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Violence and Indiscipline in Schools: Experience of Trinidad and Tobago
By Jenny-Lynne Cyrille 1st Vice President Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers’ Association at CUT/BUT/Unicef 4th Education Conference, Barbados

Violence and Indiscipline in Schools: Experience of Trinidad and Tobago
Presented at theCUT/BUT/UNICEF 4th Education Conference by Jenny-Lynne Cyrille 1st Vice President Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers’ Association(TTUTA)(PPT)

Violence and Indiscipline in Schools: Experience of Barbados
Presented at the CUT/BUT/UNICEF 4th Education Conference, Barbados by Joy Gittens, Senior Education Officer, Ministry of Education Human Resource Development, Barbados.

The Transferability of Teacher Qualifications and Professional Recognition
Comparability of Teacher Qualifications in the Commonwealth: Presented at the CUT/BUT/UNICEF 4th Education Conference, Barbados by Dr. James Keevy, Deputy Director,South African Qualifications Authority.

The Qualified Early Childhood Teacher: A Must for Acheivement in Later Schooling
Presented by Mrs Sian Williams: Early Childhood Development Adviser for the Caribbean, UNICEF

Teaching and Learning in a Digital Enviroment
Presented at the 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Education Conference, Barbados, by Mr. Lemuel Jordan Chief Audio Visual Aids Officer, Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Barbados.

Stopping Violence in Schools: What Works!
Presented at the 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Education Conference, Barbados by Professor Maryse Paquin, Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres

School Safety – Criss Guide – North American Experience
Presented at the 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Education Conference, Barbados by Mr. Gerald Newberry, National Education Association

Programming for Early Childhood Education in Increasingly Diverse Settings: Lesson from Dominica
Presented at the 4th Education CUT/BUT/UNICEF Conference-Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centr, Barbados 08-12-04 by Mrs. Beverly LeBlanc, Asst Education Officer, Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs, Dominica.

Preventing Violence in Schools
Presented at the CUT/BUT/UNICEF 4th Education Conference, Barbados by Cheryl Vince Whitman

Preventing Violence in Schools
Presented by Cheryl Vince Whitman at BUT/CUT/UNICEF Education Conference, Barbados

Learning Positive Discipline: A Strategic Approach
Presented to the CUT/BUT/UNICEF 4th Education Conference, Barbados by Dr. Kerry King.

Inclusion in Early Childhood Education PPT
Programming for Early Childhood Education in a Context of Increasingly Diverse Setting: Lessons Learnt form Dominica by Mrs Beverly LeBlanc (PPT)

How can Schools Ensure that Technology Really Benefits Students
Powerpoint Presentation by Dr. Benita Gibson Andrea Burnett

How can Schools Ensure that Technology Really Benefits Students
Presented at the CUT/BUT/UNICEF 4th Education Conference by Dr.Benita Thompson and Mrs Andrea Burnett -Education Evaluation Centre, UWI, Cave Hill Campus

Four-Country Survey Report on Gender Differentials in the Caribbean
Professor Barbara Bailey: Presentation at the 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Education Conference, Barbados

Conference Evaluation Results
Evaluation of the 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Education Conference.

Building Capacity to Create and Sustain Infrastructure to Facilitate the CSME
Presented to the 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Education Conferenc, Barbados by Merna Bernard, Director, Human Development, CARICOM SECRETARIAT

Boys and Education
Boys and Education presented by Barry Chevannes at 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Education Conference, Barbados

Attitudes Towards Corporal Punishment in Barbados
Presented by Peter Wickham at the 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Educational Conference at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre

21st Century to Caribbean Education: The Impact of Migration on the Region’s Curricula
Presented at the 4th CUT/BUT/UNICEF Education Conference, Barbados by Dr. Michele Reis, UWI, St. Augustine Campus

Speeches

John Cumberbatch Memorial Lecture
“Reassessing the Role of Education in these challenging Economic Times” by Herbert Reifer

President’s Address
38th Annual Conference of the Barbados Union of Teachers Almond Bay Conference Centre Monday April 2nd 2012

Education is Change
Madame President, General Secretary, (ministers), Ministry Officials, Fellow Educators past and present, Members of other Unions, Specially Invited Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen.

John Cumberbatch Lecture 2012
“Caribbean Teachers: Pillars of Caribbean Unity” by Robert L. Morris, C.H.B., G.C.M, Wednesday, 26th October, 2011

Understanding the Economic and Political Framework Under which we Bargain
Collective Bargaining Paper by David Abdullah

Twenty-one Years of Service & Solidarity: The Way Forward
A Historical, Social and Political Development of The Barbados Union of Teachers 1974 – 1995. Delivered by Stanley Mayers at BUT’s 21st Annual General Conference

The Challenges to the Educational System in the 21st Century
Article submitted by Mr. Dan Carter – Educator

Teachers’ Making Strides
Document coming soon.

Secondary Education for the Masses: Critical Issues Then and NowLecture delivered By Dr Anthony Layne to celebrate the 50th Anniversary St. Leonard’s Boys October, 2002

Quality Teachers For Quality Schools
John Cumberbatch Memorial Lecture 2003 delivered by Chief Education Officer Mrs Wendy Griffith-Watson October 29th, 2003.

Quality Teacher for Quality Education: Training for a Stronger Teacher Force
John Cumberbatch Lecture 2005 By Byron Farqharson CUT President

Quality Education: Providing Safe and Healthy Enviroments for all
Address to the 32nd Annual General Conference of the BUT by President Karen Best.

Quality Education in a Changing Global Enviroment
Feature Address to the 34th Annual General Conference of the Barbados Union of Teachers By Sir Keith Hunte April 1, 2008

President’s Address to BUT’s 36th Annual Conference 2010
President’s Address April, 2010. Karen Best

Improving Standards in Education: The Way Forward
Address By Colin Greene CUT President to BUT 28th Annual Conference 2002

Globalization and the Challenging Context of Education
Globalization and Education – Delivered At BUT 26th Annual Conference 200 by Undene Whittaker

Globalization and it’s Effects on Education
John Cumberbatch Lecture 1999 by Anthony Layne

Facing the Challenge of Education Reform
Speech delivered by Patrick Frost- John Cumberbatch Lecture 2000

Critical Challenges to Educators in an Era of Rapid Globalization
Feature Address at BUT Annual Conference 2001 by Professor Frank Alleyne

Caribbean Single Market and Economy: Implications for Teacher Education & Training in the Caribbean
John Cumberbatch Lecture October 2006 Professor Emeritus Errol Millar

BUT: Linking with Stakeholders to Eradicate Violence in Schools
Feature Address to BUT Annual Conference 2005 by Dr Gladstone Best

Acheiving Excellence in Education
John Cumberbatch Lecture 2008 by Mr. Timothy Best

A Historical Legacy of Academic Excellence Amidst a Landscape of Change and Educational Equality
Feature Address delivered to the BUT’s 36th Annual Conference. Dr. Jennifer Obidah, April, 2010.

Prime Minister’s Address
By The Hon. Freundel J. Stuart, Q.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Barbados to The 39th Annual Conference of the Barbados Union of Teachers at BWU Solidarity House on Monday, April 15th, 2013

President’s Speech at Opening Ceremony
39th Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Union of Teachers at Solidarity House on Monday, 15th April, 2013

General

Salary Scale April 2008 – March 2010
Salary Scale: Teachers Public Servants

Recommendations Concerning The Status of Teachers
1966 UNESCO Recommendations Concerning the Status of Teachers

ILO Convention 98
ILO Convention 98 Right to Organise and Bargaining Convention

ILO Convention 87
Freedom of Association Convention

History of The Barbados Union of Teachers
A Brief History of the Barbados Union Teachers. Herbert Gittens 2010

Education in Barbados
General information on the Educational System in Barbados

Development of Education in Barbados
Information on the development of Education in Barbados

BUT Application Form
Application (PDF)

Barbados Survey on Corporal Punishment and Educational Issues
Survey examines views on Corporal Punishment, Common Entrance, Cellphones,Expulsion, Gifted Children, Special Needs and other Issues.

Constitution of the Barbados Union of Teachers
Barbados Union Of Teachers Constitution – Registered Trade Union 1974

Membership Form for Primary School Teachers

Membership Form

Membership From for Secondary or Private School Teachers

Membership Form

Teacher's Corner Show