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Teachers and Students Welcome CAPE Handbooks

Teachers and students of secondary schools have welcomed the publication of three handbooks on economics, geography and sociology by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), which will help in preparations for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE). Sociology teacher at … Continued

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Little Shanice Shines for Belmont Primary in Portmore

Twelve year-old Shanice Codner is among the thousands of youngsters, who made the transition from Primary to High School at the start of the 2009/10 academic year in September, having been successful in this year’s Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), … Continued

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New Home for Hibernia Basic School

Students and staff of the Hibernia Basic School in North East Manchester now have a new and improved home, which was constructed at a cost of $2.3 million, through local and overseas assistance. The new facility, which accommodates 45 students … Continued

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Manchester Basic School Gets $7 Million Facelift

The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) and the Broadleaf Benevolent Society have partnered to carry out rehabilitation work on the Broadleaf Basic School in Manchester. The facility which cost a little of over $ 7 million to renovate, now boasts … Continued

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Jamaica House Basic School Gets Support from USAID/SOUTHCOM

The Jamaica House Basic School in Kingston has been presented with furniture, valued at US$10,000 (J$890,000), by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Office in Jamaica, and the United States Southern (Military) Command (SOUTHCOM). The furniture, comprising … Continued

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Ministry of Education Reconfiguring Regional Boundaries

Minister with responsibility for Information, Telecommunications and Special Projects, Hon. Daryl Vaz, has stated that the Ministry of Education is currently reconfiguring regional education boundaries. “This reconfiguration of the regions involves an increase in the number of Regional Education Agencies … Continued

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Education Minister Condemns Fatal School Stabbing

Minister of Education, Hon. Andrew Holness, has condemned yesterday’s (Oct. 21) fatal stabbing of 17-year- old Ferncourt High School student, Garron Jones. He said he was “very disappointed and very disturbed” by the incident, which took place on the grounds … Continued

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Retired Principal Honoured at Richmond, Clarendon

Retired Principal of the Richmond Park Primary School, in Clarendon, Mrs. Zoie Cockett, has been recognised for serving the institution for 36 years, by the Parent-Teacher Association, the Past Students Association and members of staff. At a function held at … Continued

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