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11 04, 2017

Operational Standards Set for ECIs

By |2021-03-05T14:18:10-05:00April 11th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

The Early Childhood Commission’s (ECC) basic-school certification programme, now under way islandwide, is ensuring that all early-childhood institutions (ECIs) meet the 12 Operational Standards set by that body. The three-year engagement of the new Board of [...]

11 04, 2017

Infant Department Opens at Allman Hill Primary and Junior High

By |2021-03-05T14:18:10-05:00April 11th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

The Allman Hill Primary and Junior High School in Above Rocks, St. Andrew, now has an Infant Department complete with amenities for early-childhood growth and development. The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information provided more than [...]

11 04, 2017

St. Joseph’s Infant Seeks Support to Meet ECC’s Operating Standards

By |2021-03-05T14:18:10-05:00April 11th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

Principal of the 123-year-old St. Joseph’s Infant School, located in downtown Kingston, Rosemarie Clarke, is seeking support to enable the institution to attain the Early Childhood Commission’s (ECC) 12 operating standards. It has, so far, attained [...]

11 04, 2017

ECC Forms Partnership to Help Early-Childhood Schools

By |2021-03-05T14:18:10-05:00April 11th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) recently formalised a partnership with Digicel Foundation to provide assistance to five early-childhood schools to become certified under the ECC’s 12 Operating Standards. The schools are New Works Primary and Infant, [...]

28 03, 2017

Retired educator calls for more partnerships to achieve early childhood certification

By |2021-03-05T14:18:10-05:00March 28th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

Retired Assistant Chief Education Officer, Janice Latty-Morrison has joined the call for more partnerships to assist Early Childhood Institutions (ECIs) to meet certification. “We have to create an environment where our children are properly socialised,” Latty-Morrison [...]

16 03, 2017

Portmore-Based Genesis Daycare and Learning Centre Certified By ECC

By |2021-03-05T14:18:10-05:00March 16th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

The Portmore-based Genesis Daycare and Learning Centre is the first early-childhood institution in St. Catherine to be certified by the Early Childhood Commission (ECC). Senior ECC Inspector for the parish, Yvette Edwards-Wilson, said she is pleased [...]

8 02, 2017

ECC Receives $20 Million to Assist with Development Of ECIs

By |2021-03-05T14:18:10-05:00February 8th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) is reporting that it received $20 million in 2016 to help with efforts to develop early-childhood institutions (ECIs) that are in need. This amount was donated by stakeholders and partners, such [...]

8 02, 2017

Early Childhood Commission To Heighten Rationalisation Of Basic Schools

By |2021-03-05T14:18:10-05:00February 8th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) says it will be heightening efforts to rationalise basic schools this year, even as it seeks to certify more institutions. The rationalisation process involves merging clusters of basic schools as well as [...]

8 02, 2017

300 Additional Basic Schools to be Certified by 2019

By |2021-03-05T14:18:11-05:00February 8th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) is well underway with work to certify 300 additional basic schools meeting its 12 qualifying Standards, over the Board’s three-year tenure. This exercise, when completed in 2019, will bring the number [...]

28 01, 2017

Early Childhood Commission Standards Set Very High – Green

By |2021-03-05T14:18:11-05:00January 28th, 2017|Latest News, News Article|

State Minister in the Education, Youth and Information Ministry, Floyd Green, says the standards set by the Early Childhood Commission (ECC) for the sector have to be very high. “We are dealing with the most vulnerable [...]

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