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Six Students Win Kraft Mathematics Scholarship

Six students, who excelled in mathematics in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), have been awarded scholarships valued at $50,000 each, by Kraft Foods Jamaica Limited, to help offset the cost of their secondary school fees. The awardees, who are … Continued


Hazard Primary Wins Literacy Competition

Hazard Primary School, in Clarendon, has outperformed other special education units to place first in the Special Education Unit’s Excellence in Literacy competition. The school edged out Catherine Hall Primary School in St. James and Mico Special Education Unit, in … Continued


Ocho Rios Primary Get Play and Learn Area

Students of the Ocho Rios Primary School in St. Ann now have a play and learn park, where they can have clean and wholesome fun, while building their vocabulary. The facilities at the park, which was officially opened on Monday … Continued


250 JFLL Volunteers Sworn In

A total of 250 volunteers, who will assist the efforts of the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) in achieving a fully literate and numerate society, were sworn in today (June 23) by Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. … Continued


Students Show Interest in Compete Jamaica Project

High school students have taken a keen interest in competitiveness and its importance in creating thriving businesses in Jamaica. The effort has paid off for students of three high schools who emerged winners, from a pool of 33 entrants, in … Continued


Early Childhood Commission Discusses Corporal Punishment

The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) is moving to provide Early Childhood practitioners with the strategies to help them promote and sustain positive behaviour without resorting to corporal punishment. This will be done through the hosting of a conference under the … Continued


Education Ministry to Roll Out JSAS Software in Schools

Education Minister, Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced plans by the Ministry to roll out the Jamaica Schools Administrative System (JSAS) software in over 600 schools islandwide. This, he said, is to equip administrators with the tools to make informed decisions … Continued


400 Graduate from Literacy Programme in St. Catherine

A total of 400 persons in St. Catherine graduated from the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning’s (JFLL) foundation programme, on June 17 having completed basic literacy and numeracy courses. At the Achievers’ Function, held at the Phillippo Baptist Church, Spanish … Continued


26 Students Receive Scholarships to Study in Cuba

A total of 26 Jamaican students have been awarded scholarships to study at universities in Cuba, under the 2009/10 Cuban Scholarship Programme. The scholarship awards, which were presented by Cuba’s Ambassador to Jamaica, Gisela Garcia Rivera, at a ceremony held … Continued

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