So I made it to Mobay early this morning on good old Knutsford Express. Travelled leisurely down and back..
The staff had to attend the expo at Montego Bay Community College, so I had a busy tour in the office minus admin staff.
It was a riot! And a hoot. Parents and students were delightful. However, under new management and staff, Mrs. Meggo and Ms. Reid ( do send pictures, guys), Montego Bay has asked for their own group chat. It is confirmed, the Kingston group ch
The school and college visits have started. My recent tour secured 75 new boarding schools and fifteen universities. For the boarding schools I will be putting up the list of schools at the Kingston and Montego Bay offices so parents and students can come and look at the new schools and do some research. Likewise for the universities in Amsterdam, London, Switzerland and Germany. Current School Visits: The upcoming Boarding School Fair is to be held in Kingston and Montego B
Folks, I am still reeling from all the ups and downs, schlepping across five territories, looking at schools over a 14 day trial: Germany, Amsterdam, Zurich, London, Toronto...in the crosshairs.... What I do know is that I have a bag of goodies, with new schools all tucked away behind my desk. I promise after I have uploaded a ton load of transcripts, I will get to those schools and post the list. So many insights, so many new avenues... So while you all have a great weekend
Well, well, a few surprises, but not many. The educational system in Germany and Amsterdam are enviably superfragilisticallyespialidocious. In essence, excellent, at low cost. I am also impressed with the investment in teacher training, but most important, I am thrilled by the math education. Jamaica has to make concrete changes. We have to have students test cxc Math in 3rd form, do Add Math by 4th with CAPE Math in 5th....if we are to play "catch up." Minister of Educatio