Kingston, Jamaica – With the support of the Government of Canada, Jamaica has gained a new cohort of Polygraph Examiners. Last week, seven Polygraph Examiners successfully graduated from the MOCA Polygraph Examiners' Course, a Canada-supported advanced training course to improve the capacity of law enforcement officers to conduct screening and general vetting services. " This course has been a wonderful example of a positive and successful international training initiative between the Canadian Police College, the law enforcement agencies, and Canada and Jamaica in building the capacity of polygraph examiners in Jamaica and the Caribbean." said Michel Drayton, Inspector of Advanced and Specialized Police Training at the Canadian Police College (CPC) who delivered the keynote address at the graduation ceremony.
Kingston, Jamaica - As the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) approaches the opening of entries for its 2023 competitions, Honourable Fayval Williams, M.P., Minister of Education and Youth, is encouraging school administrators to integrate the Performing Arts as part of their teaching strategy.
Miami, FL – Retired Miami Dade College (MDC) professor and alumnus Geoffrey Philp was recently awarded a Silver Musgrave Medal in Literature by the Institute of Jamaica at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. Awarded annually in recognition of excellence in art, science and literature, the Musgrave Medal is named in memory of Sir Anthony Musgrave, the founder of the Institute and the former Governor of Jamaica.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana –The Guyana government has signed an agreement with the International Development Association (IDA) to provide financing for a project that will boost the education sector by expanding access to a quality education at the Secondary level as well as to improve technical and vocational training (TVET).
Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis – Male students from the Maude Cross Preparatory school were among several Caribbean youth who benefited from an all-male virtual empowerment session in which male Senior Executives of International Game Technology (IGT) and partners shared insights on personal and professional development.
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