Category: Press Release

2017 Top 30 High Schools

2017 Top 30 High Schools The rankings are calculated by local think tank, Educate Jamaica, based on the number of grade-eleven students who passed at least five subjects, including mathematics and/or English language in the 2016 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate exams.   Campion College (100%) 2017 ranking: 1 2016 ranking: 2 Immaculate Conception High (99.9%) 2017 ranking: 2 2016 ranking:…

MIND to host two-day regional public sector leadership conference

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Management Institute for National Development (MIND) will be hosting its Regional Public Sector Leadership Development Conference at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel from July 19 to 20. The two-day event will be held under the theme: ‘Adaptive Public Sector Leadership, Changing MINDsets, Challenging Assumptions, Creating Transformation’. “The conference will challenge the…

Police list Jamaica’s 19 most wanted

1. St Catherine North Division *Christopher Pessoa *Akeem Johnson otherwise called ‘Bubba Sparks’ *Orane Thomas otherwise called ‘Blue’ 2. Trelawny Division: *Christopher Clarke 3. Kingston East Division *Rohan Smith, otherwise called ‘Dawg’. *Errol Douglas, otherwise called ‘Stretchy’ *Wayne Dryden, otherwise called ‘Shadow Mafia’ *Marlon Perry, otherwise called ‘Duppy Film’ *Kevin Frazer, otherwise called ‘Buzzu’ 4.…

Recruitment for overseas employment programme begins June 26

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Recruitment for the Overseas Employment Programme, administered by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, will be held between June 26 and July 17. This programme provides opportunities for hundreds of Jamaicans on Canadian and American farms yearly.   Recruitment for the programme is done based on the needs of employers.…

GSAT Results 2017

GSAT results will be delivered to schools by Midnight June 9, 2017. For the first time in five years, boys outperformed girls in Language Arts in this year’s sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). The boys recorded a higher mean score of 76.7 per cent, compared to the girls’ mark of 68.5 per…