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  Institutions providing quality holistic education for Special Needs children are woefully lacking in Jamaica, particularly outside of Kingston. The NAZ Children’s Centre in Montego Bay is one school that has remained committed to bridging this gap. To that end, they have reached out t... more details

Thu, May 24th 2012

  Institutions providing quality holistic education for Special Needs children are woefully lacking in Jamaica, particularly outside of Kingston. The NAZ Children’s Centre in Montego Bay is one school that has remained committed to bridging this gap. To that end, they have reached out t... more details

Thu, May 24th 2012

  THE Digicel Foundation has joined local children's book authors Jana Bent and Kellie Magnus to bring greater focus to cultural books in schools as part of the Digicel Foundation's Read Across Jamaica initiative on May 8. The activity, which is part of the foundation's plans to o... more details

Wed, May 2nd 2012

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Crayons Count Sets May Target For Raising Funds From Jamaican Diaspora Early childhood education project plans to tap Overseas Jamaicans   Kingston, Jamaica - April 29, 2012 Do Good Jamaica’s latest project, Crayons Count, the brainc... more details

Tue, May 1st 2012

  Local children's book authors Jana Bent and Kelly Magnus have joined up with the Digicel Foundation to bring greater focus to cultural books in schools as part of the foundation's May 8 Read Across Jamaica initiative. The move, in recognition of the island's 50th anniversary as ... more details

Tue, May 1st 2012

  Deika Morrison, Contributor The Early Childhood Act (2005) defines an early childhood institution (ECI) as 'a setting that provides developmentally appropriate care, stimulation, education and socialisation, for children under the age of six years, including day-care centres and... more details

Wed, Apr 11th 2012

  Deika Morrison, Contributor The Early Childhood Act (2005) defines an early childhood institution (ECI) as 'a setting that provides developmentally appropriate care, stimulation, education and socialisation, for children under the age of six years, including day-care centres and... more details

Wed, Apr 11th 2012

  Deika Morrison, Contributor The Early Childhood Act (2005) defines an early childhood institution (ECI) as 'a setting that provides developmentally appropriate care, stimulation, education and socialisation, for children under the age of six years, including day-care centres and... more details

Wed, Apr 11th 2012

Deika Morrison's Crayons Count initiative is proving a good prism through which to view the dysfunction in Jamaica's early-childhood education system and why it makes sense that it is fixed. Ms Morrison has now done another good turn by reminding the Jamaican authorities that this is no... more details

Thu, Apr 5th 2012

Deika Morrison, Contributor IN MAY 2002, world leaders, including then Prime Minister P.J. Patterson, attended the historic United Nations General Assembly's Special Session on Children and passed a resolution titled 'A World Fit For Children'.   The resolution states: "A wo... more details

Wed, Apr 4th 2012