Appointment to ISELAC, 2021-2025

Jamaica has been appointed to the Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (ISELAC – UNESCO intergovernmental body) for the period 2021-2025. Dr Dameon Black will be the representative.

World Teachers’ Day 5 October 2021

“On World Teachers’ Day, we are not only celebrating every teacher. We are calling on countries to invest in them and prioritize them in global education recovery efforts so that every learner has access to a qualified and supported teacher.

International Literacy Day 2021

Join us on Youtube for International Literacy Day 2021 on the theme Literacy for a human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide ILD 2021 will explore how literacy can contribute to building a solid foundation for a human-centred recovery, with a special focus on the interplay of literacy and digital skills required […]

The Jamaica Micro Science Participation Programme Project

“Micro Science Project” is heartily endorsed by The Ministry of Education who is sold on the Idea of introducing the Micro Science Kits in our schools. The Ministry have secured funding to extend the scope of the project and have just completed a training seminar in Micro Science with Teachers […]

Mental Health – Mek Wi Talk

The JNC-UNESCO Youth Advisory Committee (JYAC) participated in World Mental Day by executing two initiatives in an effort to bring awareness to various mental health issues under the theme “Young people and mental health in a changing world.” A Twitter forum held in collaboration with Jamaica’s Talk Up Yute and […]

ACIJ/JMB Exhibition 2015

The ACIJ/JMB launched its ICH exhibition during a ceremony at its library in downtown Kingston on February 10. A division of the Institute of Jamaica, the ACIJ/JMB has developed an extensive inventory of ICH in Jamaica, and the exhibition represents its continuing work in documenting and protecting the nation’s local […]

Handing over of Edward Seaga Collection

The University of the West Indies (UWI) paid tribute to former Prime Minister and Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Edward Seaga, at a function in the Council Room at Mona, marking the handing over of his collection (9 Mar). The collection includes books, documents and artifacts saved by […]

Effective and Proper Use of Social Media Workshop

The University of the West Indies Open Campus on St. Kitts hosted a three day workshop “Training Media Workers in the Effective and Proper Use of Social Media’ 14 -16 May 2019 The purpose of the workshop was to introduce media workers in St.

Promotion of information literacy examples from Jamaica

The Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica has received Two Gold Muse awards in the International Muse Creative Awards Competition for 2018. The BCJ advertisements that received awards were the very popular “Pinchy Dead” video, and the BCJ’s most recent release – “Ordinary People“, which warns parents to be more aware of […]