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Getting to Know our Intern

Getting to Know our Intern, Shania Browne! In the summer months, when most young people would be having fun in the sun, she instead joined us at the Council! This is 18 year old Shania Browne who returned for two months as a summer intern, where she assisted the Research, Information and Communications department with Marketing,[...]
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Tertiary Educational Providers seeing Benefits

Bridgetown, Barbados, October 25, 2018. Tertiary Education and training providers in Barbados, whether small or large, are being encouraged by their peers to get on board when the new qualifications framework that recognizes all forms of learning in Barbados is rolled out next year. The Barbados Qualifications and Credit Framework (BQCF) is an ambitious initiative falling[...]
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Adding Value with Global Recognition

The BAC continues to assure the quality of tertiary education across Barbados. Having been established as an Act of Parliament in 2004, the Board of Directors began its work in October 2005 with a singular vision to become a World-Class, dynamic quality assurance agency for education and training in Barbados. With two broad goals articulated[...]
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UCJ Salutes BAC on its 15th Anniversary!

Warmest congratulations to the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) on the celebration of its 15th Anniversary.  The UCJ salutes you on playing an integral role in the higher education sector by means of your stellar service. The BAC is well-respected locally, regionally and internationally as an independent Quality Assurance Agency, which upholds standards and perform its role to[...]
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UWI Celebrates with BAC on their 15th Anniversary

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is honoured to have had a longstanding, cordial and professional relationship with the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) over the past fifteen years. At this juncture of its existence, the Council can be proud of its accomplishments, having established itself as a reputable, professional agency that guarantees[...]
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ACTT Acknowledges the Positive Impact of the BAC

The Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) is pleased to congratulate the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) on its 15th anniversary. As a fellow Caribbean quality assurance agency, we acknowledge the positive impact that BAC has had on students seeking higher education in Barbados by holding post-secondary and tertiary level institutions to the highest standards[...]
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Meaningful Vocational Education in Times of Uncertainty

This year, the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology celebrated its 50th Anniversary of being the educational juggernaut on the hill. Barbados has watched this premier institution grow from its humble beginnings at the Deep Water Harbour, to its formidable self in Wildey. The institution has weathered economic depressions and an unpredictable Caribbean climate, never[...]
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Accreditation in the Wake of Covid-19

Many are still very unclear as to what post-COVID-19 will look like, how long it will be around, or whether we will have to work with this disruptive crisis forever. At this point, nobody knows. One thing is for sure: It has unprecedented implications for all. As it relates to higher education, people are still[...]
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Training – Not an Option!

The Safety and Health at Work Act 2005 (SHaW Act) places general duties on all occupiers and/or employers to ensure safe places of work, safe systems of work and safe co-workers. One of the best ways to achieve these statutory requirements is through occupational safety and health (OSH) “training”, as the act also requires ‘the[...]
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New Executive Director visits the Immigration Department

Executive Director of the Barbados Accreditation Council, Mrs. Lisa Gale paid a courtesy call to the Immigration Department as she continued her aim at strengthening stakeholder relations. She was flanked by Administrative Officer Ms. Requell Griffith who manages the CARICOM Skills Certificate portfolio. Chief Immigration Officer Mr. Wayne Marshall was joined by Assistant Chief Immigration[...]
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