Announcements

2017|2016|2015

Wed, Sep 23 2015
Schools Invited To Register Early For TourAs part of its activities to mark National Arbor Day 2015, the National Conservation Commission (NCC) is inviting primary and secondary school students to an environmental tour and plant propagation workshop at its Codrington, St. Michael headquarters.
Wed, Sep 23 2015
Government’s Retrofitting Programme Gets A BoostGovernment’s energy efficiency retrofitting programme, aimed at reducing electricity consumption in Government buildings, has benefited from a donation of 25,000 LED lights and 1,000 inverter air conditioning units by the Government of the People’s Republic of China.
Wed, Sep 23 2015
Lodge To Recognise Its Young ChefsStudents from The Lodge School who participated in the Junior Duelling Challenge will be the toast of their school next week.
Wed, Sep 23 2015
Ministry's Statement On School Meals DeptA little over a year ago, staff from three centres of the School Meals Department (SMD), – Lancaster, St. James; Country Road, St. Michael; and Harbour Road, St. Michael – expressed concerns about their safety and security following the end of their 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. shift.
Wed, Sep 23 2015
Students To Be Awarded Next WeekStudents who participated in the local level of the 2015 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association will be rewarded for their efforts next week.
Fri, Jun 19 2015
Jones: Teachers Should Write 11-Plus Maths PaperIf Education Minister, Ronald Jones, gets his way, he would have some teachers write the Mathematics paper of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) , known also as the 11-Plus.
Fri, Jun 19 2015
Changes Soon To Cell Phone Use In SchoolsMinister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, has hinted that changes will be coming in September to address the use of cell phones within school.
Wed, Jun 10 2015
Three Students Top 11 Plus ExamTwo girls and one boy have topped this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE).
Mon, Jun 8 2015
Sign Up For Summer Sports CampsThe National Sports Council is inviting interested persons to register for any of this year’s Summer Sports Camps.
Mon, Jun 8 2015
Health Expo At Milton Lynch Primary SchoolMilton Lynch Primary School will host a Health and Family Life Expo this Thursday, June 11, at the school in Water Street, Christ Church, from 10:00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
Fri, Jun 5 2015
Temporary Locations For Chalky Mount PrimaryThe Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised that due to structural issues at Chalky Mount Primary School, St. Andrew, the school will be closed on Monday, June 8, and Tuesday, June 9.
Fri, Jun 5 2015
Tracer Study To Examine Education PerceptionsThe transition of young graduates into the world of work, and their perceptions of levels of employability and the education received at this island’s 22 secondary schools and three technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, will be scrutinised over the next few months.
Fri, Jun 5 2015
Graduate Tracer Survey TimelyThe Graduate Tracer Survey soon to be conducted under the Skills For The Future Program has been deemed timely by Consultant Research Administrator in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Unri Babb.
Wed, Jun 3 2015
Tracer Study Survey To Launch SoonThe Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will soon be implementing a Tracer Study Survey in secondary schools and select tertiary institutions on the island.
Mon, Jun 1 2015
Local Fashion Designer Heading To American TVMarvo White-Jessamy, a second year student of the Garment Technology department of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP), looks set to create history, yet again.
Mon, Jun 1 2015
Several Innovations Soon From UWIDean of the Faculty of Humanities and Education, Jennifer Obidah, has assured delegates attending a three-day Biennial Conference of the Schools of Education of the University of the West Indies (UWI) that that institution is responding to myriad changes and challenges.
Fri, May 29 2015
Early Childhood Educators Should Plan AheadEarly Childhood Educators have been encouraged to always have an educational plan that is age and developmentally appropriate.
Mon, May 11 2015
Education Ministry Vows Continued UWI SupportNew Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau, has been given the assurance that the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will continue to support that institution.
Mon, May 11 2015
Registration On For City & Guilds ExamsRegistration for the City and Guilds of London Institute June Examinations is currently on and will conclude on Friday, May 29.
Thu, May 7 2015
Efforts To Enhance Student & Teacher PerformancesGovernment’s first phase in the development of the School Teacher Effectiveness Plans (STEPS) for eight pilot schools kicked off today at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, with a workshop that places emphases on literacy, numeracy and assessment.
Wed, May 6 2015
Workshop Addressing Teacher EffectivenessThe Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will be holding a workshop to enhance teacher effectiveness, tomorrow, Thursday, May 7, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Conference Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, starting at 9:00 a.m.
Tue, May 5 2015
Education Ministry Pleased With Exam SittingToday’s sitting of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) has been described as smooth and uneventful by the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation.
Tue, Jan 13 2015
School Calendar for 2015 to 2018View or download the school year calendar and dates for 2015 - 2018.