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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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Learners want to know qualifications are accredited

Andrea Walke, Senior Management Counsellor responsible for Quality Assurance, Research and Information Technology at the Barbados Institute of Management and Productivity (BIMAP), agreed. Acknowledging that meeting the requirements of the framework would require an investment of time and effort, she noted that it would be “learner centred and that those learners were becoming increasingly knowledgeable[...]
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Barbadians interested in acquiring knowledge

Dr. Jeanese Badenock, Lecturer at The University of the West Indies (UWI) and Chair of the Re-Accreditation and Quality Assurance committee at the Cave Hill Campus also spoke about the benefits of the Framework. “The wider population want to be assured that the qualifications in which they are investing time and money are of value[...]
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Tertiary Educational Providers seeing Benefits

Bridgetown, Barbados, October 25, 2018. Tertiary Education and training providers in Barbados, whether small or large, are being encouraged by their peers to get on board when the new qualifications framework that recognizes all forms of learning in Barbados is rolled out next year. The Barbados Qualifications and Credit Framework (BQCF) is an ambitious initiative falling[...]
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The BAC’s Plans for Expansion Revealed

In celebration of the start of a week to celebrate its 16th anniversary, the Barbados Accreditation Council joined Senator Dr. Rev. John Rogers and his congregation at St. George Parish Church in worship. In attendance were current staff, members of the Board led by  the Chairman Ann Lady Hewitt, as well as some familiar faces,[...]
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