Children Are to Be Protected from Abuse

January 18, 2019: The Early Childhood EC Act, 2005 states that “Corporal punishment shall not be inflicted on a child in an Early Childhood Institution” (ECI) (section 16 (1)) and “mechanical or electrical devices shall not be used to restrain a...

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Back-to-School Message

January 7, 2019: The Early Childhood Commission wishes all Early Childhood Institutions (ECIs) a safe and productive Easter term as school officially resumes. The Commission remains steadfast in its mandate to provide quality early childhood...

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Zika Virus – National Clean Up Day

The Ministry of Health has heightened its alert for the introduction of the Zika Virus to Jamaica. The Ministry of Education as a result, is scaling up its response to ensure that all educational institutions take the necessary steps to prevent...

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