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Get Rich Quick Mentality must be Eliminated

Students of the Mandeville-based Church Teachers’ College have been urged to contribute to the country’s economic and social development, by continuing to pursue success, and maintaining civic pride. The call came from head of Capital and Credit Financial Group, Ryland … Continued


Education Ministry to Review School Feeding Programme

The Ministry of Education is reviewing the school feeding programme, to improve its effectiveness and to ensure that the neediest students are served. Minister of Education, Andrew Holness, addressing a press conference held at the Ministry yesterday (Feb. 26), said … Continued


GSAT Boosts Students’ Performance

There has been improvements in student performance since the introduction of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), according to assistant Chief Education Officer at the Student Assessment Unit in the Ministry of Education, Mrs. Sharon Neil. “I think the Ministry … Continued


GoGSAT Targets Nearly 4,000 Primary School Students

About 3,900 primary school students in a number of targeted communities islandwide, are to benefit from the expanded Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)/GoGSAT Partnership for Community Transformation Programme, scheduled to roll out shortly. An academic initiative, GoGSAT aims to enlighten targeted … Continued


Manchester Community Honours Basic School Principal

The district of Swaby’s Hope in Manchester on Sunday (Feb. 22) honoured the community’s basic school principal, Desrene Richards, for 29 years of service to the institution. At the event held at Swaby’s Hope Shiloh Apostolic Church, Mrs. Richards was … Continued


Ascot Primary Feeding Programme Receives Boost

More children at the Ascot Primary School in Portmore, St. Catherine will benefit from the institution’s feeding programme, with the donation of a new three-burner industrial open range stove, from Councillor of the Greater Portmore North Division, Michael Edwards. The … Continued


More Than 600 Students Benefit From PASS

National Co-ordinator for the Programme for Alternate Student Support (PASS), Michael Forrester, has disclosed that over 600 students from at least 60 schools islandwide, have benefitted from the programme since 2001. “We had over 200 students in 2008. Since the … Continued


UTECH and JIM launch School of Advanced Management

The University of Technology (UTECH) and the Jamaican Institute of Management (JIM) on Monday (Feb. 16) launched the UTECH/JIM School of Advanced Management at the offices of JIM in Kingston. Professor Errol Morrison, President of UTECH and Dr Alfred Sangster, … Continued

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