Monday 3 August, 2020

Power, water outages force closures at public schools, Erdiston, BCC

Blackman and Gollop Primary School (FILE)

Blackman and Gollop Primary School (FILE)

All public nursery, primary and secondary schools are closed across Barbados.

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This decision was made by the Ministry of Education Technological and Vocational Training.

Additionally, the Ministry's notice indicated that the Erdiston Teachers' Training College and the Barbados Community College will be closed today, Tuesday, November 19. This is due to the issues with electricity and water affecting the island.

However, the statement distributed by the Barbados Government Information Service shared that classes at the Hospitality Institute at Hotel PomMarine and the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technololgy are still scheduled for today.

Yesterday, Monday, November 18, schools were closed early due to the same outage issues. Some schools closed at 12 pm.

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