Whittaker, Norma; Bailey, Barbara
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Centre for Gender and Development Studies Regional Unit
Challenges of multi-grade teaching in rural Jamaica
The New Clarion
Date of Publication
Reports on the introduction of multigrade teaching in rural Jamaica. Describes the pilot project introduced by the Ministry of Education and the Organisation of American States, to offer in service training to multigrade teachers in 30 schools in Jamaica. Suggests that the areas of training: teaching techniques; curiculum and lesson planning; classroom organization and the development of instructional material should be extended to all teachers involved in multigrade teaching.....