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Tag Archives: curricula

  1. “To trade school with you!” By Grenville Phillips II

    Whenever examination result are announced in Barbados, there is the predictable call for fundamental changes to our educational system. With approximately 60% of our secondary school students failing to achieve grades 1 or 2 CSEC passes, the system clearly need improving. However, an analysis of the recommended changes reveals that the aim is not to […]

    June 18, 2017EditorialNo comments
  2. STEM pioneer: Science education should be compulsory for young students

    A pioneer in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field believes that science education is so important to the future of Barbados that it should be compulsory for youngsters. Professor Warde, the inventor of 12 patents and a professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is reviewing the current situation in […]

    July 19, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean Takes Off

    The first Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean has already graduated its first cohort of 23 students in an inaugural module on Contemporary Diplomacy. The Academy, a joint project between the Government of Trinidad & Tobago and its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and The University of the West Indies (UWI) through its Institute of International Relations […]

    May 26, 2014EducationNo comments
  4. St. Martin books in USA and Trinidad universities for 2014

    University classes, in Trinidad and New York, will open January 2014 with books by two St. Martin writers as required reading for students. Firstly, Skin by Drisana Deborah Jack is a literature course book at Dutchess Community College (DCC) in New York. The poetry collection is among the literary texts for the semester, starting in […]

    January 12, 2014Books, EducationNo comments