In its World Literacy Day theme, 'Literacy and Sustainable Development' UNESCO has underscored the critical link between socioeconomic upliftment and education. History and current experience demonstrate that, where people are educated, they empower themselves and their communities across generations... read more »





Jamaicans aged 17 years and older, who did not complete high school or attain five passes in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) subjects, now have the opportunity to obtain a High School Diploma through the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL)... read more »





The Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning is undertaking the first phase of the $15.1M Majesty Gardens Community Development Education Programme. This community based education programme is a tripartite initiative between the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) through the Community Renewal Programme (CRP), the Citizens Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) and the Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL). ... read more »





Hundreds of persons are expected to converge at Emancipation Park on Tuesday, July 23 for the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning's (JFLL) Opportunities Fair, which signals the re-positioning of the organization. ... read more »



JFLL to Reposition: To Focus on Secondary Education


The Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) is now undertaking "repositioning exercises" that will result in greater emphasis being placed on the "raising of the standard of adult education to the secondary level." ... read more »



Chairman of JFLL to address the Press Conference for the repositioning of the office of the JFLL


This morning's press conference signals a significant turning point in the life of the JFLL. ... read more »



Workplace Literacy Seminar for June 8, 2012


Workforce Literacy up to the secondary level is critical for corporate and national development. In a May 29, 2012 TVJ interview, JFLL highlighted... read more »



Literacy facit operantur fertilis


AlfabetizaciĂłn hace a los trabajadores productivos. Can you read this? How productive are you in Latin or Spanish. We can help... read more »



Praising our Teachers


Teachers have defined the lives of each and every Jamaican. If you can read – and understand – this message, thank your teachers! ... read more »



Rotary Club of Downtown Kingston Donates books to JFLL


The Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning was the happy beneficiary of the Rotary Club's principle of community service on November 10, 2011... read more »



Inaugural JFLL Lecture


As part of its efforts to achieve Vision 2030 goals, the JFLL hosted its first public lecture to advocate strategies to enhance national... read more »



Life Changing Stories
Dillon Dawes

Back to school

The smell of sawdust and wood shavings may not be the odours you are looking for while making a living, but for Carlton Copeland, it is everyday life.

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Dillon Dawes

Dillon Dawes: Champion for a Cause

If the truth be told one never stops learning as learning is a continued process. Every day we learn something new. What do we do with this new knowledge however? Often times this knowledge has the power to change lives forever. Dillon Dawes is one such person who can give testimony to the power of knowledge to transform and change lives.

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Fabian Lawes

Fabian Lawes
Against the odds - From school dropout to budding engineer

When Fabian Lawes came to the end of primary school at age 11, his grades were so dismal no high school would take him.

For the next three years, Lawes was out of school and nobody thought he would one day become anything successful.

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Who are We?

The Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) began as JAMAL Foundation in 1973. As an agency of the Ministry of Education, the JFLL supports the UNESCO goal of basic Education for... read more »




To provide in partnership with other organisations adult education programmes which will establish a culture of lifelong learning that will empower individuals and contribute to national development.


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