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Teachers Urged to be Moral Leaders

The nation’s teachers are being called upon to be moral leaders in the classrooms and in the wider society. The call has come from head of the Ridgemount United Church in Manchester, Rev. Oliver Daley, who addressed the 2009 Valedictory … Continued


Teachers Honoured for Long Service

Four educators who have given long and distinguished service to education were honoured at a luncheon, on May 4, hosted by Kingston Bookshop Limited, as part of its annual celebration of teachers during Education Week. Accumulatively, the four teachers have … Continued


Education Minister Encourages Slow Readers

Minister of Education Hon. Andrew Holness, has encouraged students who are struggling with reading, not to become discouraged or withdrawn from their classes. He also exhorted parents and teachers to be more patient with them, instead of giving up. “Not … Continued


Schools to Benefit from Literacy Support

Some 20 schools and one library across six parishes are to benefit from literacy support as the Read Across Jamaica Foundation pays its annual visit to the island from May 1-9, under the theme: ‘Journey across Jamaica.’ Executive Director of … Continued


Sports Minister Praises Student Athletes

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, has praised the outstanding performance of Jamaica’s student athletes at the recently concluded Penn Relays in the USA, noting that the international community got another taste of ‘Brand Jamaica’. “The more … Continued

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