Retired Permanent Secretary in the Education Ministry and Chairman of the Opposition’s Education Commission, Elaine Foster Allen is to become a member of the Primary Exit Profile, PEP Review Panel.

This following a meeting with the Education Minister and Opposition stakeholders today.

The Opposition’s Spokesman on Education is Reverend Ronald Thwaites.

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Reverend Thwaites says the invite extended to him and his team was welcomed.

He says it signals that a new day has come for Jamaica’s education sector.

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The Government had taken some flak for the lumping of the met and nearly met scores on the recent PEP mock exam.

The Opposition had strongly opposed the move after it was disclosed that the students performed poorly on the Performance Task Assessment.