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UWI School of Education - Jamaica Teaching Council Act, 2022 at the Joint Select Committee

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The UWI, School of Education’s  response to the Joint Select Committee of Parliament   - Jamaica Teaching Council Bill( JTC), 2022

The School of Education was invited by the Principal, Professor  Dale Webber, to make a response on behalf of The UWI, Mona Campus, to a Joint Select Committee of Parliament regarding the Jamaica Teaching Council Bill, 2022

The JTC Bill, 2022, is intended to regulate entry into the teaching profession and to develop and monitor the professional standards of teacher competence and practice.  The JTC Bill was reviewed, and the responses from the following lead consultants were drafted and then documented by Ms. Nadine Brown, Manager, Events Marketing & Communication.

  • Dr. Carol Hordatt-Gentles - Senior Lecturer and Consultant, Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning in Teacher Education
  • Dr. Zoyah Kinkead-Clark - Senior Lecturer and Consultant, Early Childhood Education
  • Dr. Dian McCallum – Lecturer, History Education, and Consultant, Teaching Practicum
  • Dr. Marcia Rainford – Director, School of Education and Senior Lecturer and Consultant, Science, Mathematics and Information Technology (SMIT)
  • Dr. Carmel Roofe - Deputy Dean, Graduate Studies and Research and Senior Lecturer, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dr. Canute Thompson - Director, Caribbean Centre for Educational Planning CCEP, Senior Lecturer in Educational Planning and Policy with Leadership; Founder, Caribbean Leadership Re-Imagination Initiative

Dr. Marcia Rainford, Director of the School of Education (SOE), presented The UWI’s response to the Joint Select Committee of Parliament on Thursday, April 21, 2022.

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