HONOUR AWARDS: JFLL EMPOWERING THROUGH EDUCATION
Traditionally, JFLL programmes of study cover basic literacy and numeracy. On July 24, 2014, however, a new national curriculum was launched in the form of a High School Diploma Equivalency programme... read more »
PM: NO POLITICS IN EDUCATION
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has urged stakeholders in the education sector to ensure that politics is kept out of the educational system... read more »
PM REITERATES COMMITMENT TO LITERACY
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, has reiterated the Government’s commitment to enabling all Jamaicans, regardless of their social backgrounds, with the necessary education to become literate... read more »
PERSONS GET SECOND CHANCE WITH HSDE PROGRAMME
Persons 17 years and older who, for different reasons, missed out on the opportunity to attain or complete their secondary education, will get the chance to achieve this goal under a new Ministry of Education initiative, the High School Diploma Equivalency (HSDE) programme, to be implemented in September... read more »
THWAITES EMPHASISES IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION
Education Minister Ronald Thwaites has emphasised that education is the "only legitimate means" to upward mobility in the society.Speaking at the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning's (JFLL) launch of the High School Diploma Equivalency (HSDE), at its head office in Kingston, on Thursday, Thwaites said ... read more »
JFLL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY MESSAGE
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 »
JAMAICAN FOUNDATION FOR LIFELONG LEARNING LAUNCHES HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA EQUIVALENCY PROGRAMME
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 »
JFLL LAUNCHES $15M MAJESTY GARDENS EDUCATION PROGRAMME
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 EXPECTED TO ATTEND JFLL'S 'OPPORTUNITIES' FAIR
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
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.
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 »