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News Jamaica Education: Reid's arrest won't affect education

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Reid's arrest won't affect education
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/reid-s-arrest-won-t-affect-education_176834?profile=1373

that we will be impacted negatively to the extent that it would compromise any aspect of the operations of the Ministry of Education,” said Samuda, the minister with portfolio responsibility since ...

News Jamaica Education: Education ministry orders schools to stop fingerprinting

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Education ministry orders schools to stop fingerprinting
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Education_ministry_orders_schools_to_stop_fingerprinting

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Administrators at public education institutions have been directed by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to discontinue the practice of scanning fingerprints to ...

News Jamaica Education: Medical Disposables and Supplies to host continuing education seminar for pharmacists

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Medical Disposables and Supplies to host continuing education seminar for pharmacists
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business-report/medical-disposables-and-supplies-to-host-continuing-education-seminar-for-pharmacists_176333?profile=1056

Islandwide distributor of health care and consumer products Medical Disposables and Supplies (MDS), will host its inaugural Continuing Education (CE ... Dahlia McDaniel Dickson told the Jamaica ...

News Jamaica Education: Athletics: Jamaica's Williams escapes doping ban

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Athletics: Jamaica's Williams escapes doping ban
News source: https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/athletics-jamaicas-williams-escapes-doping-210454735.html

Williams, 17, was provisionally named in the Jamaica team for the 100 metres and 4x100 metres relay at the World Championships in Doha which start on Friday. The IADP ruled that she will be "reprimanded with no period of ineligibility".

News Jamaica Education: Democratic socialism: The only hope for Jamaica

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Democratic socialism: The only hope for Jamaica
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/democratic-socialism-conceptual-framework-of-the-pnp-s-governance-vehicle_170520?profile=1096

The mission of the People's National Party (PNP) is to build a new Jamaica with Christ as our pioneer by building ... including providing access to 'free' education up to secondary level, tuition ...

News Jamaica Education: Tertiary students invited to apply for BGLC education grant

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Tertiary students invited to apply for BGLC education grant
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Tertiary_students_invited_to_apply_for_BGLC_education_grant?profile=0

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tertiary-level students across Jamaica are being invited to apply for the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Education Grant for the 2019-2020 academic year. The time ...

News Jamaica Education: Hundreds In, Hundreds Out: Jamaica’s Inefficient Response to Violent Crime

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Hundreds In, Hundreds Out: Jamaica’s Inefficient Response to Violent Crime
News source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/brief/jamaica-inefficient-response-violent-crime/

Jamaica’s security crackdown ... “SOEs [states of emergency] will fail if long-term plans are not implemented to improve education, employment and effective enforcement of the law supported by an ...

News Jamaica Education: Time for University of Jamaica!

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Time for University of Jamaica!
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/the-agenda-front-page/time-for-university-of-jamaica-_170437?profile=1096&bcmt=1

It is time to continue our evolution and become the University of Jamaica, where we enrich all aspects of learning and education. As I say consistently to my students, “We have the power” to create ...

News Jamaica Education: Visa waiver agreement between Jamaica and Ghana to be implemented

Published on: Sunday 16 June 2019
Visa waiver agreement between Jamaica and Ghana to be implemented
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Visa_waiver_agreement_between_Jamaica_and_Ghana_to_be_implemented?profile=0

In his remarks, President Akufo-Addo stressed that it is now time to “give teeth” to the longstanding relations between Jamaica and Ghana “by making sure that the various areas of engagement in ...

News Jamaica Education: Ghana, Jamaica waive visa requirement for citizens

Published on: Sunday 16 June 2019
Ghana, Jamaica waive visa requirement for citizens
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Ghana-Jamaica-waive-visa-requirement-for-citizens-755476

He told the Jamaica Prime Minister, Andrew Holness ... it has come to the time to give teeth to those relations by making sure the various areas of engagement in education, tourism and cultural ...

News Jamaica Education: Solid discussions, proposals at historic Higher Education Student Summit

Published on: Saturday 15 June 2019
Solid discussions, proposals at historic Higher Education Student Summit
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/solid-discussions-proposals-at-historic-higher-education-student-summit_167477?profile=1470

In addition, representatives from the banking sector and the Jamaica Credit Union League shared information on options to secure funding for tertiary education. The British High Commission's Dervin ...

News Jamaica Education: RuJohn Foundation to host its Annual Jamaica Celebrity Sports Camps in June

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1098605821/RuJohn-Foundation-to-host-its-Annual-Jamaica-Celebrity-Sports-Camps-in-June?src=Rss

The event is hosted in line with the organization's goal of providing the necessary tools for education to the rural and inner-city schools of the United States and Jamaica. The annual event ...

News Jamaica Education: Diaspora Taskforce Supporting Education in Jamaica

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: https://jis.gov.jm/features/diaspora-taskforce-supporting-education-in-jamaica/

The six-year-old Jamaica Diaspora Education Taskforce (JDETF) is providing invaluable support in advancing education in Jamaica. The entity, made up of Jamaicans living overseas, is dedicated to the ...

News Jamaica Education: I was fined for taking my child to Jamaica, but I'm one of the lucky ones

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jun/05/fined-child-disadvantaged-children-parents-school

It is deemed less valuable than sitting in his classroom, thinking about next year’s Sats. This is a reminder that we have replaced education with schooling, putting a premium on the state-mandated ...