Pia Bramwell

Rush on for free school management software

Since the December 2019-announced partnership agreement between the Ministry of Education and MySchool Jamaica , which allows for all Government-run high and primary schools to receive a free licence for the MySchool Jamaica School Management Software (SMS) , there has been a rush of schools registering. With March 31 being the deadline set for schools […]

Education Ministry partners to roll out island-wide school management software

The Ministry of Education Youth and Information (MOEYI) has announced today that it has forged a partnership with MySchool Jamaica Solutions Ltd., one of the leading School Management Software (SMS) companies in Jamaica. Under the agreement, schools island-wide will be facilitated with free access and full use of the MySchool Jamaica SMS beginning January 2020. […]

Changes coming to funding formula For Public Schools – Terrelonge

Changes coming to funding Formula For Public Schools – TerrlongeFrom The Gleaner, Aug. 18th, 2019 – http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20190818/changes-coming-funding-formula-public-schools-terrelongeState minister in the Ministry of Education, Alando Terrelonge, says changes to the funding formula for public high schools are coming as a discord over the amount schools charge parents as contribution emerges with the approach of the new […]

Discipline with love

Discipline with love Article from The Gleaner – http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20190817/discipline-love-terrelonge Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Alando Terrelonge, is imploring adults to desist from using ­corporal ­punishment as a means of discipline. “Some adults believe that ­children cannot learn unless you beat them. I want to say to all adults that […]

New JTA President

MySchool Jamaica congratules Jasford Gabriel with his new title: President Elect DesignateOn June 25th the Jamaica Teachers Association sent out a media release announcing a change in leadership. Three candidates contested the 2019 JTA President Elect Elections held on June 17-21, 2019. They were:Jasford Gabriel, Principal, Manchester High, Mandeville, Manchester.Lasonja Harrison, Interim Principal, St Faiths’ Primary, St. […]

Holness Reassures Education Ministry Leadership

Prime Minister Andrew Holness met with leaders in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information and its agencies on Wednesday and reassured them of his commitment to support them with their various mandates. At the meeting, which was held at the Heroes Circle offices of the Ministry,Holness reiterated that Karl Samuda would provide oversight of […]

PEP website fully functional

In the words of the The Honourable Alando Terrelonge, Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, the new website dedicated to PEP:  “…contains practice questions, videos, audio and written content for students and teachers, and a forum for discussion for parents and teachers. There is also a section specifically for Frequently […]