Youth News

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, in collaboration with the National Youth Service (NYS), will be hosting its inaugural ELEVATE Youth Festival, the final event for Youth Month 2016.

It is scheduled for Friday, November 25, from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the lawns of Devon House targeting youth in high schools and tertiary institutions.

According to Chief Education Officer at the Ministry, Dr. Grace McLean, this...

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Commonwealth has launched the State of Student Governance in the Commonwealth Report. The Report The findings and recommendations contained in the report represent a tremendous opportunity to strengthen the student voice at local, national and international levels. The recommended actions will help tackle barriers and challenges to ensure that student organisations across the Commonwealth are active, engaged,...

Thursday, November 17, 2016

International Students DAy Jamaica Union of Tertiary Students

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

SPEAKER of the House of the Representatives Pearnel Charles Sr, who last week rapped his colleague Members of Parliament for descending into a shouting match over the proposed separation of Portmore from the wider St Catherine at the local government level, on Monday heaped praises on the members of the National Youth Parliament.

“This is the type of thing that the 21st century needs. I’m very proud of you,” Charles...

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The National Youth Council of Jamaica (NYCJ), the Jamaica Youth Ambassadors Programme (JaYAP), and the
CARICOM Youth Ambassadors – Jamaica (CYA’s-Jamaica) in partnership with The University of the West Indies
(Mona) Students Today Ambassadors Tomorrow (UWI STAT), Jamaica Union of Tertiary Students (JUTS) and the
National Secondary Students' Council (NSSC), have embarked on a coordinated national youth-led...

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Youth leader Keadar Sharpe has used the convening of the National Youth Parliament for the first time in seven years to demand that the Government provide structured psychosocial care to children in schools to curb crime and violence.

"This noble House must move urgently to implement a comprehensive integrated system of psychosocial care without any delay," the Young Philosophers representative told 73 other youth from...

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Youth Parliament of Jamaica has convened at Gordon House with issues affecting the disabled community dominating presentations by the young leaders.

The 74 members from diverse areas of national life are making contributions on youth unemployment, climate change and psychosocial care for children.

Cristophe Phillips of the Jamaica Association for the Deaf made an impassioned plea for more resources to support education of...

Monday, November 14, 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Thirty (30) young persons from St. Ann, Trelawny and St. Mary had the opportunity to meet with business leaders from St. Ann for the first session of the Around The Table Dialogues, being hosted by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information in commemoration of Youth Month 2016. The young persons had previously registered via for the session which was held on November 7, 2016 at the...

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Below is a message from the Hon. Floyd Green, Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, in commemoration of Youth Month 2016. 




National Message
Youth Month 2016
Minister of State, Ministry of Education, Youth & Information
Hon. Floyd Green, M.P.
E=MC2 – Energizing...