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Hamilton, Marlene A.
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Implementing the mission; improvinmg access challenges for tertiary education in Jamaica.
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Mona Academic Coference
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August 28,2004
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Kingston,Jamaica
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http:; www.mona.uwi.edu/conferences/2004/monaconf/abstracts/hamilton.htm
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Abstract
As a prelude to the discussion proper, the paper offers an elaboration of the definition of tertiary education which, hopefully, serves to enhance that provided in the UWI Policy Group’s Proposal for a National Tertiary Educational System for Jamaica, and which leads to a consideration of stakeholders’ expectations of this educational level woven into a broad-based mission statement. It follows that a major concern is that of access, given that today, there are several routes to tertiary education, and that these simply give rise to a myriad of expectations as well. The paper concludes by highlighting a number of challenges some related to implementing the missions, others, to improving access all within the context of national priorities.....
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