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University Establishes Scholarship in Honour of Education Minister

Posted on 12/11/2017

The BAU International University in Washington DC has established a scholarship in honour of Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid. The decision to set up the ‘Ruel Reid Transformational Leadership Scholarship’ was taken by the University to recognise Senator Reid’s lead role in arriving at a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministry and the University for the provision of 107 scholarships, over three years, worth $378.2 million (US$3 million).

107 scholarships
BAU Global Network
BAU International University
BAU University Board member
Gail Dunwell
Her Excellency Audrey Marks
International Donor Consultant for the Jamaican Diaspora in the US
Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States
Mico University College
Paul Brunson
Ruel Reid Transformational Leadership Scholarship

79 Receive PM Youth Awards for Excellence

Posted on 12/11/2017

Seventy-nine young people who have made outstanding contribution in various areas were presented with the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence, during a ceremony held last evening (December 6) on the lawns of the Office of the Prime Minister. Awards were presented in the categories of Academics, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Protection, Innovation in Science and Technology, International Achievement, Journalism, Leadership, Sports, and Youth Development, and there was a special Jamaica 55 award.

Hon. Floyd Green
Office of the Prime Minister
PM Youth Award
Prime Minister of Jamaica
Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence
State Minister for Education
the Most Hon. Andrew Holness
Youth and Information

Education Ministry Introduces Associate Degree in Occupational Studies

Posted on 12/11/2017

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI), in an effort to boost Jamaica’s skilled workforce, has introduced a new Associate Degree in Occupational Studies to enhance its Upskilling and Retooling programme. Launched in December 2016, by the Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, the Associate Degree aims to create higher-learning opportunities for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) students.

agriculture
Associate Degree in Occupational Studies
Business Process Outsourcing
Centre of Occupational Studies
Committee for Tertiary Education
Competency Based Education and Training
Dr. Cecil Cornwall
hospitality and renewable energy technology
knowledge process outsourcing
manufacturing
Ministry of Education
Prime Minister of Jamaica
the Most Hon. Andrew Holness
Youth and Information

Teach Children to become Environmental Ambassadors

Posted on 12/11/2017

A call has been made for children to be cultured into becoming environmental ambassadors as one means of addressing climate change. Principal Director for Field Services at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Winston Simpson, said students can play a key role as stewards of the environment by keeping their space clean, recycling plastics and planting trees.

environmental ambassadors
Kelia-Gaye Dunbar
LASCO Brand Manager
Principal Director for Field Services
Releaf Environmental Awareness Programme
Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA)
Winston Simpson

Education Ministry Committed to Transformation – Green

Posted on 12/6/2017

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Ministry is committed to the process of transformation through education.

Hon. Floyd Green
International Education/TVET Conference
Joint Committee on Tertiary Education (JCTE)
State Minister in the Ministry of Education
Technical
transformation through education
Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme
Youth and Information

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