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  1. Modernisation of the SJPI part of Education Ministry’s move in digitising entire public sector

    (Courtesy BGIS Instagram) The recently modernised and digitised library at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) is being regarded by the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training as fully supporting government’s national plan of action to deconstruct and reconstruct systems throughout government, as it moves towards digitising the entire public service. Mrs. […]

    March 1, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. SAVE THE DATE (MON FEB 28): A Black World Media Network Forum – Towards Global African History Month

    We broadcast 24×7 to every corner of the globe. We inform with news, commentaries, interviews and analyses. We entertain with progressive music from across the Pan-African world. We connect Black communities and countries around the globe. We inspire and uplift people of African descent across the world. We promote an activist brand of Pan-Africanism. Website: […]

    February 24, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Low vaccination rates in the Caribbean must be urgently redressed to halt spread of COVID-19, according to PAHO

    Low vaccination coverage in many countries of the Caribbean must be urgently addressed to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable, warned PAHO Director, Carissa F. Etienne, with health care workers and the elderly remaining particularly at risk. Out of the 13 countries and territories in the Americas that have not yet […]

    February 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    Concerns have been raised about women not benefitting as they should from what Barbados has to offer, despite steps to level the playing field. And, Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Kirk Humphrey, has outlined that financial literacy should be seen as a critical stepping stone in the upward mobility for women. He made […]

    February 20, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Reaction about this week’s press conference, re: back to school F2F

    Safety. Collaboration. Communication. Flexibility. Phased. There were several key words and perspectives which quite heartening and encouraging, which we heard in the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) Press conference this week regarding the f2f national school reopening. This is an incredibly complex endeavour requiring all hands on deck. We do not envy […]

    February 19, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. SJPI indicate applications for academic year 2022-2023 commence Friday 18th February 2022

    Remember! The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology revealed applications for the 2022-2023 academic year will open tomorrow Friday, February 18th, 2022. Interested persons are encouraged to visit their website and apply early for the opportunity to secure a space in their preferred technical and vocational programme. Registrar of the #SJPI, Mrs. Hyacinth Collymore, […]

    February 17, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. NEW SJPI 2022/2023 admissions open Friday 18th February 2022

    Today, the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology announced that applications for the 2022-2023 academic year will open on Friday 18th February 2022. Interested persons are encouraged to visit the institution’s website and apply early for the opportunity to secure a space in their preferred technical and vocational programme. Registrar of the SJPI, Mrs. […]

    February 16, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Skilled Nationals Assessed by SJPI for CSME Certificate

    The Barbados Accreditation Council has upgraded its application process so that more Artistes now have the opportunity to successfully apply for the Certificate of Recognition of CARICOM Skills Qualification. In this latest development, the Council has partnered with the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) to allow for Artistes who do not have sufficient […]

    February 1, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Gollop Grabs $125,010 New Year win with Double Draw and The Barbados Lottery

    Mantuse Gollop is happily ringing in the new year with a whopping $125,010 Double Draw win with The Barbados Lottery. Gollop described the feeling of securing his first big win of 2022 as a “good” one. He purchased the winning Spot 6, quick pick ticket from The Barbados Lottery Retail agent Red Rock Investments located […]

    January 25, 2022Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  10. Dominican Republic ponders if in-person learning should resume? Teleworking is back at Santo Domingo; this as health care workers affected

    Schools in the Dominican Republic are scheduled to reopen on 11th January 2022 after the Christmas, New Year and Three King holidays. But, that Caribbean neighbour is smack in the middle of the fifth wave of Covid-19 virus. The Omicron variant is the fastest spreading of all that have circulated. The Health Cabinet and the […]

    January 6, 2022HealthNo comments
  11. 2022 New Year’s Day message by Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis

    Fellow Nevisians, residents and visitors,    I greet you today with all of the promise and hope of the New Year. A new day has now dawned, a new year is upon us and a new chapter now begins.    This new year, like all others, brings with it renewed possibilities for ourselves, our family […]

    January 4, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Twenty-four families will have a Christmas laden with special cheer thanks to Goddard Enterprises Limited, which for the third year is sharing the season’s joy with the vulnerable in a tangible way. Over the last week, as was done in previous years, representatives of the company’s staff visited 11 families who live in and around […]

    December 25, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Navidad D’Azul? DR public school temps yet to get paid!

    Diario Libre reports that the around 10,000 public school teachers hired in Santo Domingo since October 2021 are yet to get paid. The teachers would have been employed temporarily until the Teacher Competitive Examination procedures concluded. The Ministry of Education organized the contest to hire around 19,000 teachers. The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Education was […]

    December 23, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Time to look at making sure your babies are ready for 2022, let Successful Tutoring guide them Online!

    #onlineclasses #tutorial #onlinebanking Now online banking payments accepted, face to face tutorials require transport fee to be negotiated – Ms Lavine awaits your call now! (Logo via Southpaw Grafix)

    December 8, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Prince Charles and PM Mia Amor Mottley celebrate achievements of young Barbadians on Prince’s Trust International programmes

    Earlier today at Ilaro Court, HRH The Prince of Wales and Prime Minister Mia Mottley met with young people in Barbados who showcased skills they had developed on Prince’s Trust International programmes. Founded by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2015 and building on four decades of experience in the UK, Prince’s Trust International collaborates […]

    November 30, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Barbadian Communicator to deliver Research Study on Public Relations and Gender-Based Violence

    The Caribbean School of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) will host another in its series of research seminars this coming Wednesday, October 27, with Barbadian public relations consultant Dr. Pamala Proverbs, exploring the topics of public relations and gender-based violence. Dr. Proverbs will be presenting specifically on the topic ‘Expanding the Boundaries of Public Relations Research […]

    October 26, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments

    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
  18. BDF joins forces with Maritime Affairs Ministry to host Fishing Vessel Operations Course

    The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Division of Fisheries, recently concluded the Fishing Vessel Operations Course 2021. The course, facilitated by the BDF maritime unit, the Barbados Coast Guard (BCG), catered to participants from the BCG, the Barbados Regiment, Barbados Cadet Corps and the […]

    October 18, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Emera trains SJPI Students

    Emera Caribbean and the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) are doing their part to ensure the workforce is ready, as Barbados transitions to become carbon neutral by 2030 by deploying renewable energy solutions throughout the island. Kamal Seale, Systems Engineer, Emera Caribbean Renewables, explained “the on the job work experience included safety training, […]

    October 12, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  20. 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
  21. Prepare better for 2022 with Successful Tutoring: New Online Special

    Face to Face tutelage can be arranged, please note all COVID-19 Protocols will be enforced, but Transport Fee must be paid before lessons commence…

    September 24, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Grace Jutan appointed ‘Chief of Staff’ in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor

    A significant change has been made at the start of the new academic year 2021-2022, to the staffing of the inner Office of the Vice-Chancellor, located at the Regional Headquarters of The University of the West Indies in Jamaica. Ms. Jutan has over 15 years of service at the executive level of the University, which […]

    September 19, 2021EducationNo comments
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. “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