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Special teacher Mrs Babb

Just six years into the teaching system, Sandra Babb is already making a difference in the lives of those she comes into contact with. And as proof her work is positively affecting those she is around –– both young and old, she was recently voted Most Inspirational Teacher by her colleagues at the Roland Edwards […]

Grade A mum and student

Grade A mum and student

It is her dream to become a teacher one day. And while Sheldyne Ramsay, 49, is on her way to realizing that dream, she has been doing so amidst some difficult circumstances. Ramsay recently graduated from the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College’s In-Service Certificate In Early Childhood Education, Care And Development programme with all Grade As, […]

Gifting at five!

Gifting at five!

Today marked five years since we here at Barbados TODAY have been in operation. And, as is customary for birthdays, it was a time for merriment and gifting. But Barbados TODAY’s management and staff decided to be the ones spreading the cheer, and thus headed out into the community to celebrate. The first stop was at […]

Top teacher Janine!

Top teacher Janine!

Work hard, and it pays off. If anyone knows this well, it is valedictorian of the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College, Janine Pierre. On Monday night, Pierre was notified that not only had she topped her class, but she would be graduating at the top of the college. Pierre told Barbados TODAY yesterday that the feeling […]

Fielding Babb calls it a day

Fielding Babb calls it a day

“Never paint for the love of money, do it for the love of it.” This advice was given to up-and-coming artists by renowned visual artist Fielding Babb at his retirement function last evening at the Pelican Village. “Eventually if you do good work, money will come. So put money behind your back, although all of […]

Nigerian students project head tells

Nigerian students project head tells

Ever since 90 Nigerian students set foot in Barbados in December to pursue a nine-month study programme at the Barbados Community College (BCC) in tourism and hospitality, their presence has been shrouded in controversy. Among the main contentious issues were complaints of poor accommodation and bad food at Casa Grande Hotel at Oldburyin St Philip, and […]

Charity call

The founder of a local children’s charity is lamenting the level of poverty in Barbados, saying operators of supermarkets and restaurants need to step up to the plate to help feed the less fortunate. Morella Frederick, founder of St Catherine’s House, told Barbados TODAY she was not satisfied that enough was being done to help feed […]

Students fired up by career showcase

Students fired up by career showcase

Parents are being encouraged to give their children the chance to help choose their own career or profession. The caution from Barbados Association of Guidance Counsellors (BAGC) president Janice Jemmott, as hundreds of students from public and private secondary schools descended on the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, today for the […]

Humbled and honoured

Humbled and honoured

It is that time of year when family members, friends and well-wishers make their way to Government House in Government Hill, St Michael, to witness this island’s nation builders have their National Independence Awards conferred upon them by Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave. Heading the list of awardees this morning was Professor Emeritus Sir Henry […]

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