UK Committed to Improving Ja’s Education System – Fitton


The British Government says while its engaged in talks to build a new prison in Jamaica, it’s fully committed to help improve the island’s education system.

British High Commissioner to Jamaica, David Fitton, gave the commitment today while addressing a media briefing at his Trafalgar Road office in St. Andrew.

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The High Commissioner says as a mark of its commitment to the education enterprise in Jamaica, the UK is significantly increasing the amount of scholarships offered to Jamaican students.

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Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.