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Tag Archives: learning

  1. Youth from The Learning Centre Gained Tech Skills Through IGT Tech Camp

    Two young men from The Learning Centre were among 36 participants from the Caribbean who recently gained a new set of computer skills through the first staging of the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock! Camp. The two-week groundbreaking virtual tech camp got off to a stirring start on August 9 with the curtains coming down […]

    August 27, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. 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
  3. Reaction to Release of Preliminary Findings of the Independent Review Team into the Conduct of CXC Exams 2020

    On Sunday, October 18, Sir Hilary Beckles, in his capacity as Chairman of the Caribbean Examinations Council, and Dr. Wayne Wesley, Registrar of CXC, held a virtual press conference to release the preliminary findings of the Independent Review Team, empaneled to investigate the examination process, allocated examination results and general performance expectations, inter alia. For […]

    October 20, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Alleyne School is the Winner of U.S. Embassy’s Inaugural Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition

    In an apparent olive branch to Barbados, the U.S. Embassy Bridgetown disclosed the winner of their inaugural Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition is the Alleyne School. Second place went to Deighton Griffith Secondary School. Fifth-former Akil McGeary argued to what extent secondary school students should be able to express their cultural identity in […]

    February 25, 2018EducationNo comments
  5. “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
  6. CSF and CAS Host Two STEM Teacher Training Workshops in Jamaica

    The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) and the Caribbean Academy of Sciences (CAS) jointly hosted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Teacher Training Workshops for primary school teachers at the Genesis Academy, Kingston then at the Wexford Hotel, Montego Bay. The workshops were made possible by grant funding from the Embassy of the United States of […]

    January 22, 2017EducationNo comments
  7. Former Principal lambastes Education Ministry and cites ‘No Leadership’ as its Ruin

    The Ministry of Education in Barbados is under heavy fire by a former principal over what he deems as a lapse in standards. During the Q&A session after his keynote address, a participant was wondering if the current methodology can produce students like the calibre of days gone by, and Mr Broomes cited leadership issues […]

    December 13, 2016Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments