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Work of NAECOB critical in ensuring high standards in education, says Minister Hanna-Martin

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Over 100 schools in New Providence, public and private, and some 30 plus schools in Freeport have been inspected by The National Accreditation and Equivalency Council (NAECOB) to ensure high quality standards for the delivery of education. “We will cover every island, every cay in this country to make certain that the facilities that we send our children to are adequate, conducive for learning, safe and sound for education,” said Thelma Grimes, chairperson, NAECOB. “We are going to head to Cat Island and all the others before June.This is our announced visit. They [schools] have a chance to get things fixed that are not finished and [afterwards] we will have the unannounced.” The Council informed the media of its progress during a briefing Monday, March 20, 2023 at it...

NAECOB celebrates opening of new location

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The National Accreditation and Equivalency Council of The Bahamas (NAECOB) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony, August 31, 2022 to mark the opening of its new location on the corner of Tonique Williams Darling Highway and Knowles Drive. Several dignitaries and guests were on hand to celebrate with NAECOB. Among them: the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin, Minister of Education and Technical & Vocational Training; the Hon. Zane Lightbourne; Minister of State; Lorraine Armbrister, Permanent Secretary; Dr. Marcellus Taylor, Director of Education; Serethea Clarke and Sonia Culmer, Undersecretaries; members of the NAECOB council including Thelma Grimes; Chairman; Dr. Lisa Stovel-Rolle, Executive Director; NAECOB.  Mrs. Ann-Marie Davis, wife of the Hon. Philip Davis, Pri...