Labour Minister says more legislative amendments are coming
December 7, 2016: Minister of Labour, Senator the Honourable Jennifer Baptiste-Primus says legislative amendments to the Cipriani College of Labour and Cooperative Studies Act are on the way. Amendments to the Act, which establishes the Cipriani College of Labour and Cooperative Studies (CCLCS) will facilitate the efficient transmission of quality tertiary level education amidst a changing environment without detriment to its founding principles. Minister Baptiste-Primus made this announcement in her address to the Graduating class of the Cipriani College of Labour and Cooperative Studies (CCLCS). The Graduation Ceremony, was held at the CLR James Auditorium at the College’s Valsayn Campus on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.
As Minister with responsibility for the CCLCS, Minister Baptiste-Primus also addressed the Board of Governors reminding them of their role in evaluating the College’s performance by measuring its outputs and outcomes to enhance the experience for its students. The Minister gave the assurance to work with the Board to reposition the College as a pioneer tertiary institution of its kind.
The Minister congratulated the Graduates on their success noting that she recognised the challenges they faced and overcame to graduate. Minister Baptiste-Primus also gave special recognition to the mature students and mothers of the graduating class and commended them on their personal sacrifice.
Economist and former Lecturer at the College Dr. Ralph Henry in his Feature Address straddled both the historical perspective and the potential future of the College and championed the Graduates to be ambassadors that will restore the clout to the College.
Approximately four hundred (400) students graduated from the 2016 Academic year.
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