Tag Archives: BCC

Why CBC/(ICB) and BCC Can NEVER Optimize

Trust

Submitted by Cherfleur In two separate court hearings, these two iconic institutions said a lot about themselves. It explains where and why they are where they are in the scheme of progressiveness. BCC –The Chair, no less than Velma Newton, Attorney-at-Law (I am told), advised the Court (through the Deputy Chair, Ms Denny) that the Hand-Book is not contractual. After

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The Phartford Files: BCC Fast Becoming a Basket Case

Submitted by Ironside One scholarship! That is all the Barbados Community College (BCC) was able to garner in 2019! Not surprising, given the recent revelations regarding the ongoing scandalous performance of BCC nursing students in the regional nursing examinations. Well, the Mia Mottely administration has solved the nursing problem: Barbados will be importing nurses and nursing is to be removed

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Nursing Program at BCC Falling Short

The blogmaster can recall that in 2010 former Minister of Health Donville Inniss announced a plan to change the nursing program at the Barbados Community College (BCC).  The objective was to ensure that Barbados responded to a shortage of nurses. Who remembers the public outcry when nurses from the Philippines and elsewhere were recruited at the QEH? The underlying reason

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BCC Staff “in the Dark”

Submitted by Neil Watchman BCC staff members are still in the dark as to why after three top posts Principal: Deputy Principal and Registrar, were advertised in November 2015, no one has been appointed to any of these posts. Of course, only in two of these appointments does anyone seriously expect any surprises. The Board wasted no time in giving

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Government and Building a Society–BCC Part-time Workers Not Paid

Submitted by Anthony Davis on 25/12/2014 “NEARLY 200 PART-TIME members of the academic staff of the Barbados Community COLLEGE (BCC) are singing the blues this Christmas. With just 24 hours to go before Christmas day, the workers say they still have not been paid for services performed in November” – Nation Newspaper 24/12/2014 First, let me ask a simple question.

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Destabilization of the Barbados Community College (BCC)

Submitted Neil Watchman There is growing concern among staff at the Barbados Community College where the Board or more accurately, the Chairman, seems to have developed a tight stranglehold on the institution. Staff cannot recall there ever being such a high level of politicization at the institution until the advent of Mr. Stephen Broome who served first as Deputy Chairman

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