British Council, VM Foundation partner on $85-m high school programme

The Sunday Observer March 18, 2018 by Kimone Thompson British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad (right) engages president and CEO of VM Group Courtney Campbell and Senior Education Officer Sophia Forbes Hall at the launch of the Social Enterprise in Secondary Schools programme at the Pegasus last Monday.   Two non-governmental/charitable organisations that operate locally Continue Reading

$2.7- Billion Hike in Education Budget

JIS March 14, 2018 by Chris Patterson Photo: Rudranath FraserSenior Education Officer in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Sophia Forbes Hall (second right), greets Country Director, British Council, Olayinka Jacobs Bonnick (left), during the launch of the social enterprise in secondary schools programme at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on March Continue Reading

British Council, VM Foundation to launch social enterprise programme in schools

The Sunday Observer March 11, 2018   The British Council in partnership with Victoria Mutual Foundation Limited and the Ministry of Education is expected tomorrow to launch a three-year programme designed to help address the skills gap among school leavers. Called Social Enterprise in Secondary Schools, the programme is based in social innovation and entrepreneurship and Continue Reading


The Sunday Observer February 25, 2018 President and CEO of the Victoria Mutual Group Courtney Campbell (left) along with chairman of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee Rt Rev Stanley Clarke (second left), present Sylvestina Reid, Principal of the Randolf Lopez School of Hope (right), with a donation valued at $450,000, which represents contributions made Continue Reading

BCIC Loves Without Limits On Valentine’s Day

The Daily Gleaner February 23, 2018 Contributed Simone Foote (left), British Caribbean Insurance Company’s marketing manager, and Michelle Anderson, general manager – sales and distribution, share a candid moment at last week’s Love Without Limits event in New Kingston.   British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC), shared ‘The Best Feeling’ ever last week when the organisation teamed Continue Reading

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