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Grantley Adam Memorial Secondary School Saga – Every One is Wrong

Submitted by Observing The recent saga at Grantley Adam Memorial Secondary School has raised much passion and opinions. However, I put a different spin on it today. Everyone’s wrong. Vendors Vendors are allowed to sell at the discretion of the management of the school. If management says not today, not here, not now, then that’s what it is. A process

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Barbados – More About Pig-food Than Paideia

Submitted by Pachamama The Black-African trained, philosopher, Plato concluded that Greek education was only ‘fit for pigs’. Another Greek, Socrates, also educated in Kemet, considered paideia, or deep education, as singularly worthwhile. Both Plato and Socrates were educated for decades at the feet of Black-African scholars. From the Pre-Dynastic Period to the 30th Dynasty, these were the inventors of the

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Time to Build Barbados Silicon Valley

Four transformational truths are Timing, Innovation, Strategy and Collaboration – The Elements of Transformation Strategy There is the proven that individuals and businesses who continually adapt to the environment in which they operate will likely succeed. If we try to fit how the local public sector has been managing its business compared to the private sector and the world it

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Low CXC Grades – A Cause for Concern

The Caribbean Examination Council recently announced that over 11,000 pupils across the region who wrote the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Exam (formerly O’levels) last May/June got no passes. The Caribbean Mentorship Institute has also raised concern on this alarming disclosure. The institute which advocates and conducts research on Caribbean youths has observed an increasing trend of high school dropouts

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