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USAID Provides US$3 Million for Safety and Security In Schools Project

USAID Provides US$3 Million for Safety and Security In Schools Project JIS: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with the Education, Youth and Information Ministry to provide grant funding in the sum of US$3 million for a Safety and Security in Schools Project.   Under the partnership, the USAID will provide the… Read More »

Schools Urged to Participate in Youth Environment Advocacy Programme

Schools Urged to Participate in Youth Environment Advocacy Programme JIS: The Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation is calling for schools to participate in its Youth Environment Advocacy Programme (YEAP), which seeks to empower students to respond to environmental concerns.   Senior Director in the Environment and Risk Management Division of the Ministry, Gillian Guthrie,… Read More »

Parents Urged to Support PTAs

Parents Urged to Support PTAs JIS: State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, is urging parents to support schools by becoming actively involved in Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs).   Mr. Green, who was speaking at the Pembroke Hall Primary School Excellence Awards ceremony on June 29 at the school, in Kingston,… Read More »

Education Ministry Disburses $1.4 Billion in Subventions to Schools

Education Ministry Disburses $1.4 Billion in Subventions to Schools JIS: The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has disbursed subventions totalling over $1.4 billion to secondary schools for the 2017/ 2018 academic year. This was announced by Portfolio Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, at a post- Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House on June 28.… Read More »