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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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More Computers For Jamal Programme In St. Ann

The Jamaica Movement for Adult Literacy (JAMAL) programme in St. Ann has received a boost with the donation of three computers by the National Commercial Bank (NCB), increasing the total number of computers to six. The National Housing Trust contributed … Continued

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Education Ministry Intensifies Literacy Campaign

Minister of Education, Youth and Culture, Maxine Henry Wilson has said that yesterday’s launch of the ‘Litkids Literary Competition 2003’, another aspect of the Primary Education Support Project (PESP), was a part of the Ministry’s attempt to “institutionalize the yearning … Continued

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