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JAMVAT

Education Minister Calls on Students to Plan for Tuition Fees and to Join JAMVAT

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has called on students who intend to pursue tertiary-level education at universities in Jamaica to plan for their tuition fees and to enroll in the Jamaica Values and Attitudes (JAMVAT) programme for tertiary students. Responding to a recent press release from the Guild of

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early college

Education Ministry and UCC Partner on Early College Programme

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information and University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) have partnered to roll out the Early College and Advanced Placement High School Programme. This will enable secondary students with the requisite qualifications, who graduate at Grade 11, to pursue accredited Associate Degrees at the university. It will also allow students entering

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Tertiary Education

Gov’t Committed to Ensuring Access to Tertiary Education – Senator Reid

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Government is committed to ensuring that tertiary education is attainable for every Jamaican regardless of their socio-economic background. He noted that through the Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) and other bursaries and programmes, students can access financial assistance to get into university. “Our

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tertiary education

Parents Urged to Save for Child’s Tertiary Education

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid,is encouraging parents to begin saving for their child’s tertiary education from early. Speaking at the Malta Back to School Scratch and Win grand prize handover ceremony on October 31 at the St. Jude’s Primary School in Kingston, the Minister said this is important for the child

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tertiary education

More Employees in Jamaica Pursuing Tertiary Education

  Why More Employees in Western Jamaica Pursuing Tertiary Education Demand for tertiary education by employees in Western Jamaica according to the JIS is on the increase. Dean of the faculty of Workforce Development and Continuing Education at the Montego Bay Community College, Mrs. Karen Gayle, says there has been a rapid growth in the

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