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  She was first thrust in the national spotlight when she was named to the Senate by former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson in 2002 and made a minister of state, in the finance ministry. Since then, the trailblazing petite Deika Morrison has been carving out an identity as a formidable vo... more details

Sun, Apr 1st 2012

Gary 'Butch' Hendrickson, the chairman of Continental Bakery Company (National bakery), doesn't run his successful enterprise by perpetuating mistakes. That would be insane. By that measure, what Jamaica allows to happen in early-childhood education is, although Mr Hendrickson doesn't p... more details

Mon, Mar 26th 2012

  By Ronnie Thwaites' estimate, the Jamaican Government spends around $20 billion a year playing education catch-up - that is, teaching students what they ought to have learnt in earlier grades.   "We put too much reliance on remedial education," complained Mr Thwaites, who ... more details

Sun, Mar 25th 2012

  Alessandro Boyd, Gleaner Writer   One hundred and sixty-two thousand children from 2,700 schools across the island will benefit from learning materials provided by Crayons Count, an early-childhood development project started by Deika Morrison and her Do Good Jamaica initi... more details

Fri, Mar 23rd 2012

  "It was the newest vision of Do Good Jamaica in partnership with the Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ). However, while for Do Good Jamaica it is a good idea to get the various foundations to show their good will, for BIAJ it was also an ideal way to end their week-long Kings... more details

Mon, Mar 19th 2012

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Keystone Augusta Pledges  To Support Crayons Count in Jamaica Early childhood education project benefits from support of US-based firm   Orlando, Florida - February 29, 2012 Keystone Augusta, Florida-based holding company founded by ... more details

Thu, Mar 8th 2012

SIX ILL-EQUIPPED Alternative Secondary Education Programme (ASTEP) centres are this week set to get some 36 computers from Digicel Foundation. Fellowship Primary and Junior High School, Seaview Gardens, Rio Bueno, Darliston... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Digicel Foundation contributes to co... more details

Wed, Mar 7th 2012

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Wed, Mar 7th 2012

AN education initiative, aimed at helping to achieve 100 per cent literacy in primary schools by 2015, is reaping impressive rewards with some students improving by two grades in one year, according to Executive Director of the Digicel Foundation Samantha Chantrelle. Read More Here @ Jamaica Glea... more details

Sat, Mar 3rd 2012

An improvement in the literacy rate at the primary-school level islandwide is one of the Digicel Foundation's main objectives.This is part of its bid to help eradicate illiteracy in primary schools and meet the United Nations' (UN) development goal of... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Digicel ... more details

Fri, Mar 2nd 2012