Jamaica formulating policy to deal with street children
The Government of Jamaica is looking to address the problem of street children through the establishment of a multisectoral body n...
Jun 25, 2021
Local professionals to be given priority as Jamaica moves to recruit more Cuban teachers
Jamaica is to recruit more teachers from neighbouring island, Cuba, to assist with the shortage of local teaching staff. Educatio...
May 06, 2021
Almost 4,000 sickle cell patients to receive free medication in Jamaica
Thousands of Jamaicans living with the sickle cell disease will be exempt from paying fees at public pharmacies. Minister of ...
Feb 24, 2021
Jamaican teachers now prioritised for COVID-19 vaccines
When Jamaica gets its hands on a COVID-19 vaccine, teachers will be among the first to receive it. Minister of Education Fayval Wi...
Feb 23, 2021
Wait and see: No word yet on reopening of schools in Jamaica
Jamaica’s Minister of Education Fayval Williams said it remains unclear whether schools in Jamaica will reopen come Monday (...
Dec 31, 2020
125 more schools to start face-to-face classes in Jamaica
An additional 125 schools will resume face-to-face classes in Jamaica, Education Minister Fayval Williams said yesterday, December...
Dec 09, 2020
Education Minister lauds D&G Foundation’s digital initiative aimed at improving schools
The Desnoes & Geddes (D&G) Foundation latest initiative aimed at injecting $2.5 million into the development of infrastruc...
Nov 19, 2020
Rain delays face-to-face school pilot opening in Jamaica
Today’s start of face-to-face classes in 17 schools across Jamaica was delayed due to heavy rainfall which has affected the isla...
Nov 09, 2020
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