MONTEGO BAY – Bellevue Primary and Junior High School, and Muschett High School in Trelawny are set to benefit from upgrading and expansion by the Ministry of Education.
Speaking with JIS News following a recent tour of the institutions, Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, said Bellevue has potential that must be built on and will receive attention during the next academic year.
Meanwhile, he commended the leadership at Muschett, noting that efforts are underway to eliminate the shift system there.
Describing his dialogue earlier in the day with student leaders from over 50 schools across the island, at a function held at Moneague College, and organised by the Association of Principals and Vice Principals, as “very good”, the Minister said he hoped this type of forum would become an annual feature.
“They asked very high calibre of questions, they are concerned about their education, they are concerned about their future, issues like violence, issues like sexual conduct, and appropriate behavior of all types. These were their issues, and we have a good future in the making among that group,” he said.
Minister Thwaites was accompanied by Attorney General, and Member of Parliament for North Trelawny, Hon. Patrick Atkinson.
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