I begin by highlighting that the government has cut $3.2 million from COB’s allocation in the 2014/2015 budget, bringing the total cut from higher education at COB over two budget years to over $6.7 million.
The Alliance Française des Bahamas in the cadre of its inter-cultural events and programmes is travelling to France in June with a small group of Bahamians interested in French language and cultural immersion for personal or Professional development.
In an effort to build a thriving network of former students, The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) is set to relaunch its alumni association.
As a part of the Ministry of National Security’s Shock Treatment program, a group of 22 at-risk boys were recently exposed to several disciplines while touring The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).
FirstCare Medical Plan partners with R.E.A.C.H. Bahamas and the Ministry of Education for 2nd annual essay contest to promote autism awareness among students.
The Lyford Cay Foundation has elected a new chairman, Basil P Goulandris, who will be filling the position left vacant with the death of long-time chairman Manuel J Cutillas.
Every Child Counts, a pioneering special needs school in Abaco which refuses to leave any child behind, has become the subject of an international documentary.
As part of ongoing efforts to increase the number of qualified workers in the industry, The Air Conditioning Depot (commonly known as AC Depot), along with its sister company Total Comfort Air Conditioning, have teamed up with The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) to give hands-on training and guidance to the students of their HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) program.
Five students of The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) now have international certification in Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC).