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Equity and Transparency in Funding Secondary Education

The issue of how funding secondary education and what should be the expected lines of demarcation between schools (operations) and the Ministry of Education (policy) is again being debated. In my opinion, there can be no doubt that parents should be mandated to contribute to the cost of their children’s education. And, with respect to

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Student Loan Bureau (SLB) Disburses $3.1 Billion to Students

Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) Disburses Over $3.1 Billion in Student Loan  The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) is reporting that for the 2017-2018 academic year it received 13,679 applications, for which more than $3.09 billion was disbursed in student loans, with an approval rate of 99 per cent. Addressing a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’

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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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440 Scholarships to be Awarded To Stem Student Teachers

The following 2018 teachers scholarship award ceremony was conducted in 2017 for then scholarship winners. The objective of this post is to inform potential 2018 teachers scholarship applicants of this massive scholarship opportunities that will, again, be offered by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information through the Maths, Science and Technical and Vocational Education and

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2018 MOE Teachers Scholarships

The Ministry of Education Sponsored General Teachers’ Scholarship Programme Every year the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information offers over 440 teacher’s scholarship awards to new and enrolled local student teachers in Jamaica’s leading Teacher;’s Colleges. These eligible teachers colleges are the Mico University College, Churches Teachers College, Bethlehem Moravian College, Catholic College of Mandeville,  Church Teachers’ College, Mico

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