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WSUC Gets $6 Million to Build New School

Minister of Water and Housing, Dr. Horace Chang, on Wednesday April 8, handed over a Letter of Commitment for approximately $6 million to the Western Society for the Upliftment of Children (WSUC), an organisation which seeks to educate needy and … Continued


NCU Stages 2-Day Literacy Conference

A two-day literacy conference, which is aimed at arming educators and parents with the information and skills to improve reading among children, got underway on April 7 at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Mandeville. The conference, which is being … Continued


Substantial CDF Support for Education in Northern Clarendon

Seventeen students from Northern Clarendon are the beneficiaries of scholarships, totaling $500,000, from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). The scholarships were awarded as part of an educational programme run by the constituency’s Member of Parliament, Laurence Broderick, who is also … Continued


Campion College Student Wins ATI Essay Competition

Campion College student, Sherraine Phillips, was named the winner of the Access to Information (ATI) Unit’s National Essay Competition on Thursday(April 2). She won the competition with an essay on the topic, ‘Why is the Access to Information Act 2002 … Continued


Ministry of Education to Fence 64 Schools This Year

Approximately 64 schools are to receive security fencing, as part of the safety and security initiative of the Ministry of Education (MOE), at a cost of $429.7 million, during the 2009-2010 academic year. The disclosure was made by Chief Building … Continued


Students for Transformation Launch Peace Campaign for Champs

Students For Transformation, the grouping of corporate area secondary schools, has launched a campaign aimed at promoting peace and camaraderie leading up to the staging of the Boys’ and Girls’ Athletic Championships. Members of the organisation’s executive body today (March … Continued


Everything is in Place for GSAT 2009

Everything is in place for the 2009 sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) on Thursday March 26 and Friday March 27. Forty nine thousand seven hundred students are registered for the examination. GSAT materials have been dispatched and … Continued


Ramble Primary School Gets Resource Centre

The delivery of education at the Ramble Primary School, in St. Mary, has been significantly enhanced, with the construction of a resource centre at the institution, by the Digicel Foundation. The Ramble Primary School Resource Centre, which was officially handed … Continued


Jamaican in UK Supporting Primary School He Attended

United Kingdom-based Jamaican, Verley Josephs, is working to transform the small primary school that he attended in rural St. Elizabeth, into a model institution for primary education. Through the Association of Friends of Primary Education, which he founded, Mr. Josephs … Continued


Students Get Water Conservation Tips

Students of Campbell’s Castle All-age in Manchester benefited from water conservation tips at a World Water Day event held at the school on Monday (March 23). The event, organised by alumina refinery company, Jamalco included presentations on the significance of … Continued

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