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Presentation of Certificate of Recognition To CFA Institue as an Awarding Body

CONGRATULATIONS to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute for being granted Recognition as an Awarding Body by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC). The Certificate of Recognition was presented to Mr. Jamaal Roach, President of the CFA Society of Barbados and Mr. Inigo Bengoechea, Director of Government and Regulator Relations, CFA Institute by Ms. Bernadette Callender, Deputy[...]
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UWI Open Campus and UWI Cave Hill Campus Re-Accredited

It was celebrations all around for the University of the West Indies, Open Campus and Cave Hill Campus as they both received the seven (7) years maximum for Institutional Accreditation on June 4, 2019.  In two separate ceremonies, the Chairman of the Board, Ann Lady Hewitt addressed the audience and lauded the institutions for their[...]
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BMEX Success

The BAC took part in the Barbados Manufactures’ Association- BMEX over the period June7-10, 2019. During this three-day event, the BAC had the opportunity to engage with many persons who stopped by its booth to learn about the services of the Council. The booth, which was beautifully decorated with the Council’s corporate colours, also had[...]
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2018 CIQG Quality Award

2018 CIQG Quality Award Deadline for Applications: October 1, 2018 Award InformationThe Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) is establishing a CIQG Quality Award to recognize outstanding performance of higher education providers in meeting the CHEA/CIQG International Quality Principles. The Award will be made annually based on submissions that provide evidence that the Principles are[...]
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Tertiary educational providers better equipped to recognise all forms of learning in Barbados

Scores of tertiary education and training providers in Barbados and organizations such as the Caribbean Examination Council and the Technical Vocational Education and Training Council, are now better prepared to participate in a new Human Resource Development (HRD) initiative aimed at ensuring that formal, informal, and non-formal learning is certified and recognised locally and overseas. [...]
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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning”

It is with great pleasure that the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) announces the upcoming Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning”, scheduled to take place from January 9, to February 10, 2017. This 5-weeks MOOC is designed for teachers in diverse areas – secondary education, post-secondary education and vocational education.  Anyone interested in improving teaching[...]
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Finals of the 3rd Annual National Secondary Schools’ Debate Competition, 2016

For the second consecutive year, The St Michael School emerged victorious over Queen’s College in the finals of the 3rd Annual National Secondary Schools’ Debate Competition. The Deighton Griffith Secondary School placed third. The competition hosted by the Barbados Accreditation Council was held on Tuesday, November 22, 2016.  The moot for debate was “A National[...]
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Strategic Visioning Has Commenced

The Board of Directors, staff and selected stakeholders of the Barbados Accreditation Council embarked on a two-day strategic visioning retreat, with the aim of charting the way forward.  Dr Hensley Sobers of Sobers Integrative Management Services (SIMS) was the main facilitator for the Strategic Visioning Retreat on October 6-7 which resulted in the Barbados Accreditation[...]
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Work Attachment by the St Vincent & The Grenadines Accreditation Council

The Executive Director, Mrs Descima Alexandra-Hamilton and Accreditation Officer, Ms Janelle O’Garro of the National Accreditation Board of St Vincent and the Grenadines recently completed a one-week work attachment with the Barbados Accreditation Council. Their work attachment comprising observing and learning of the practices, policies, processes and procedures of the Council, in anticipation of implementing[...]
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Customized Registration Workshop for the Barbados Community College (BCC)

The Barbados Community College is making strides towards becoming a registered education provider and ultimately an accredited provider. The acting Principal, Dr Ian Austin and twenty-seven (27) of his administrative and teaching staff participated in a one-day workshop at the Hotel PomMarine, Hastings, Christ Church in May 26 this year. Based on the feedback, the[...]
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