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Edith Dalton James High Gets Walk-Through Metal Detector Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Edith Dalton James High Gets Walk-Through Metal Detector

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Edith Dalton James High: The Edith Dalton James High School in Kingston has been equipped with a walk-through metal detector, which will provide greater safety and security of students and staff. The device was provided under the US$4-million Improved Safety and Security in Schools Project, which involves collaboration among the Ministry of Education, Youth and... Read More
Ministry of Education Rolls out Child Abuse Prevention Campaign Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Western Jamaica News 

Ministry of Education Rolls out Child Abuse Prevention Campaign

Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, in a statement in the Senate on Friday (Nov. 24), said the entity will roll out a campaign focused on the issue of abuse, beginning with a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to be aired early next week. On December 1, the NPSC will launch its... Read More
Gov’t Committed to Ensuring Access to Tertiary Education – Senator Reid Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

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

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Gov’t Committed to Ensuring Access to Tertiary Education: Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Government is committed to ensuring that higher 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... Read More
Air Conditioning System Using Seawater Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Technology News 

Air Conditioning System Using Seawater

Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) –Air Conditioning System Using Seawater a Feasibility Study:  A feasibility study is to be done for an air-conditioning energy efficiency system using seawater for the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. This follows Cabinet’s approval for the Ministry of Transport and Mining, through the Airports Authority of Jamaica, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Deprofundis... Read More
GSAT Results Available Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

GSAT Results Available

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – GSAT Results Available: For the first time in five years, boys outperformed girls in Language Arts in this year’s sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). The boys recorded a higher mean score of 76.7 percent, compared to the girls’ mark of 68.5 per cent. This was disclosed by Minister of Education, Youth and... Read More
Autistic Children Given Special Focus by the Ministry of Education Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Autistic Children Given Special Focus by the Ministry of Education

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Autistic Children Given Special Focus: Parents with autistic children will be given special focus by the Ministry of Education as preparations are in place for entry into the school system. This is the word from Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid who further informed that there will be sensitization engagements will be... Read More
Government to Spend J$100M on Jamaican School Security Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Government to Spend J$100M on Jamaican School Security

Manchester, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Jamaican School Security: The Government plans to spend $100 million annually, beginning next year, to improve safety at schools deemed to have inadequate security arrangements.   Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid, said this will include the installation of  perimeter fencing, LED lighting and electronic surveillance equipment.    The minister made the announcement on Tuesday during a consultative... Read More
Senator Ruel Reid Makes Statement on Freedom of the Press in Jamaica Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Weekend Reads 

Senator Ruel Reid Makes Statement on Freedom of the Press in Jamaica

Freedom of the Press in Jamaica Mr President I wish to make a statement on some emerging issues relating to press freedom in light of Jamaica being ranked in 8th position by the Reporters Without Borders Organisation and amid concerns about malicious communications in cyber space. On Wednesday, May 3, World Press Freedom Day was observed internationally and Reporters without... Read More
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