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Education Ministry, UWI Partnering to Provide Teacher-Training Scholarships

Posted on 6/8/2018
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is partnering with the School of Education at the University at the West Indies (UWI), Mona, St. Andrew, to award 200 scholarships to educators, and individuals desirous of pursuing training in teacher education.
200 scholarships
Dr. Aisha Spencer
Jamaica Information Service
JIS ‘Think Tank’
Ministry of Education
School of Education
Undergraduate Coordinator and Deputy Dean
University at the West Indies
Youth and Information

No Fallout in GSAT Results from ZOSOS, SOE

Posted on 6/8/2018
Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says there was no fallout in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) results from the state of emergency (SOE) and zones of special operations (ZOSOs).
education in Jamaica
Grade Six Achievement Test
Minister of Education
Ministry of Education Youth and Information
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
State of Emergency
Zones of Special Operation

Ministry Places Full GSAT Cohort In High Schools - Says Zoning Inevitable

Posted on 6/6/2018
Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid has said that, from a policy standpoint, zoning of secondary schools was inevitable and should begin to take shape within another 10 years.
education in Jamaica
Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid
Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT)
GSAT Results
zoning system

Education Ministry Reports Overall Improvements In GSAT Results

Posted on 6/6/2018

The Education Ministry is reporting that there were improvements in the scores in four of the five areas that were tested in the March 2018 sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) compared with last year. It was the final sitting of the 19-year-old test, which will be replaced by the Primary Exit Profile next year.

education in Jamaica
GSAT Results 2018
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Education Youth and Information

Sugary Drink Ban - New Policy To Be Implemented In Schools January 2019

Posted on 6/6/2018
Students across Jamaica will be forced to drink healthier beverages at school starting January 2019 as a result of a ban announced by Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton during his Sectoral Debate presentation in Parliament yesterday.
2018 sectoral debate
Jamaica Moves
Minister of Health
Ministry of Health
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