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Family of Odane Martin, Student Who Lost One Eye at School Demands JusticeExclusive News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Western Jamaica News 

Family of Odane Martin, Student Who Lost One Eye at School Demands Justice

December 22, 2017 – Mckoy’s News (Jamaican News)  Westmoreland, Jamaica –The family of Odane Martin the 7-year-old student of Stratbogie district in Westmoreland who lost his sight in his right eye at the school where he attends in Stratbogie Westmoreland is now demanding justice. The mother of the child broke down and was too emotional to speak with reporters but...Read More
Ministry of Education Rolls out Child Abuse Prevention CampaignEducation 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
Ministry of Education to Get Metal Detectors and Scanners for Violence-Prone SchoolsEducation News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Ministry of Education to Get Metal Detectors and Scanners for Violence-Prone Schools

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Violence-Prone Schools: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Jamaican government has come together in an agreement to assist in diffusing outbreaks of violence in some high schools in Jamaica. One such way is the USAID funding majority of a US$4M programme which will see the Ministry of Education getting 130 hand-held...Read More
Grange Announces Expanded Culture Passport ProgrammeFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Grange Announces Expanded Culture Passport Programme

 Kingston, Jamaica – Passport Programme: The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport today announced an expanded Culture Passport programme. The programme will now include community-based organisations, churches, senior citizens, Associations, people with disabilities and other special interests groups. Speaking at the signing of an agreement between the Ministry and the CHASE Fund for the production of 50,000...Read More
Jamaica Getting More SchoolsCaribbean News Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News People Politics 

Jamaica Getting More Schools

Jamaica (McKoy’s News)- Jamaica Getting More Schools: Recent revisions have pointed out that Jamaica is in need of additional schools. The Ministry of Education has begun making plans to have five schools built throughout the island over a period of three years. Of all the parishes identified as needing additional educational facilities St. Ann was seen as being most in need....Read More
Rural Educators Ready for New School YearEducation News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Rural Educators Ready for New School Year

(JIS) – Rural Educators Ready for New School Year: With less than a week before the start of the 2017-2018 school year, Educators in several institutions in rural Jamaica say they are more than ready for the tasks ahead. However, they say that while they will be doing their best to facilitate the needs of thousands of students in the...Read More
$1.4B Disbursed to Secondary SchoolsEducation News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Teen News 

$1.4B Disbursed to Secondary Schools

Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – $1.4B Disbursed to Secondary Schools:  Secondary School Principals are in receipt of disbursements from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information. The disbursement; which totaled 1.4 billion dollars, are for the academic year 2017/2018, is the first for four tranches to be paid for the period. Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid...Read More
GSAT Results Available June 15Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

GSAT Results Available June 15

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – GSAT Results Available June 15: Results of the Grade Six Achievement Test, GSAT will be available next week. This is the word from State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green. He informed that the Ministry is finished collating and putting together the GSAT results and come Thursday, a press conference...Read More
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