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The BAC Hires New Quality Assurance Officer

The Barbados Accreditation Council has a new Quality Assurance Officer. Ms Cassandra Earle-Hazell is the latest addition to the team, effective 3 May 2021. Cassandra holds a Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) in Organisational Management from Endicott College, Massachusetts, USA and a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc) in Economics and Accounting from the University of[...]
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BAC Staff Receives Service Excellence Training

Recently, staff members of the BAC were trained in the essentials and best practices for Service Excellence with a workshop by the Center for Service Excellence and Competitiveness (CSEC). These two days of workshops sought to broaden the understanding of effective communication further, catering to the internal and external customer and more. The staff engaged[...]
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The Barbados Accreditation Council Welcomes New Chairman

The Barbados Accreditation Council announces the appointment of Consultant Cardiologist Dr Richard Ishmael as its new chair. Dr Ishmael, who is a Director of Cardiovascular Diagnostics Inc. and Interventional Radiology and Cardiology Inc. at Bracebridge Medical Centre, brings several decades of leadership and corporate governance experience as he takes up this new position. In 1993,[...]
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Making Use of the CARICOM Skills Certificate during the COVID-19 Pandemic

From the small business owner to major companies, re-strategizing with careful use of foresight and analysis has become paramount for maneuvering during this difficult COVID-19 period. The International Labour Organization (ILO) reported that there have been 34 million job losses in Latin America and the Caribbean. Moreover, the Inter-American Development Bank conducted over-the-phone surveys for[...]
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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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