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Barbados, Cuba sign MOU on education

February 16, 2023

Barbados and Cuba have signed a memorandum of understanding in the area of education.

The MOU, inked by Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training Kay McConney and Ambassador of Cuba to Barbados Sergio Pastrana, will enable two scholarships per year, over a period of five years, to Cuban nationals.

The scholarships will provide training in English as a foreign language for Cuban experts.

The signing of the MOU also presents the opportunity for Barbadians to strengthen their capacity in second language acquisition through the teaching of Spanish as a modern language.

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