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GSAT 2013 Update
On March 21 and 22, 43,384 students will sit the Grade Six Achievement Test in 1184 centres across the island......
Ministry of Education | 2013-03-20 19:24:30 # Views :11816

Grade Four Literacy and Numeracy tests on June 6 & 7 update
The Ministry of Education is prepared for the Grade Four Literacy and Numeracy Tests scheduled for June 6 and 7, 2013. Fifty-four thousand one hundred and eighty-seven (54, 187) students will sit the .....
Ministry of Education | 2013-06-05 19:08:54 # Views :11613

Health and Family Life Education Curriculum amendments
The Ministry of Education has noted with concern, the recent controversy over the Health and Family Life (HFLE) curriculum for schools. The Education Ministry wishes to affirm the importance of HFLE.....
Ministry of Education | 2012-09-20 23:29:02 # Views :4579

Education Ministry Responds to Schools Struggling NEI Report
The Ministry of Education has taken note of the recent report in a Daily Newspaper, that the National Education Inspectorate (NEI), in its latest assessment of the performance standards of the country.....
Ministry of Education | 2012-04-17 09:59:59 # Views :4099

Education Ministry update on teachers’ salaries payment for April 2013
The Ministry of Education would like to apologise, for the late crediting of funds to teachers accounts, the salary payments for April 2013......
Ministry of Education | 2013-04-27 00:43:34 # Views :3721

Education Minister condemns continued employment of sex offender teacher
The Minister of Education, Rev. Ronald G. Thwaites has noted with alarm a recent report in a Sunday Newspaper, of the continued employment of a teacher convicted of sexual offences. Minister Thwaites .....
Ministry of Education | 2012-05-01 16:52:03 # Views :3182

Jamaica’s Education Ministry condemns fatal stabbing of student
The Ministry of Education has strongly condemned the fatal stabbing of a male student, which took place yesterday at the Institute of Academic Excellence......
Ministry of Education | 2013-01-16 20:39:29 # Views :3029

Education Ministry condemns fatal attack on female student
The Ministry of Education has strongly condemned the senseless slaying of a female student that took place during her early morning commute to school......
Ministry of Education | 2013-01-31 17:38:06 # Views :2805

Post GSAT 2013
The Ministry of Education would like to express sincere thanks and appreciation to all who assisted in making the administration of GSAT 2013 a success......
Ministry of Education | 2013-03-25 20:23:52 # Views :2746

Jamaica's Education Minister responds to concerns raised about aspects of Health and Family Life education
I HAVE BEEN MADE AWARE OF WIDESPREAD PUBLIC CONCERN ABOUT CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE HEALTH AND FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION PROGRAMME (HFLE), CURRICULUM USED IN JAMAICAN SCHOOLS. THERE IS STRONG OBJECTION TO S.....
Ministry of Education | 2012-09-14 23:26:36 # Views :2194

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