Holness-admin To Focus On Improving Quality Education


Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government is now focused on improving the quality of education. 

He says, in the past, the challenge was ensuring universal access. 

The Prime Minister says the transition from the Grade Six Achievement Test, GSAT, to the Primary Exit Profile, PEP, was necessary. 

He says that’s because PEP will help students to develop the skills they’ll need in the future.  

The Prime Minister says over the years many careers have changed drastically due to technology, especially advancements in artificial intelligence, AI. 

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, addressing the 2019 Primary Exit Profile, PEP, Awards Function. 

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

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