Caribbean

Innovating in education is all about learning a new syntax

Innovating in education is all about learning a new syntax

João Marcelo Borges 26 mayo 2017 Comments

A quick Google search for “innovation” turns up almost 500 million hits! Young entrepreneurs are reshaping the economic, political, and social landscape, and changing the way we conduct businesses, organize politically, access credit, and, communicate and most importantly educate. Moreover, from undergraduate and postgrad studies in American universities all the way to elementary and high schools in Peru, innovation has also been taking a role in the discussions about education. Is it just a buzzword with high commercial value or is there something more to it? (más…)

Competency-based training in Barbados: a silent revolution?

Competency-based training in Barbados: a silent revolution?

Sabine Rieble 3 junio 2016 Comments

“We needed to reduce the rates of accidents during the transfer of cargo resulting from improper rigging of containers at the Bridgetown Port, the major port of entry in Barbados. By training dockers, operators, and cargo supervisors in appropriate lashing and unlashing, as well as securing cargo according to international standards, we will reduce the damage to cargo (…) and increase productivity” (más…)