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Teachers give EMIS go ahead

All systems are ‘go’ for the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training’s roll out of the OpenEMIS – Education Management Information System.

The Ministry has received support from the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union following a meeting Wednesday with Minister of Education, Santia Bradshaw, and union officials.

Ms. Bradshaw addressed concerns relating to the training of teachers on how to use the system which officially came into effect at the start of the new school term.

It will allow for the electronic registration of students

Previously, teachers recorded students’ attendance manually in a physical register.

The Education Minister also said the Ministry would be looking at strengthening Wi-Fi connectivity at schools, which is needed for a smoother rollout.

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