National Youth Conference To Tackle Youth Rights in Schools

This is Youth Month, and there is an important conference taking place next week. This is happening in the context of ongoing violence against children, social media “outrage” over graphic viral videos showing child abuse, and an endless debate about what is called “corporal punishment.” (Why do we always think of children in terms of … More National Youth Conference To Tackle Youth Rights in Schools

The New School Year and Educational Leadership: Column by Jaevion Nelson

I spent two fascinating days last week at the JN Foundation School Leadership Summit in Kingston, with fellow bloggers Jaevion Nelson and Wayne Campbell. Jaevion writes a column in the Gleaner newspaper. I have reproduced his column here, and you can find it at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/commentary/20160728/jaevion-nelson-new-school-year-and-education-leadership Renee Rattray, JN Foundation’s Director of Education, who heads their iLead program, has an … More The New School Year and Educational Leadership: Column by Jaevion Nelson

Corrupt Practices in Jamaica’s Education System: Guest Blog Post by Wayne Campbell

Here is a guest post by fellow blogger and educator Wayne Campbell. I touched on this issue in my last news update. It struck me then that the remarks by the English professor was almost the first time I had heard anyone speak openly on this issue – at least to my knowledge. I love … More Corrupt Practices in Jamaica’s Education System: Guest Blog Post by Wayne Campbell