KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 9, 2021: At the launch of its youth month campaign today, the Peoples National Party, PNP, used the occasion to highlight the plight of tens of thousands of youth who have suffered enormous learning loss, or who have been completely lost to the system during the last two years of the pandemic.
KINGSTON, November 1, 2021 - The board of Jamaica College is awaiting a response from the Ministry of Education following its referral of the matter involving Ruel Reid's special leave to Education Minister Faval Williams at its Board meeting last Tuesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: PNP Shadow Minister of Education & Training, Dr. Angela Brown Burke is insisting that all public schools should be reopened. She suggests that this could be achieved through a variety of methods, which include dividing classes into smaller groups so that every student can attend in-person classes for at least one day per week.
KINGSTON, Jamaica October 15, 2021- Chief inspector for the National Education Inspectorate Maureen Dwyer, has been asked to Act as permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education replacing Dr Grace McLean who has been sent on leave in light of an investigation into the use of $124 million by the Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE) headed by Dr. Cecil Cornwall.
KINGSTON, October 12, 2021 - The Centre for Reparation Research at The University of the West Indies wants national governments to review the manner in which October 12 is observed, other than the more popular manner of it being celebrated as ‘Columbus Day’.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 28, 2021 - Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Planning and the Public Service Julian Robinson, has asked Minister Education, Fayval Williams to answer several questions concerning Ruel Reid's leave as principal of Jamaica College.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Sept. 6, 2021 - Demerara Waves - The latest COVID-19 measures now indicate that educators as well as well as other employees working in all government-owned and privately-owned buildings being used for public purposes must now be vaccinated or have a negative PCR test within seven days.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: Shadow Minister of Education and Training Dr. Angela Brown Burke is raising questions over a statement by the Minister of Education that schools will reopen three (3) weeks before the original start date of September 6, 2021. In particular, she is concerned that the first two (2) weeks will be exclusively virtual and therefore, the most at-risk will lose an additional two (2) weeks of critical education.
UNITED STATES | North Carolina, July 1, 2021 - University boards of trustees hold considerable power over the institutions they govern, but get attention only when they’re hiring a new president or if there is a crisis.
KINGSTON, Jamaica June 28, 2021 - The Coding in Schools programme, which is now in its pilot phase in 20 schools, is set to be rolled out in other institutions shortly.