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Tag Archives: children

  1. National Council on Substance Abuse urges for parents to make sure it’s a Drug Free Summer

    The National Council on Substance Abuse is encouraging parents to pay more attention to the activities of their children at all times and especially during the summer vacation. He said the one-day seminar which was held at Horatio Cooke Auditorium, National Union of Public Workers, Dalkeith Road, St Michael targeted was timely and important. “At […]

    July 21, 2021EducationNo comments
  2. Making Barbadian children prepared for the new Primary School year

    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. There’s Summer School for 7 to 11 year olds in Maths and English. Now using First Pay, we welcome by the lesson payments or […]

    July 19, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Infant reunited with Mother at Holetown Police Station

    A little girl (seeming 4 years in age) has been reunited with her mother who is presently at the Holetown Police Station. Social media works! Sincere thanks to all of you for your speedy response and support in circulating our public appeal.

    July 16, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Eleven Plus around the Corner, are you prepared for the BSSEE? Make sure right now!

    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. There’s Summer School for 7 to 11 year olds in Maths and English. We also prepare students for the Eleven Plus and coach teenager’s […]

    June 28, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. 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
  6. NCF’s virtual colouring book on Barbadian festival goes viral

    The National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) Crop Over Activity Colouring Book for Children has gone global. The digital version of the national book, which allows for colouring virtually and was first made available, last year, is being used outside of Barbados in places as far as Europe. “I have seen that persons have been uploading to […]

    May 29, 2021BooksNo comments
  7. Ti Koko and Kush Kush go to school with children of the Virgin Islands

    Ti Koko and Kush Kush by Patricia G. Turnbull is now on the School Reading List for Grade 4 students, said Janice George Harris, Education Officer for Language Arts and Theatre in the Ministry of Education, Tortola, Virgin Islands. “The progress of this excellent storybook published in the Caribbean has landed it in the curriculum […]

    May 23, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Santo Domingo’s Ministry of Education gets to work to authorize the reopening of all of their schools

    The Dominican Republic’s government and their Ministry of Education has seen the light. After schools have been closed for in-person learning since mid-March 2020, matters are changing now. Their Ministry of Education issued a short notice where it announces it will adhere to the decisions of the Ministry of Public Health and the Health Cabinet […]

    May 13, 2021EducationNo comments
  9. 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
  10. Connecting Deaf Children to Virtual Learning

    Some students of the Irving Wilson School received much needed electronic devices to assist with their education in the current online learning environment. Founder of The Deaf Heart Project (DHP) and reigning Miss World Barbados, Miss Ché Greenidge, coordinated efforts among four other organisations after learning that students, both deaf and with other physical or […]

    March 24, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  11. COVID-19 UPDATE: 126 NEW CASES, 38 RECOVERIES, THREE DEATHS

    There were 126 new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, February 15. The new cases include results of samples from over a 12-day period, as the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory works to reduce the backlog created by the temporary use of manual extraction in the processing of samples. Three COVID-19 deaths were recorded – a […]

    February 17, 2021Breaking News, Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. LIONS CLUB & CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ADDRESS PAEDIATRIC CANCER

    The Lions Club of Christ Church West has taken on the mammoth task of addressing paediatric cancers. This from secretary of the club, Lion Marie-Stella Nicholls whose brainchild it was to take on a project to help raise funds for paediatric cancer patients. She explained this to Raymond Ward, Manager Business Development-Corporate Banking at CIBC […]

    February 11, 2021HealthNo comments
  13. Psycho Goreman – Owen Myre, Nita-Josee Hanna & Matthew Ninaber

    After unearthing a gem that controls an evil monster looking to destroy the Universe, a young girl and her brother use it to make him do their bidding.

    February 9, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. MEASURES TO MINIMIZE CROWDING IN QEH OUT-PATIENT CLINICS

    As the country observes the 15 day “National Pause“, the Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital wishes to inform the general public that to minimize crowding in our out-patient clinics some out-patient appointments may be postponed. In this event, out-patients whose appointments have been postponed will be contacted by a member of their […]

    February 5, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. 2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Alliance 8.7 global partnership, is launching the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, to encourage legislative and practical actions to eradicate child labour worldwide. The International Year was unanimously adopted in a UN General Assembly resolution in 2019. A main aim of the year […]

    January 18, 2021ControversyNo comments
  16. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS SCHOOLS WITH SANITISING SUPPLIES

    Sanitising and washing little hands at the St. Margaret’s and St. Elizabeth Primary Schools will now be easier following the installation of 17 hand sanitiser and 14 hand soap dispensers at the schools. Each classroom at the two schools now has a hand sanitiser dispenser installed at the door and each bathroom a soap dispenser […]

    December 12, 2020EducationNo comments
  17. Maritime Affairs and Blue Economy observed 54th Independence of Barbados

    Barbadians from all over the world convened on social media platforms recently to usher in the anniversary of Barbados starting off as a sovereign nation 54 years ago, and the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy joined in on the joyous occasion. Minister Humphrey reminded viewers of We Sea, We Life – an […]

    December 5, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Digicel and SafeToNet, making the internet a safer place for children

    With the Covid-19 pandemic driving more people online, Digicel recognises the need to place additional emphasis on digital security. Children in particular are vulnerable as they navigate online learning and increased screen time, inadvertently putting themselves at risk of cyberbullying, sextortion and exposure to content that may be inappropriate for their age. In order to […]

    November 19, 2020BusinessNo comments
  19. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN DONATES EQUIPMENT TO CHALLENOR CREATIVE ARTS & TRAINING CENTRE

    The Adult Training Facility at the Challenor Creative Arts and Training Centre in St. Thomas is just one of the departments there that will benefit from a donation of multimedia and computer equipment. CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank recently gifted the Centre with a variety of equipment that will assist the various classes to enhance the teaching […]

    October 24, 2020EducationNo comments
  20. Embassy of Argentina hosts Spanish Course Award Ceremony for Children

    Recently, the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Barbados hosted its first Certificate Award Ceremony for Barbadian children, who successfully completed the Level One Spanish course taught during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbadian Russell Banfield, who lives and works in Argentina, was among the instructors of this course, a fact that Pandiani was particularly happy to […]

    October 2, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  21. FCIB LENDS ASSISTANCE TO GET BACK TO SCHOOL

    The Salvation Army’s Division Youth and Candidate Secretary, Captain Monesha Broome is urging parents to look for creative ways to help their children cope with the school/life challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Captain Broome who was addressing the presentation ceremony for the Salvation Army’s Back-To-School Programme recently, noted that this year was one of […]

    September 29, 2020EducationNo comments
  22. 13 year old from Glebe Land safely located

    The Royal Barbados Police Force appreciate every effort from public and media in tracking this teenager and look forward to similar cooperation in future. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    September 28, 2020ControversyNo comments
  23. TWO STUDENTS AWARDED G.E.L SCHOLARHSIPS

    Two students of the St. Mary’s Primary School were recently awarded the Annual Goddard Enterprises Ltd Scholarships for 2020 as they prepared to transition from primary to secondary school. Faith Simpson and Tyler Haynes were chosen from the graduating class of 35 students based on their attitude, hard work and dedication which they had demonstrated […]

    September 23, 2020EducationNo comments
  24. 3 WAY PARTNERSHIP TO BENEFIT SCHOOL CHILDREN VIA FIRST CARIBBEAN

    Twenty school children will be able to log on and benefit from the online schooling that is likely to continue into the new school term as a result of a three way partnership between the Rotary Club of Barbados, the Ministry of Education Technological and Vocational Training and a local bank. CIBC FirstCaribbean recently presented […]

    August 27, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Maritime Affairs Minister sees Job Potential through Multi-departmental “Swim For Life” project

    Kirk Humphrey – Minister of #MMABE the Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy Ministry engaged with reporters this weekend at the Aquatic Centre in #Wildey to give an update on the Multi-Departmental initiative ensuring a new generation of young #Barbadians have a skillset which entails a healthy respect for water – be it ocean or […]

    August 24, 2020Nature, Photo GalleryNo comments