THE CARIBBEAN POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CAPRI) AND PREAL LAUNCHES THE FIRST REPORT CARD ON EDUCATION IN JAMAICA.
Held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston, on January 21st., CaPRI co-executive director Damien King opened the meeting, and introduced Jeffrey Puryear, PREAL co-director, and Grace McLean, chief education officer of the ministry of education. CaPRI research associate Grace-Camille Munroe introduced guest speaker Simon Clarke, former UNESCO Caribbean director.
Dawn Sewell Lawson, CaPRI lead consultant, presented the findings of the report card. After a question-and-answer session, Senator and CaPRI co-executive director Cristopher Tufton provided closing comments. Approximately 40 educators, political leaders and media representatives attended the event.
CaPRI has scheduled similar events in various parts of Jamaica over the nextseveral weeks. Find full and summary reports HERE.