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  1. NCF partners with Government Industrial School

    Ten residents of the Government Industrial School were exposed to a variety of arts activities thanks to the National Cultural Foundation (NCF). The residents, who received certificates of participation, were participants in the recently concluded Phase 1 of a one year-long programme entitled: Arts Programming under theme: Loving The Skin I’m In. Phase 1 was […]

    September 17, 2021EducationNo comments
  2. BIBA pushes sector resilience in Global Business Week

    Stakeholders in Barbados’ vital global business community are not prepared to let the sector falter, despite the rapidly changing regulatory and geo-political influences that are challenging its growth. The assurance has come from Derrick Cummins, President of BIBA, the Association for Global Business, as he addressed the media launch of Global Business Week 2021 (GBW […]

    September 16, 2021BusinessNo comments
  3. “What’s on my mind?” by Krystle Howell (Pandemic Thoughts)

    What’s on my mind? Why do we keep doing the same thing with regards to covid and curfews and expecting a different result? Why do we keep taking the “easy” way out when it just makes a bigger mess for us all down the road? Why do we think it makes sense to allow persons […]

    September 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. BARBADIANS COP 2 PRESTIGIOUS CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

    The 2021 Chevening Scholars for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean were officially announced yesterday by British High Commissioner, His Excellency Scott Furssedonn-Wood. Fifteen fully funded scholarships were awarded to successful candidates from Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines, to pursue Master’s Degrees in […]

    August 30, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Announcing the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock Camp August 6, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Applications Open for the Third Cohort of USVI Based Tech Startup Accelerator, Accelerate VI

    The University of the Virgin Island’s (UVI) Research and Technology Park (RTPark) announced today that applications are now open for the 2021 cohort of Accelerate VI (AVI), a startup accelerator which supports the growth of the local tech ecosystem by helping tech entrepreneurs scale their businesses in the USVI. The program seeks to attract companies […]

    August 3, 2021EducationNo comments
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. “We Don’t Need the G7” by Jeffrey D. Sachs, courtesy ‘Project Syndicate’

    The latest G7 summit was a waste of resources. If it had to be held at all, it should have been conducted online, saving time, logistical costs, and airplane emissions. But, more fundamentally, G7 summits are an anachronism. Political leaders need to stop devoting their energy to an exercise that is unrepresentative of today’s global […]

    June 16, 2021Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  12. The Barbados Accreditation Council Launches New Website

    The Barbados Accreditation Council has revamped its online presence with an all-new website. The BAC, the sole External Quality Assurance Agency in Barbados, is responsible for the maintaining of quality assurance and quality enhancement in post-secondary institutions and providers, as well as issuing and verifying CARICOM Skills Certificates for CARICOM Nationals. According to the Information […]

    June 16, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  13. 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
  14. Energy Conglomerate Emera and Training Guru SJPI sign MOU in St John

    Emera Caribbean Renewables Ltd (ECRL) is making sure that students of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic Institute (SJPI) will benefit from crucial on the job training in the vital renewable energy industry. During a launch event which was held at a soon to be commissioned 1 MW roof top solar site owned by CloudSolar Inc, […]

    May 28, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  15. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles to begin 2nd term as UWI Vice-Chancellor on August 1

    Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, who is currently in the final year of his six-year contract, has been reappointed by the institution’s highest governing body, the University Council, for a second six-year term. The Council which met virtually on Friday 30th April, for its annual business […]

    May 10, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  16. 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
  17. PAHO calls for closing vaccination gap generated by COVID-19 pandemic disruption

    On the eve of Vaccination Week in the Americas, PAHO urged countries to close the immunization gap that resulted in hundreds of thousands of children missing vaccinations last year. The decline in immunization was partly due to interruptions in health services because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The call for stepped up immunization coincides with the […]

    April 28, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. PANDEMIC OF PERFORMANCE: A TRANSFORMATIVE INITIATIVE THROUGH INNOVATION & CREATIVITY

    ReThink in collaboration with the University for Peace established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, will host a series of entrepreneurial, branding and inspirational webinars from April 21st through May 12th 2021, titled “Pandemic of Performance“, a regional initiative aimed at providing broad based support to those individuals and small businesses most affected […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  21. “UWI leadership sound and strategic” – Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

    Culminating with yesterday’s presentation by the Five Islands Campus, over the past few weeks the Councils that govern the campuses of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) heard how the regional University has fared favourably over the 2019-2020 academic year. In the face of increasing challenges crippling Caribbean economies and the global higher […]

    March 31, 2021EducationNo comments
  22. Barbados Accreditation Council urges Bajans to ‘Seek Opportunity in the face of Uncertainty’

    From the small business owner to major companies, re-strategizing with careful use of foresight and analysis has become paramount for maneuvering during this difficult COVID-19 period. The International Labour Organization (ILO) reported that there have been 34 million job losses in Latin America and the Caribbean. Moreover, the Inter-American Development Bank conducted over-the-phone surveys for […]

    February 12, 2021EducationNo comments
  23. Barbadian accorded honor of World Peace Ambassador

    Dr. Adrian Daisley from Barbados has been the recent recipient of the World Peace Ambassador Award by Peace Tracts. Their mission is to bring hope, change hearts and reduce hatred and violence. To Lobby for peace, alleviate the sufferings of war, broker truce between warring parties and to secure the release of hostages and captives […]

    February 11, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  24. Caribbean Diplomat named to London University Committee

    Veteran Caribbean diplomat, Sir Ronald Sanders, has been named to a 10-person committee to conduct an inquiry into the future of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London. The announcement of the Committee members was made today by the University’s Vice Chancellor Professor Wendy Thompson. The Committee will be chaired by Sir Malcolm Rifkind, a […]

    January 17, 2021EducationNo comments
  25. Reynold Weekes Primary – Honest act leads to new walkway for students

    The students of Reynolds Weekes Primary School recently had a most valuable lesson – that when you do good, good will follow you, you can benefit others, sometimes even a long time after your good deed! Sometime last year, four pupils of the St. Philip school found a wallet and returned it to the owner. […]

    December 17, 2020EducationNo comments