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Education Ministry Meets with Stakeholder Groups on Merger of Training Agencies

Posted on 2/17/2017
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information held a sensitisation session with critical stakeholders to discuss the upcoming merger of the National Youth Service (NYS) and Jamaican Foundation for Life Long Learning (JFLL) with the HEART Trust/NTA.
Dr. Wayne Wesley
Executive Director
HEART Trust/NTA
Jamaica College
Jamaican Foundation for Life Long Learning
JFLL
Ministry of Education
National Apprenticeship Board
National Youth Service
NYS
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
Youth and Information

Education Ministry Working to Develop First-Rate Apprenticeship System

Posted on 2/17/2017
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is working with stakeholders to ensure the delivery of a first-rate national apprenticeship system for Jamaica.
Apprenticeship
Director General
General Manager of the IDB
HEART Trust/NTA
IDB
Inter-American Development Bank
labour market
Labour Market Forum
labour market reform
Minister of Education Youth and Information
Ministry of Education
national apprenticeship system
PIOJ
Planning Institute of Jamaica
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
Therese Turner-Jones
Youth and Information

HEART Launches Three-year Absorptive Capacity Programme

Posted on 2/17/2017

Approximately 10,000 HEART Trust/NTA trainees are slated to benefit from a three-year Absorptive Capacity programme which is to commence on April 1, 2017 in select tertiary institutions across the island. Students are to undergo skills training offered in industry-driven areas targeted for economic growth including Business Process Outsourcing, Agriculture, Transportation and Logistics and Hospitality Services. The programme is being implemented through a partnership between the Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE) and the HEART Trust/NTA in light of demands for increased access to higher learning skills training opportunities.

Absorptive Capacity Programme
Agriculture
Business Process Outsourcing
Caribbean Vocational Qualification(CVQ)
Courtyard Hotel by Marriott
HEART Trust/NTA
Hospitality
Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE)
National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica (NVQ-J)
Prime Minister Andrew Holness
Transportation and Logistics

Gov’t has Honoured Financial Commitments to Secondary Schools

Posted on 2/16/2017

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Government has honoured its financial commitments to secondary schools under the non-mandatory fees policy and the institutions have complied with the measure.

econdary schools
Education
financial commitments honoured
Government of Jamaica
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
Youth and Information Minister

Education Gets $5 Billion Increase in 2017/18 Budget

Posted on 2/14/2017

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the $5 billion increase in budgetary support to the education sector is a true reflection of the Government’s unwavering commitment to improving the system.

2017/18 Budget
2017-18 Estimates of Expenditure
Early Childhood Commission’s (ECC)
ECC's Leadership Retreat
Minister of Education
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
Youth and Information

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