Education

Education is one of UNESCO’s principal fields of activities. Since its creation in 1945, the Organization has worked to improve education worldwide believing it to be key to social and economic development.

The Organization aims to help build a sustainable world with just societies that value knowledge, promote peace, celebrate diversity and defend human rights, achieved by providing Education for All (EFA).

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JAMAICANS ON UNESCO BODIES

International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC) 2015-2017:
Dr. Donald Rhodd
International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC) 2013-2015:
Mrs. Maxine Henry Wilson
International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC) 2005-2009:
Mrs. Elaine Foster Allen, Principal, Shortwood Teachers’ College

EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Dr.  Donald Rhodd

Chair
Educator
Jamaica Teachers’ Association
Dr. Lorna Down Senior Lecturer/Associate Dean, University of the West Indies
Mrs. Maxine Henry-Wilson Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission
Dr. Maureen Campbell Principal, Manchioneal  All-Age
Executive Director, Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning
Maurice Smith/Sujae Boswell National Centre for Youth Development (NCYD)
Shamair Henry Director, Cross Sectoral Coordination, Early Childhood Commission
Dr. Maurice D. Smith Principal Director, National College for Educational Leadership
Rose Davis UWI
Jermaine Lambert Teacher
Mr. Robert Parua Programme Specialist, Education, UNESCO Office of the Caribbean
Mr. Everton Hannam Secretary-General, JNC-UNESCO
Programme Manager, JNC-UNESCO