Tag Archives: Mathematics

Education Minister Praises GSAT Teachers and Administrators

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has applauded the grade-six GSAT teachers, the principals and administrators across the island, who have collectively assisted with making the 2018 sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) a success. “For day one, by all reports received, everything went very well, and, again,

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Education Ministry Looking to Offer More Science Scholarships

National Mathematics Coordinator, Dr. Tamika Benjamin, says discussions are underway towards increasing the number of science scholarships offered to student-teachers who are pursuing science majors at the tertiary level. She said the move to increase the number of teacher’s science scholarships is aimed at boosting student achievement in the science subjects, particularly chemistry and physics. She pointed

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Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship

Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship at The University of The West Indies

The Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of . Virtue by their son-in-law, S. Michael McLaughlin, FSA, MAAA, an actuary who graduated from UWI. The scholarship is intended to be an annual award to University of the West Indies (UWI) actuarial student(s) who demonstrate a strong record of accomplishment, leadership qualities and commitment to becoming

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Rameesh Ramsay Finds New Beginning in RUBiS InPulse Art Project

WHEN Rameesh Ramsay convinced his teacher to include him in the group of students who would participate in the InPulse Art Project — a visual art programme by RUBiS Energy Jamaica — he had no idea how much it would change his life. Working on the project, which is run by RUBiS Energy Jamaica and the

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Singapore Math

Jamaica Urged to Adopt Singapore Math Model

Lead PRIME Mathematics specialist from Singapore, Kelly Lim Kai Ling, says that Jamaica could become a world leader in mathematics by adopting the teaching methods of the Southeast Asian country. Singapore is regarded as the best in the world in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Ms. Lim Kai Ling was addressing hundreds of primary-school

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