Welcome to the Barbados Language Centre, Barbados’ premier institution for the delivery of foreign language teaching.

Located on the campus of the Barbados Community College in a state of the art, fully accessible building, the Barbados Language Centre, in existence since 1981 is a centre of excellence for the teaching of English as a Foreign Language, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Mission Statement

  • To develop oral proficiency in foreign languages in the public sector and among the general public of Barbados.
  • To train employees in tourism and other business areas to communicate in foreign languages.
  • To upgrade the oral proficiency, teaching methodology, and cultural awareness of foreign language teachers in educational institutions


  • To act as a focal point to promote and support language-learning activities in Barbados, deliver quality foreign language services and foster an appreciation of other cultures.

Our vision and mission are in keeping with those of the Barbados Community College which seeks to be

Vision Statement: To be a world class centre of excellence in education and training.

Mission Statement: To meet the changing, developmental, educational and training needs of stakeholders, through the provision of relevant high quality programmes.