ARBITRATION PANEL RE: HEALTH & SAFETY ISSUES AT
BASSETERRE HIGH SCHOOL
(November 6, 2014)
FINDINGS AND AWARD
1. Following the Panel’s walk through of the physical facilities of the Basseterre High School (BHS), we agreed that much remedial work had been completed in the Biology and Chemistry Labs, the auditorium, some classrooms and surrounding environment by the Ministry of Education. On the Eastern Block, work was still ongoing on classrooms and there were buildings yet to be renovated but would be done shortly. Some of these remedial actions were being done while students and staff were still on the premises.
The BVI Teachers' Union held its biennial election on Friday, October 17, 2014. The exective officers for 2014 - 2016 are as follows:
President - Mr. Cecil Hodge
Vice President - Mr. John Williamson
National Secretary - Ms. L. Tammy Henry
International Secretary - Ms. Jan Christopher
Treasurer - Ms. Cathy Ronan
Asst. Treasurer - Ms. Tahlia Frederick Jackson
PRO - Ms. Celine Thomas
Member Units of the caribbean Union of Teachers join in congratulating the new Executive, and extend wishes for a successful term in office.
President of the Dominica Association of Teachers and Principal of the Dominica Community High School – Mrs. Celia Nicholas has captured yet another award in what has become a very long, decorated and distinguished career in Education. She has been recognized by many local, regional and international organizations and institutions for her outstanding contribution to education as a Teacher, a Principal and Trade Unionist.