Minister of Education and learning Fayval Williams claims her ministry is acting on the recommendations in the Jamaica Education and learning Transformation Fee (JETC) report, which was released in January.
Mrs Williams made the disclosure on Wednesday through a media briefing held by the Education Transformation Oversight Committee (ETOC).
She mentioned aim is being put on learners who are underperforming. In addition, the ministry has revisited the school enhancement framework, revised the school supervision and monitoring checklist, revised the faculty supervisory framework and “the following phase is to just take a strategic evaluate of central ministry and regional workplaces”.
Mrs Williams was adamant that “beneath just about every thematic region, some operate has by now been performed”.
One crucial recommendation of the report becoming addressed, she reported, is the implementation of the Jamaica Teaching Council Monthly bill, which is presently under evaluate by a parliamentary committee.
The JETC report outlined 119 tips to strengthen Jamaica’s schooling sector that caved beneath the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic. It phone calls for, amid other points, an financial commitment of $2.5 billion now to stave off what could become an illiterate modern society if motion is delayed.
Strategies in the report will be executed with the support of the 17-member Training Transformation Oversight Committee, which contains of students, youth leaders, principals, church leaders, the opposition, private sector, among many others.
Fifty-four problems will be prioritised in the education sector.
Dr. Adrian Stokes, Chairman of the not too long ago formed oversight committee, mentioned though an implementation approach has not however been finalised, chief in the timeline of action objects is the work of a specialized officer.
Also superior on the list is early childhood advancement, which, according to the report, is mostly privatised and woefully underfunded.
College students sitting down exit exams will also be a important aim, and with the Principal Exit Profile (PEP) success scheduled to be produced on Friday, July 8, Mr. Stokes stated it will also assistance to finalise the committee’s priority locations.
But as shortly as the implementation prepare is made the decision, he mentioned “a in depth, multi-calendar year funds will be sent to Cupboard for acceptance [to] ensure Jamaica’s instructional transformation thrust is adequately funded”.