Tag Archives: teachers

  1. Well-known Guyanese, Caribbean musician and educator, Derry Etkins, dies

    Guyanese and Caribbean musician and music educator, Derry Etkins, died Saturday at the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was recovering from a minor surgery, close associates said. At the time of his death, he was a Music Lecturer at the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPC) and he also served as a consultant at the […]

    May 24, 2020Featured, MusicNo comments

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    May 3, 2020Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. “GOING AWAY” (French Drama: Déborah François, Dominique Sanda, Louise Bourgoin, Pierre Rochefort)

    Baptiste is a loner. A gifted primary teacher living in the south of France, he knows how to bring their schoolwork alive for his pupils but never remains in the same job for more than a term. His unremarkable appearance masks cracks, even violence… When he is left unwittingly in charge of Mathias one weekend […]

    October 8, 2015Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. “Some Kind Of Beautiful” (2015) – Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek: Romantic Comedy HD

    Richard (Pierce Brosnan) is a successful college professor who gives up a steady stream of one-night stands for fatherhood with much younger Kate (Jessica Alba). Three years later when Kate falls in love with someone else and moves out, she sends her sister, Olivia (Salma Hayek), to make sure Richard is properly caring for their […]

    August 10, 2015Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Thinking of doing a play? No ideas? Let NCF help…

    Hope to see you there…

    May 16, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. “Message on the occasion of International Women’s Day: Beijing at 20” – Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director

    During the past 20 years, we have witnessed remarkable advances in promoting the human rights and dignity of women and girls and their full and equal participation in society. The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, and the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing bolstered progress for women’s rights to make […]

    March 8, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments

    While efforts at enhancing teacher effectiveness are not unique to Barbados, Education Minister Ronald Jones wants them to be guided by the need to see students excel. He was addressing the launch of The Consultancy for the Enhancement of Teacher Education Programmes in Teacher Effectiveness at the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College, at the Hilton Barbados. […]

    February 20, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. JIVING AROUND WITH 2015: Cleric reprimanded during School Vacation to prevent Strike

    Hey, it’s that time again when we look at some of the top things for the previous year… Ever wondered why this teacher was punished so long after the fact? If he was disciplined during regular school-time would it not have been easier to rally support against the move via colleagues engaging a concentrated protest? […]

    December 31, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  11. ‘Home and Heart’ Rosemary Pilgrim at the QPG; (Pelican Craft Centre) 16th August to 16th September 2014. Feature address by Lilian Sten-Nicholson, AICA

    About the artist: Rosemary Pilgrim, renowned printmaker, painter, art teacher as well as daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, Caribbean woman, to mention only some of her roles in life. I use this long litany of titles, because together they inform her work. ‘Home and Heart‘ is the name of this exhibition, ‘home and heart’ is the […]

    August 22, 2014Featured, PaintingNo comments
  12. “WORDS AND PICTURES” (Clive Owen & Juliette Binoche – 2014)

    An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

    March 28, 2014Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Response to analysis by Colin Daniel on Minister Estwick’s proposals

    I write in response to an article carried in Barbados Today of Friday, February 27th. I am requesting that you publish the following, even as a guest Op-Ed if you are minded to. Thank you for considering this request. May I take this opportunity to thank you for enabling me over the years to make […]

    March 4, 2014Business, Editorial6 comments
  14. Undergraduate students across UWI to be assessed with new Grade Point Average (GPA) scheme, as of 2014/2015

    Under the new GPA scheme, the overall manner in which assessments are conducted and grades represented for undergraduate student transcripts will be revised. All new and continuing students across all The University’s campuses will be assessed and graded in a manner which is more transparent and in line with international GPA standards. This announcement, made […]

    September 12, 2013EducationNo comments