UNESCO.svgMinister of Education, Youth & Information Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, Caribbean Education Ministers and senior education experts gather in Montego Bay Jamaica June 30 to July 1, 2016 for the UNESCO CONFINTEA VI in the Caribbean follow-up meeting under the theme “Enhancing Lifelong Learning Opportunities for Youth and Adults”

GraduatesThe Coke Methodist Church Hall in Morant Bay was filled with joy at the graduation of the graduates under the JFLL, JSIF Bridge Jamaica programme on January 20, 2016.

Please see below the JFLL Academic Calendar for the School year 2015/2016

The public and JFLL Team members listed below are encouraged to make careful note of the dates and how they affect them and/or how they can make best use of the opportunities available on/by those dates.

Hon. Rev Ronald Thwaites, Minister of Education addresses the openingThe Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) has seen a @J$3.9M upgrade to its Savanna-la-Mar, Westmorland Adult Education Centre (AEC). Executed as part of a three parish project with its key partner, the Sugar Transformation Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and Funded by the European Union.

Worrel Hibbert 2“The future starts with the alphabet.” This quote from UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova is perhaps one of the most profound affirmations of the importance of education. We civilise ourselves with basic literacy and using that same collection of characters we civilise and build families, communities, nations and all humanity.