July 6, 2018: The Early Childhood Commission this morning launched Jamaica’s First Strategy for the 0-3 age cohort at the Cynthia Shako Early Childhood Education and Day Care Centre at the University of Technology. Minister of [...]
June 28, 2018: The Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund is contributing JMD 50 million through the Early Childhood Commission to assist Infant Schools and Infant Departments to become compliant. The money will enable [...]
August 3, 2018: The Early Childhood Commission is the recipient of a US $83,000 grant from the Organization of American States (OAS) to create a Child Care Education and Health Development Integration System (CCEHDIS) which facilitates [...]
December 13, 2017: Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid has welcomed news that the Early Childhood Commission has now certified 100 Early Childhood Institutions (ECIs). These ECIs have attained 100% of the legal [...]
The Early Childhood Commission is now accepting Salary Subsidy applications for New, Replacement and Upgrade applicants. Salary Subsidy applications can be found here on the website. Applications for New and Replacement Early Childhood Practitioners must include [...]
INFOGRAPHIC: Impact of Interventions on Early Childhood Development Outcomes
A large crowd turned out in response to the Early Childhood Commission’s (ECC) first certification fair at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium, Jamaica College on Friday, August 26.
More than 150 million children under the age of five in developing countries do not have access to early childhood education. Investing in early childhood development is one of the smartest investments a country can make.