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Schools placing too much focus on extra-curricular activities - educational expert

Educational leadership expert, Dr Renee Rattray, says many of Jamaica’s schools are placing too much emphasis on extra-curricular activities at the expense of students’ learning.

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Robert Lightbourne High reaping success

ROBERT Lightbourne High in Trinityville, St Thomas, which previously struggled with underperformance is reaping great success under its new leadership as it now boasts a 43 per cent increase in mat

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Jamaica National closer to obtaining commercial license

Jamaica could have another commercial bank in the near future.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Henry thanks sponsor JN, plans retirement

National senior netballer Sasha Gaye-Henry says she will be hanging up her Sunshine Girls bib after she returns from representing Jamaica at the Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia in August.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Senior teachers must do more to improve schools

Senior teachers, the middle managers in the nation's schools, have been urged to increase their supervision of and assistance to their younger colleagues as one measure to improve the output of the

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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Students to get training from iLead programme

JN Foundation's successful education leadership programme is set to engage students of the targeted schools in personal development training.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Schools seek more private sector help

Local education institutions are now seeking the help of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica in improving the performance of students leaving the primary and tertiary education level.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Maths decline points to teaching challenges, says Thwaites

MINISTER of Education Ronald Thwaites says the recent decline in performance in mathematics in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) points to maths educators' continued challenge with teaching the

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Schools rescued

ADMINISTRATORS at three schools in the parishes of St Thomas, Portland, and St Mary, which were identified as being in need of immediate assistance, are crediting the iLead education leadership pro

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

5 schools to be added to iLead programme in September

KINGSTON, Jamaica – In September, another five schools will be added to the Jamaica National Building Society iLead education leadership programme.

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Monday, July 20, 2015

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