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  1. Launch of SJPI media Resource Centre, Barbadian educator pledges ebook innovations

    Management and Staff of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of #Technology, celebrated the launch of the #SJPI Media Resource Centre as their Principal Ian Drakes waxed enthusiastically on a new pooling of resources with fellow tertiary institutes to develop an #ebook drive among other innovations this weekend.

    February 26, 2022Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. All Covid-19 restrictions lifted in the DR, universities take to hybrid teaching models

    DR’s President Luis Abinader announced on 16 February 2022 the lifting of all Covid-19 restrictions. The Ministry of Superior Education (Mescyt) has called for universities to return to face-to-face teaching. Yet, several universities announce many of their courses will continue online. The largest in the country, the state UASD university, says face-to-face programs will not […]

    February 25, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Abed to pass on his knowledge of blockchain technology to UWI and UNH students

    Gabriel Abed, co-founder of Bitt Inc and Digital Asset fund is confirmed to pass on his knowledge of blockchain technology to students at the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill Campus, Barbados) and those at the University of New Hampshire School of Law (USA). “Blockchain technology is positively disrupting every industry on a global […]

    October 27, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The Chevening Scholars for the academic year 2017-18 were announced by Janet Douglas, British High Commissioner for B’dos & Eastern Caribbean. Awardees are: Grenada Kymanne Andrew-Alexander studying International Development at the University of Birmingham Rosana John studying Law at University College London Denee Toussaint studying Interaction Design and Computing at the University of Westminster St […]

    September 1, 2017EducationNo comments

    The Ministry of Education has extended the deadline for students seeking admission to sixth form schools to Wednesday 24th August now… Application forms may be collected from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Examination Unit of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Elsie Payne Complex, Constitution Road, St. Michael.

    August 21, 2016EducationNo comments
  6. Mutual of America Life Insurance Company Appoints Trinidadian to its Board of Directors

    Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, which specializes in providing retirement products and related services to organizations and their employees, as well as to individuals, announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick to its Board of Directors. A native of Port of Spain, Trinidad, Dr. Frederick is the 17th President of Howard University […]

    October 6, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Marvel Science: Michael Shara talks multiple universes!

    Join Michael Shara, curator of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History, as we talk about the possibilities of multiple universes as seen in Marvel’s Secret Wars! Subscribe to Marvel!

    June 3, 2015Books, Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. “Dope” (2015): Forest Whitaker, Zoë Kravitz – High School Comedy HD

    A critical hit and audience favorite out of the Sundance Film Festival, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go […]

    May 4, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. $23 Million COB Transformation Project Launched – Builds Foundation for University of The Bahamas

    Aimed at strengthening the institution in key areas that will undergird the future University of The Bahamas, The College of The Bahamas Transformation Project was launched on Wednesday 4th March during a special ceremony held at the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre. The project is funded by the Government of the Commonwealth of […]

    March 17, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. UK HIGHER EDUCATION & SKILLS FAIR 2015: Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic

    Young Barbadians took a step towards increasing their potential and marketability for the future!

    March 7, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ – Rebel Wilson & Anna Kendrick

    Collegiate a cappella group the Barden Bellas enter into an international competition that no American team has ever won.

    February 19, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. ICBL Future Builder Plan: Always there when you need us most!

    When you look at your child, do you see an actor, a veterinarian or maybe an architect? Call us today at 246-434-6000 and secure a bright future for little ones. ICBL – Always there when you need us most. | | 246-434-6000

    January 7, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments

    There is an increasing awareness about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), in this country. Linking this Sagicor Visionaries Challenge to the recent Sir Clifford Husbands Agricultural Competition, won by Darryl Jordan Secondary School; the inaugural summer camp of the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), as well as the annual camp of the National Council on […]

    December 10, 2014Education, Review2 comments
  14. Education USA College Fair: Springer Memorial plus almost 2,000 more! November 20, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Education USA College Fair: Ambassador Palmer visits Midwestern’s booth November 20, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Education USA College Fair: The Alleyne School


    November 20, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Education USA College Fair: Dr Palmer rallies Assistants before Arrivals November 20, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. EducationUSA College Fair: Obama Initiative, Packed to Capacity!

    Representatives from diverse American colleges and universities will be in attendance to recruit the talented students in the region. Especially since UWI’s Cave Hill now has a decrease in Enrollments by 40 per cent when Government changed it from Errol Barrow’s directive of Free Education to a paid Tuition… One of the goals of the […]

    November 19, 2014Education, FeaturedNo comments
  19. U.S. Embassy hosts EducationUSA College Fair on Nov. 18, 2014

    Some are small with a few hundred students; others are enormous with tens of thousands of students. Some are located in in the heart of major cities, and others are in rural or suburban settings. American universities may be research intensive, liberal arts based, or focused on teaching specific vocational skills. Some were founded before […]

    November 16, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Health Minister John Boyce made a statement not so long ago which drew the ire of quite a few Bajans, he indicated the days of free healthcare may be numbered and private plans may be the norm and not an exception. In launching the “Liberator Plus” policy at Collymore Rock this morning, Michael Austin – […]

    October 30, 2014HealthNo comments
  21. Call for papers: VII International Symposium on Energy (DEADLINE EXTENSION)

    (Ver abajo versión en Español) VII INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON RESEARCH IN APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING February 18-20 2015 Universidad del Turabo, Gurabo, Puerto Rico DEADLINE EXTENSION Dear Colleagues, The Puerto Rico Energy Center (PREC) and the Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) are pleased to invite you to the VII International Symposium […]

    September 9, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  22. UK Chevening Scholarships awarded: One Bajan & Two Nevisians, all female

    The British High Commission announces the winners of this year’s prestigious UK Chevening Scholarships for future leaders. Two awardees hail from Nevis, one from Barbados and one from St Lucia. Nevisians Kurlyn Merchant and Kimberley Evelyn will respectively be studying for a Masters in Law at Queen Mary University of London and a Masters in […]

    August 24, 2014EducationNo comments
  23. “Ivory Tower” (CNN: 2014) – Education Documentary, HD June 9, 2014Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr. DeLisle Worrell, delivers Presentation to the Peterson Institute

    Dr Worrell has been Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados sinceNovember 2009. He worked at the Bank between 1973 and 1998, holding previous positions as manager of the Research Department, divisional director of Research and Information, and deputy governor. Between 1998 and 2008, Worrell worked with the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the […]

    April 22, 2014Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. St. Martin literature studied in Italy at University of Trieste

    This year the English Literature course at the University of Trieste, Italy, is focusing on “Caribbean Short Stories: Language, Politics, Family, Myths,” said Dr. Michela A. Calderaro, professor of English at the Department of Humanities. “In the last few years I have been focusing on Caribbean Literature, teaching prose and poetry; this year it was […]

    March 23, 2014Books, EducationNo comments