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PM's promise

PM's promise

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart steps in to ease UWI’s financial woes

NSCA camp starts Monday

Lessons in preparing fine cuisine, financial management, as well as creative sessions in drumming, dance and folk songs, will be on the cards when the National Council on Substance Abuse’s annual one-week residential Project S.O.F.T (Safeguarding Our Future Today), summer camp programme, gets under way next week. Beginning on Monday, August 20, at Marian Retreat […]

Going for her dreams

Going for her dreams

Cherisse Francis knows what she wants and she is going after it. She likes talking and arguing and plans to be a lawyer. Having pursed Visual Arts, Sociology, Law, and two units of Environmental Science this year, as well as Caribbean and Communications Studies, she was awarded Grade 1s in most of them. The Exhibition […]

All about the teeth for Nicoia

All about the teeth for Nicoia

In about ten years time or maybe sooner Dr. Nicoia Maxwell might be opening her dental practice. If all goes according to her plan, the Barbados Scholar from Queen’s College, will be happily telling people to “open wide” as she fits them with braces. She wants to be an orthodontist, but that could change, she […]

Just party, ok

Just party, ok

by Donna Sealy A provocative, and often times controversial calypso commentator, says the time has come to abandon all calypso competitions. Instead, said Dr. Cleve Scott, who has judged Pic-O-De-Crop competitions in the past, there should be one big party, which he said was what Soca Royale was, with judges. “It is widely established by now […]

Funding alternative

A new funding model for tertiary education is among the chief recommendations contained in a Report on Tertiary Education Reform to Government.

New teaching aids for special needs children

New teaching aids for special needs children

Special need children will be getting even greater attention from the Ministry of Education, through its Media Resource Department soon.

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jones: bajans may have to pay more for acces to education services

Barbadians may have to pay more to benefit from education.

This was indicated this morning by Minister of Education Ronald Jones, as he led the resumption of debate on a resolut