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Executive Director Attends BIU’S White Coat Ceremony

I was pleased to participate and give special congratulations to those students attending the Bridgetown International University School of Medicine’s first white coat ceremony. After receipt of a charter, the Bridgetown International University School of Medicine (BIU) submitted its application for registration to the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) in November 2018. Registration signals that an[...]
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CARICOM Skills Certificate Newsletter Info for April 2022

The Certificate of Recognition of CARICOM Skills Qualification programme facilitates the free movement of labour by CARICOM Skilled Nationals (CSNs) by allowing CSNs of participating CARICOM nations to move between nations to seek and pursue work opportunities without needing to obtain a work permit. The information below provides insight into the performance of this programme[...]
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CARICOM Skills Certificate Newsletter Info for Quarter

The Certificate of Recognition of CARICOM Skills Qualification programme facilitates the free movement of labour by CARICOM Skilled Nationals (CSNs) by allowing CSNs of participating CARICOM nations to move between nations to seek and pursue work opportunities without needing to obtain a work permit. The information below provides insight into the performance of this programme[...]
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From the Desk of the Executive Director

Over the years, the Barbados Accreditation Council has found it challenging to effectively compare foreign qualifications to local awards and local awards to local awards. This is due to a lack of standardized benchmarks for qualifications. Moreover, this limitation extends to skills and awards gained through informal and non-formal learning. However, to address this issue,[...]
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Skilled Nationals Assessed by SJPI for CSME Certificate

The Barbados Accreditation Council has upgraded its application process so that more Artistes now have the opportunity to successfully apply for the Certificate of Recognition of CARICOM Skills Qualification. In this latest development, the Council has partnered with the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) to allow for Artistes who do not have sufficient[...]
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UWI Open Campus Principal Thanks the BAC

A Message from The UWI Open Campus Pro Vice-Chancellor & Principal (Interim) to the Barbados Accreditation Council World Quality Week (WQW) 2021   As The UWI Open Campus joins in the celebration of World Quality Week 2021, I wish to use this opportunity as its Principal to highlight and congratulate the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC)[...]
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QA & QE 2021 World Quality Day Contribution

  World Quality Week 2021 is all about Sustainability. Our Quality Assurance division used their artistic side to create this beautiful image! It represents sustainability, the main aspects of quality education and how we will prepare you for global recognition! Marcus Myers Information Officer info@bac.gov.bb
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Sustainability in Quality Assurance

World Quality Day (WQD) is celebrated annually on the second Thursday in November, but for the first time this year, the celebrations have changed to the entire Week with the theme ‘Sustainability: improving our products, people and planet’. The COP26, United Nations Climate Change Conference has once again brought into sharp focus the need for[...]
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