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Tertiary Level Credits Can Now Be Transferred

Students pursuing higher education at the tertiary level, are now able to transfer credits from one tertiary institution to another, with the launching of the Tertiary Qualifications Framework by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ). Minister of Education, Youth and … Continued


Islington Basic School National Labour Day Project

The Government has selected the Islington Basic School in St. Mary as the National Project for Labor Day 2003 and has allocated $2 million for the renovation of the early childhood facility. The upgrading of the institution, which was founded … Continued


New Facilities Opened At Ebony Park Heart Academy

Two new facilities designed to improve agricultural production and training have been opened at the Ebony Park HEART Academy at Tollgate in Clarendon. The facilities are a state-of-the-art poultry house, which has established in conjunction with the Jamaica Broilers Group … Continued


UTECH Preparing Students for New Trade Arrangements

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Computing at the University of Technology (UTech), Gossett Oliver, has said that the institution was positioning graduates to take advantage of trading arrangements such as the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). … Continued


Rural Schools Get Laptops

Little World Schoolhouse, a nonprofit educational organisation in Minnesota, United States (US), recently donated six laptop computers valued at $700,000, to six schools in St. Ann and Clarendon, that are a part of the River of Life Programme. The presentation … Continued


New Basic School Opens In St.Ann

A new basic school constructed at a cost of some $4 million, has opened in the community of Higgins Land, St. Ann to accommodate over 100 students. The school was constructed through funding from the Social Economic and Support Programme … Continued


Christiana High To Host Book Fair

Persons living in North East Manchester are being invited to a Book Fair which will be held at the Christiana High School on May 7, beginning at 10 a.m. The event is being organised by the School’s Reading Department and … Continued


Education Minister Speaks Today At Lecture Series In Suriname

Minister of Education, Youth and Culture, Maxine Henry-Wilson, left the island yesterday (April 23) for Paramaribo, Suriname, where she will participate in the Distinguished Lecture Series to commemorate the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) 30th anniversary. The Minister will make her presentation … Continued


Students Urged To Select Nominees For NSSC

Students from the over 200 high schools across the country are being encouraged to submit applications for nominees to run in the upcoming National Executive elections, for the National Secondary Student’s Council (NSSC). Jody Grizzle, Programme Development Specialist at the … Continued


Retired Basic School Principal Honoured

Retired Principal of the Spring Village Basic School in St. Catherine, Mavis Walters, has been honored by the community for 44 years of dedicated service to Education, and for establishing the basic school. At a special ceremony held at the … Continued


JACAE Bats For Quality Education

President of the Jamaican Council for Adult Education (JACAE), Dr. Adolph Cameron, has said that there needed to be consensus among educators and parents, on what is required to provide quality education for children. Speaking with JIS News at the … Continued

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