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.