Representatives of The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) and The Association of International Banks and Trust Companies (AIBT) paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Education on June 22, 2017.
Industry representatives outlined for the Minister, The Towards a Bilingual Bahamas (TABB) program which is currently in its second year of operation within government junior and senior schools throughout all of the islands of the Bahamas. The financial services sector confirmed their commitment to the program and thanked the Ministry for its continued role in the process.
Towards a Bilingual Bahamas (TABB) is a programme created by the Bahamas Financial Services Board in partnership with Rosetta Stone, co-hosted by The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, and The Ministry of Financial Services; and, co-sponsored by our private sector partners. TABB is committed to providing Bahamian high school students with the opportunity to acquire proficiency in the French or Spanish language. TABB believes that this will make our students more competitive in the international job market. For further information, visit TABB’s website at bilingualbahamas.com.