BCC takes steps to achieve regional, worldwide accreditation

BCC takes steps to gain regional, international accreditation

The Barbados Neighborhood Faculty (BCC) is placing measures in place to achieve regional and worldwide accreditation to make sure certification from that establishment carries extra weight past the island’s borders.

Principal Annette Alleyne made this disclosure on Sunday following a church service on the St Barnabas Anglican Church to mark BCC’s fifty fifth anniversary.

Members of the congregation.

Alleyne stated BCC is accredited by the Barbados Accreditation Council and efforts are underway to quick monitor different ranges of accreditation.

“We’re presently registered with the Barbados Accreditation Council, which is the primary stage in direction of getting the accreditation standing. We have now an accreditation steering committee in place, and we even have groups for the accreditation the place we take a look at the assorted requirements which might be required,” Alleyne stated.

“We hope to quick monitor that course of by placing some extra work on this 12 months. We’re engaged on our newly revised strategic plan as effectively, which is all a part of placing measures in place with the intention to obtain accreditation standing.

“We even have in place quite a lot of [MOUs] with schools [and] universities in the UK, america and Canada, We even have  [MOUs]  with our native tertiary establishments just like the College of the West Indies in addition to the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute for Know-how the place we’re taking a look at having articulation agreements the place college students at BCC might full two years of their affiliate diploma after which full their [bachelor’s] diploma in two years or in some circumstances one 12 months.”

Alleyne added that the aesthetics of the campus had been being improved and over the previous three years eight labs had been refurbished and upgraded with state-of-the-art amenities and different buildings that had been thought-about to be well being and security dangers had been addressed.

The instructing fraternity of the BCC.

She stated that a number of the buildings had been repainted such because the administration block, the Liberal Arts Division, the Division of Commerce in addition to a couple of on MorningSide, noting that within the subsequent monetary 12 months the school wished to repaint extra buildings.

The BCC principal additionally stated that over the previous 5 many years, the campus has produced excellent professionals in society similar to principals, politicians and even excessive rating officers within the clergy.

In the course of the service, the Anglican Bishop of Barbados Michael Maxwell, who can be a BCC alumnus, stated {that a} good instructional basis was the important thing to success nevertheless it didn’t assure it. He stated that one mustn’t count on a job to fall into their lap however reasonably they need to stand up and hunt down employment alternatives.

On the religious aspect, Maxwell stated that as Christains, exhibiting up for service, paying tithes and singing songs of reward and thanksgiving weren’t sufficient to serve God. He stated God required his followers to stay by justice, to assist rectify the inequalities in life, similar to starvation, abuse, discrimination and violence, that trigger folks to undergo and to strip them of their primary human rights.

He stated it was vital to assist the aged and supply alternatives to the deprived.

Noting that it was needed for the church to satisfy folks the place they’re, Maxwell stated God additionally required his folks to point out mercy, having mutual respect and displaying acts of kindness, love and forgiveness.

He added that God was calling worshipers to stroll a sure path and act in a manner that He would reply to issues on the planet. (SZB)

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