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Senate Approves Bill for CMI to Become a University

Posted on 2/28/2017

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) will now gain university status, following the passage of legislation in both Houses of Parliament to effect this. The Senate on Friday (February 24) approved the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Bill 2017, with 26 amendments.

caribbean maritime institute
Caribbean Maritime Institute Act
Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Bill 2017
CARICOM
education in Jamaica
European Union
Houses of Parliament
International Maritime Organization
Minister of Education Youth and Information
nstitute of Logistics and Transport
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
World Maritime University

Government opens $30-million Scholarship Fund

Posted on 2/28/2017

The Government on Wednesday launched a $30-million scholarship grant to be provided through the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service/PetroCaribe Development Fund (PDF).

$30-million scholarship grant
Government of Jamaica
Hon. Audley Shaw
Hon. Senator Ruel Reid
Minister of Education
Minister of Finance and the Public Service
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service
PDF
PetroCaribe Development Fund
Youth and Information

Government to Award 10 Scholarships to Chinese Students

Posted on 2/28/2017
The Government will be awarding 10 scholarships to students from the People’s Republic of China to study locally at the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI).
10 Scholarships
Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI)
Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Bill 2017
Chinese Students
Government of Jamaica
Minister of Education
People’s Republic of China
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
Youth and Information

Education Ministry Meets with Stakeholder Groups on Merger of Training Agencies

Posted on 2/17/2017
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information held a sensitisation session with critical stakeholders to discuss the upcoming merger of the National Youth Service (NYS) and Jamaican Foundation for Life Long Learning (JFLL) with the HEART Trust/NTA.
Dr. Wayne Wesley
Executive Director
HEART Trust/NTA
Jamaica College
Jamaican Foundation for Life Long Learning
JFLL
Ministry of Education
National Apprenticeship Board
National Youth Service
NYS
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
Youth and Information

Education Ministry Working to Develop First-Rate Apprenticeship System

Posted on 2/17/2017
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is working with stakeholders to ensure the delivery of a first-rate national apprenticeship system for Jamaica.
Apprenticeship
Director General
General Manager of the IDB
HEART Trust/NTA
IDB
Inter-American Development Bank
labour market
Labour Market Forum
labour market reform
Minister of Education Youth and Information
Ministry of Education
national apprenticeship system
PIOJ
Planning Institute of Jamaica
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
Therese Turner-Jones
Youth and Information

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