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The National Secondary Schools’ Debate Competition Finals 2015

This moot is timely and relevant as the trend towards self financing of education becomes more prominent in our Barbadian landscape. As such, the debate promises to bring to light the impact that self financing may have on the student’s learning.  This debate promises to be most exciting! See you on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 […]

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Proposed NQF for Barbados

A critical challenge that faces Barbados is the development of a competent workforce that can compete in a fierce global environment. Human Resource Development through well-planned educational initiatives can contribute significantly to promoting the interests of individuals, enterprises, the economy and society within Barbados. By helping individuals to gain access to decent work and sustainable

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NQF Project Implementation

To facilitate the preparations for the design, development and implementation of the NQF, the Council hosted the National Qualification Framework (NQF) Consultants, Dr Armand Hughes-D’Aeth and Dr Paulette Dunn-Smith during the months of January to March.  During this initial phase of the NQF project, Dr Hughes D’Aeth, accompanied by the Executive Director, Ms Valda Alleyne,

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NQF Study Tours

The National Qualification Framework (NQF), which is Pillar 2 of the Barbados Human Resource Development Strategy 2011-2016, has been placed under the responsibility of the Council.  In order to prepare for this major initiative, the Executive Director, Quality Assurance Officers and the Project Coordinator (NQF) visited Mauritius, Scotland and England.  The aim of the tours

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UWI Cave Hill & Open Campuses Granted Institutional Accreditation

History was created in Barbados with the granting of Institutional accreditation to the University of the West Indies’ Cave Hill and Open Campuses for the period June 18, 2013 to June 17, 2019. This recognition was bestowed on the Campuses at two separate presentation ceremonies at Barbados Accreditation Council’s (BAC) headquarters. Chairman of the Council,

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