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Talent Search Notice

The Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) is seeking to fill key roles within the organization. The BAC offers Registration, Accreditation and various Recognition services designed to set standards and processes through which higher-learning institutions can operate. They also facilitate the free movement of labour by CARICOM nationals throughout the region through the Certificate of Recognition of[...]
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BAC Welcomes New Deputy Chairman

The Barbados Accreditation Council welcomes its newest Deputy Chairman of its Board of Directors, Mr. Toney Olton. Toney Olton is a former educator and, currently, the founder and Executive Director of The Potter Centre, a regional training and people, leadership and organization development consultancy. Mr. Olton presently leads a team of consulting associates and serves[...]
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The Year in Review

The year 2022 is the newest completed chapter in the Barbados Accreditation Council’s 18-year journey. What a dynamic 12 months it has been! During the last 12 months, the staff of the BAC continued to execute its vision and mission through various activities. Under the careful direction of the Board of Directors, several new initiatives[...]
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Managing Change in Education

Change is inevitable and constant. In the educational context, it is no different. In the 17th century, attending school was not seen as a requirement as societal norms emphasized the need for children to help at home with family duties. During the 19th and 20th centuries, there was a transformation in the educational arena as[...]
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Quality Conscience: Doing the Right Thing

“Your legacy is being written by yourself.  Make the right decisions.” Gary Vaynerchuk Within industries and businesses of every variety across the globe today, professionals have all come to understand and accept the Oxford definition that quality is ‘the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind.’  It is by observing[...]
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Online Assessment: To Do or Not To Do?

The Covid 19 pandemic undoubtedly led to significant changes in educational systems globally. Educational providers needed to adapt quickly to the sudden changes and the resultant challenges. Out of this environment, a “new normal” emerged for the teaching and learning process. Assessment strategies had to be revised and applied to complement the move to emergency[...]
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CARICOM Skills Certificate Newsletter Info for September 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 Apr – June 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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Short Courses in Tertiary Education

The Barbados Government has been advocating for the further use of short courses by its nationals through entities such as the National Transformation Initiative via their partnership with the world’s largest eLearning platform Coursera. This comes as part of the government’s commitment in Strategy 4 of the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme (BERT) to[...]
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CARICOM Skills Certificate Statistics Newsletter June 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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