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News Jamaica » Education: Soft skills and education in Jamaica

News channel or source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/soft-skills-and-education-in-jamaica_125767?profile=1096
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

With the rapid increase of crime and violence in Jamaican schools there is commensurate rejection and neglect of soft skills that may be necessary to avert conflict and promote healthier interpersonal relationships. We often hear that graduates from our ...

News Jamaica » Education: Voice note threat from student 'a worrying situation', says education minister

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Voice_note_threat_from_student_;a_worrying_situation,__says_education_minister?profile=1228
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Education Minister Ruel Reid has described a voice note sent to a teacher by a 17-year-old Wolmer's Boys' School student threatening violence and murder, as a “worrying situation,” especially with the proliferation of social media ...

News Jamaica » Education: Tourism and Education Ministries to Launch Tourism Certification Programme for High School Students

News channel or source: http://go-jamaica.com/pressrelease/item.php?id=7165
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Edmund Bartlett says a tourism certification programme for secondary students will officially be launched, with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information ... Mr. Donovan White, at the Jamaica Tourist Board’s New Kingston office on February 16 ...

News Jamaica » Education: Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to meet with diaspora in New York

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/178271/jamaica-tourism-minister-bartlett-meet-diaspora-new-york
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Chamber will use proceeds from this event to fund grants to Jamaican children in the areas of Education, Healthcare and Social and ... we have to establish a Global Resilience Centre in Jamaica, which will help to prepare our vulnerable sector for ...

News Jamaica » Education: Education Transformation Programme Gets $461 Million

News channel or source: http://jis.gov.jm/education-transformation-programme-gets-461-million/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Government of Jamaica has provided $461 million for continued implementation of the education transformation programme under the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information. It will also provide for implementation of the human resource, school ...

News Jamaica » Education: JAMAICA: Colin Steer | Tertiary education: access and funding

News channel or source: http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/3911744/JAMAICA-Colin-Steer-|-Tertiary-education-access-and-funding-11022018
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Jamaica Gleaner / Debates over access to education and the dynamics, financial challenges and best policies to pursue for the sector have been matters of public discourse for decades. Some of these issues were again brought into sharp focus in the State of ...

News Jamaica » Education: Garcia flies to Jamaica to attend UWI F&GP Committee meeting

News channel or source: http://www.looptt.com/content/garcia-flies-jamaica-attend-uwi-fgp-committee-meeting
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Education Minister Anthony Garcia is currently in Jamaica attending a meeting of the Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GPC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) at its Regional Headquarters, Mona Campus. His attendance ensures that the ...

News Jamaica » Education: In Jamaica, Tufts dentists provide care for rural communities

News channel or source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/02/06/jamaica-tufts-dentists-provide-care-for-rural-communities/vbWDFGnODY0UBI9glyZ5wO/story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

MOUNT MORIAH, Jamaica — A screaming 4-year-old boy ... Tufts volunteers set up shop in crossroads towns and rain-forest villages, bringing relief and education to thousands of Jamaicans who otherwise would suffer unattended. Along the way, the students ...

News Jamaica » Education: Peggy Cooper Cafritz, grande dame of the Washington arts and education scene, dies at 70

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/peggy-coopercafritz-grande-dame-of-the-washington-arts-and-education-scene-dies-at-70/2018/02/18/0f6bb948-14c1-11e8-92c9-376b4fe57ff7_story.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

“The reason we have so many special education students,” she once said ... Cooper, a former assistant secretary of the Air Force and ambassador to Jamaica, of Mobile, Ala.; a sister, Dominique Cooper of Silver Spring, Md.; and three grandchildren.