The Katrina Endometriosis fund association of Barbados

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February 17, 2017

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is the abnormal growth of endometrial tissue similar to that which lines the interior of the uterus, but in a location outside of the uterus. Endometrial tissue is shed each month during menstruation. Areas of endometrial tissue found in ectopic locations are called endometrial implants. These lesions are most commonly found on the ovaries, the Fallopian tubes, the surface of the uterus, the bowel, and on…

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COMING SOON TO A HOME NEAR YOU… Home Directed Learning in Barbados …The Service.

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January 26, 2017

What is “Home Directed Learning”. Service? It is a system of education that takes the child out of the formal school environment and places him or her in one that is directed by his or her parents. Parents in essence direct the education from the home. They may opt to educate the children themselves or retain a service that will assist them with the education of their children.

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“Evolution Of Education” Press Release

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December 16, 2016

The African Heritage Foundation (AHF), Registered Charity No. 1112, is in the process of challenging the way education is approached in our country. The organisation is seeking to present different modalities to foster a better grounded and more well rounded student, who will be better prepared to manage life following adolescence. The AHF is also in the process of developing an educational facility called the Barbados Alkebulan Academy for Social…

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Our Children Are Our Own.

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December 8, 2016

The African Heritage Foundation is taking this opportunity to respond to recent statements made by child advocate Faith Marshall-Harris while delivering a position paper over the weekend on what should be contained in the laws of Barbados to ensure this country is fully compliant with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Mrs. Marshall-Harris has made some assertions that we the members of the African Heritage Foundation (AHF)…

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Solving our schooling problems with education

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November 25, 2016

I begin by quoting the words of His Imperial Majesty H.I.M, education, he says, “is the basis for the greatness, the power, the pride and the prosperity of a nation”. In saying this I feel it necessary to give greater scope to what is considered as education. This I think is imperative because in these modern times there has developed the problem of distinguishing education from schooling. The education of…

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The Evolution of Education in Barbados. You are invited.

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November 12, 2016

The African Heritage Foundation (AHF) invites you to attend a two day forum on restructuring education in Barbados for our future development. The AHF is in the process of creating a learning academy ( B.A.A.S.E) that will be operated on an educational system formulated and guided by best case educational systems internationally (as in the case of Finland) and our own creativity and culture. B.A.A.S.E is an acronym for the…

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Barbados independence educational system challenge, 50yrs and moving.

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November 1, 2016

Since the case of the Rastafari family who were wrongfully charged with failing to send their children to school has caught hold of the public’s eye, it would seem the Barbadian educational system has come under more intense scrutiny. We read a report from the Inter American Development Bank about the failings of the Barbadian educational system. I also saw an article speaking to the elitist structure of the educational…

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