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Tag Archives: certification

  1. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE BARBADOS ACCREDITATION COUNCIL VIRTUAL EXPO!

    Join us at our Inaugural Virtual Expo WED, NOV 24TH 10am hosted by award-winning Media Consultant Belle Holder! * Learn about Barbados’ accredited schools in higher education, * Learn how to apply for the CARICOM Skills Certificate. * Find out how you could do courses for FREE with the National Transformation Initiative. We’ll be joined […]

    November 5, 2021Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. REACTION TO 2021 CXC EXAM RESULTS

    A year after ‘The 2020 CXC Exam Results Fiasco‘ (to quote Mary Redman, BSTU): An assessment of the 2021 CXC CSEC and CAPE Results We are in the process of gathering further information, nationally and regionally, and will defer a more fulsome comment on the 2021 CXC Results until that process is complete. We also […]

    October 23, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Degrees of Deception: Don’t be Coaxed into a Hoax

    Diploma mills and fake qualifications are becoming more pervasive worldwide and their methods of presenting an authentic front are even more sophisticated. Many diploma mills are supported by accreditation mills, which are organisations that tend to have no legal or academic value. Additionally, diploma mills may use terms such as ‘accredited’, ’recognised’ and ‘certified’ to […]

    September 29, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. The CXC Tragedy: One Year On

    September 22 marks one year since the release of the Caribbean Examination Council’s 2020 CSEC and CAPE examination results, and the start of a struggle to secure the best interests of, and fair and accurate grades for, our region’s students. It was our earnest hope that 12 months on, we could report that all issues […]

    September 25, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Going for Examsnap Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Certification Exam? See How Dumps Can Help

    For anyone who wants to get validated and confirmed as a Solutions Architect professional par excellence, going for the AWS Certification Practice Exam certification must be a top priority. You know why? Of course, there are many individuals out there eyeing the same job roles as you so you’ve got no other choice than to […]

    July 17, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  6. Exam Labs Amazon AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Practice Tests – Are They Going to Help You?

    The Exam Labs Amazon AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification is a ray of hope for those who lack foundational skills but are high in passion to be an integral part of the AWS industry. Without asking for any prerequisites, this entry-level designation gives the ideal career-launching opportunities for an industry beginner. And practice tests could […]

    July 3, 2021EventsNo comments
  7. Successful Tutoring (Summer School)

    Successful Tutoring caters to the broad scope of improving the future of young Barbadians. Under strict COVID protocols – we can teach online or face to face if the situation warrants. We also prepare students for the Eleven Plus and coach teenager’s to have the best advantage in passing their exams. Courses offered in Mathematics, […]

    June 19, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. The Students of the Caribbean Say “No Way, CXC”

    The Caribbean Coalition for Exam Redress, in fulfilment of its mandate to amplify the voices of students as important education stakeholders, conducted an online survey of Caribbean students to gauge their level of satisfaction generally with the Caribbean Examinations Council and their exit examinations. The survey, using the Microsoft Forms platform, was conducted between May […]

    June 10, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Setting the CXC Record Straight – Part Two

    Much has also been made by CXC and its defenders of the ‘concessions’ made by the Council already, specifically releasing the broad topics, delaying the exams and deadlines for SBAs and allowing the opportunity to defer. These concessions are merely basic recognitions of unescapable realities and in no way a magnanimous response to student suffering. […]

    June 7, 2021Education, Featured1 comment
  10. Setting the CXC Record Straight – Part One

    The Caribbean Coalition for Exam Redress, of which the Group of Concerned Parents of Barbados is a leading member, notes with concern recent opinion editorials written by fixtures of the regional educational ecosystem, which leapt to the defence of the Caribbean Examinations Council and may have served to confuse the general public. We regret the […]

    June 6, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Even as UNICEF recognises CXC fiasco? ‘Proverbial Nero still fiddles as Rome and children’s futures burn’

    This is a sad sad day for CARICOM and particularly our children. We are Not Impressed. We continue to be Embarrassed. Ashamed. As we have been for EIGHT MONTHS. We are Hurting for our stress-ridden children, both from C19 context and CXC’s cruelty, whose pain has been utterly ignored by CXC who has been enabled […]

    May 27, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. “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
  17. 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
  18. ‘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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. (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