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Campion College is a Roman Catholic, Ignatian, co-educational high school located in Kingston, Jamaica. The school is known for its outstanding academic and sporting record.
On 5 January 1960, with 101 first form students and a faculty of four Jesuit Fathers, the new school opened its doors the first lessons were given that day in a pavilion and in classrooms borrowed from Campion Hall Preparatory School. The school is named after Saint Edmund Campion, a brilliant and celebrated Oxford scholar, priest, and Jesuit martyr.
Campion College has ranked as the top school in Jamaica based on the CSEC and CAPE examinations more times than any other institution. Since its inception, over 100 Campion students have been awarded Jamaican government scholarships, the highest national honour for academic achievement at the secondary level.
The Ministry of Education (MoE) is the government entity responsible for the management and administration of public education in Jamaica. The Ministry of Education was first established in 1953, as the Ministry of Education and Social Welfare. Currently, the MoE carries out the Government of Jamaica's mandate of ensuring a system which secures quality education and training of all citizens of Jamaica in order to optimise individual and national development.
The MoE provides the avenue for enrichment and upward mobility of our people though education. The organisation is one of Jamaica's largest public entities and is comprised presently of 11 agencies, six Regional Offices, and a central office with approximately 40 units which fall under 5 divisions. These unite to provide the framework for the efficient functioning of over 1,000 public educational institutions that serves over 100,000 students and over 20,000 teachers. The Ministry of Education is also responsible for two public universities and several community, multidisciplinary and teachers' colleges.
Core Roles and Functions: The Ministry's role of effectively managing the education system is accomplished through the execution of functions carried out by its divisions and agencies. Among these functions are: Planning, developing, and implementing educational policies and programmes. Monitoring and evaluating the performance of locally and internationally funded projects and programmes. Maintaining an efficient system of collecting, collating, analyzing and presenting current and accurate data on quantifiable educational indicators to meet local demand and international standards. Developing and supporting programmes, services and activities geared towards personal and national development. Providing guidance in financial management for all educational institutions and affiliated agencies.
Established in 1970, Kellits High School is a government-owned co educational school. We are located in Kellits, Clarendon.
With a team of well-trained, diligent and committed staff, we affect meaningful change in our student body.
In addition to preparing them academically, we provide our students with extracurricular activities that keep them engaged.
A great teaching /learning institutions.
The York Castle High School is one of Jamaica's premier co-educational secondary schools.
Our mission is to create a community of empowered learners in an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust, where students will be inspired and challenged holistically to learn and grow and attain intellectual, social, personal, vocational, spiritual, moral and physical goals.
Our graduates are highly regarded both locally and internationally for their distinguished qualities and attributes honed by our student centered and empowering learning environment.
e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited (e-Learning Jamaica) is a limited liability company, established in 2005, as an agency of the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology (MSET) to implement e-learning projects in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Youth (MoEY) and the Universal Service Fund (USF). The Company is governed by a Board of Directors (BoD) appointed by the portfolio Minister.
e-LJam brings a new dynamic to teaching through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Students in Jamaica benefit from a mix of traditional methodologies with new entertaining approaches to learning which will stimulate the teaching and learning process, excite, and encourage a quest for knowledge and learning of new skills. Our core competencies and services include programme management, technology integration, support services, technology consulting, and public education.
Some of the major projects completed by e-LJam to date include the: High School Project (2005 – 2013) – impacted203 educational institutions island wide. It resulted in the: