFFICE OF THE CERTIFICATE OF CHARACTER

    Unfortunately the office of the Police Certificate Of Character located at the Sugar Cane Mall Upper Roebuck Street, St. Michael will be closed till further notice. For any further queries please contact our staff at Telephone number 430-7677 between the hours 8:00 am and 3:00 pm. The Force sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused due […]

    August 25, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Fraudulent Qualifications Awareness Campaign

    It is a harsh reality! Education fraud has reached the shores of Barbados. To prevent educational fraud by individuals and to close ‘Diploma Mills’ loopholes, the Barbados Accreditation Council has launched its Fraudulent Qualifications Awareness Campaign with the hosting of Information Sessions targeted at Employers, Professional Associations/ Bodies and Government Ministries/Departments/Agencies. The Information Sessions offer […]

    June 20, 2017EducationNo comments
  21. “Pillars of Success” – Milestone Ceremony (Part 1)

    “Pillars of Success“, Milestone Ceremony hosted at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre by Labour Ministry Fea. Barbados’ PM; Fruendel J. Stuart

    May 14, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. CEO OF QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL ARGUES WITH UNIONS OVER MECHANISED POTATO PEELERS

    Celebrating the attainment of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) accreditation by the Food and Nutrition Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at Almond Bay Caterers in Hastings, Christ Church. Chief Executive Officer Dr Dexter James related how the Unions objected to a mechanised version of peeling potatoes claiming staff would be adversely affected.

    May 14, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. FUTURE LITERARY ARTISTS GET A BOOST FROM THE MARIA HOLDER MEMORIAL TRUST

    Nurturing a new crop of creative writers is but one of the objectives of the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF’s) Cultural Development Literary Arts Desk and for the last few years, through programmes like its Writers In Schools & Education (WISE), it has been able to execute that goal. WISE, a sixty-hour creative writing residency embedding […]

    March 13, 2017BooksNo comments
  24. Appointments for Application to get Certificate of Character

    The Royal Barbados Police Force in an effort to enhance the current system of applying for a Certificate of Character will be implementing an appointment system effective from Monday the 20th of February 2017. Persons who are desirous of applying for a Certificate of Character will be required to make an appointment by calling telephone […]

    February 16, 2017Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Season’s Greetings from The University of the West Indies

    Kindly take note the UWI’s offices will be closed until 2nd January 2017. The UWI wishes you and yours a happy and safe holiday season and all the very best for 2017!

    December 26, 2016Education, Photo GalleryNo comments