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September 9, 2021

Seven-Year High-School Programme To Start This Academic Year

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is to begin the implementation of a seven-year high-school programme this academic year. “This will mean two additional years of high school for…
September 9, 2021

Character Education In Schools January 2022

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is targeting January 2022 to begin the implementation of character education in schools. Portfolio Minster, Hon. Fayval Williams, in a back-to-school broadcast recently,…
September 3, 2021

e-Learning Encouraging Students To Care For Devices

e-Learning Jamaica Limited (e-LJAM) is encouraging students who received tablets under the Government’s Tablets in School Programme and the Own Your Own Device Initiative, to care for and protect the…
September 3, 2021

Youth To Be Certified In International Food Safety

Participants in the Agro-Investment Corporation’s (Agro-Invest) Youth in Agriculture Programme are slated to benefit from local and international food-safety certification. The Programme aims to support the future of farming in…
September 3, 2021

Laundromat to Be Established at Little Bay Primary and Infant School

A laundromat is to be established at Little Bay Primary and Infant School in Westmoreland to assist students in washing their uniforms and other articles of clothing. This is being…
September 3, 2021

Children’s COVID-19 Vaccination Blitz Proceeding Smoothly

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Fayval Williams, says the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination blitz for children, 12-18 years, has been proceeding smoothly at the various designated centres. This, she…
September 2, 2021

No Face-To-Face Classes On First Teaching Day

There will be no face-to-face classes on the first teaching day of the new school year, Monday, September 6. Students will be taught remotely. This was announced by Minister of…
June 18, 2021

Government Taking Zero Tolerance Approach to Child Abuse

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Robert Morgan, says the Government is implementing a “zero tolerance” policy in treating with confirmed cases of child…
September 15, 2021

40 Tablets For Grateful Hill Primary

The Grateful Hill Primary School in St. Catherine has 40 tablet computers and $200,000 worth of bursaries for needy students, compliments of past student Unique Gray. Gray who is the…
September 15, 2021

Jamaica Customs Donates 60 Tablets To Two Primary Schools

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has donated 60 tablets valued at $1.2 million to two primary schools in St. James and St. Andrew. The institutions are Farm Primary and Infant…
September 9, 2021

Digital Divide In Education Has Been Significantly Reduced – Minister Williams

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Fayval Williams, says she is pleased that the Ministry has been able to significantly reduce the digital divide in the sector through the…
September 9, 2021

Parents Encouraged To Keep In Touch With School Administrators

Parents are being  advised to keep the channels of communication open with school administrators, to ensure their children’s educational needs are met as best as possible. This comes from Acting…