March 30, 2019

Special-needs students to get online help

Wednesday November 11, 2009 About 10,000 students with special needs will be given assistance, through the GoGSAT online programme, in preparation for various nationally administered examinations.Sponsored by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in association with GoSAT, children from the Child Development Agency (CDA), at-risk schools, and schools in community-based policing areas will be involved in…

US Embassy helps 100 inner-city students prepare for exam

Kingston, Jamaica, October 14, 2009 The United States Embassy is helping one hundred inter-city students prepare for the Grade Four Literacy Test (GFLT) and the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) through GoGSAT.com, the Caribbeans premier test preparation site. The programme will last for one year.The students were selected from Ascot Primary, Central Branch All Age,…

Laurie-Ann Hitchener claiming academic success despite her disability

Sunday, July 12, 2009 LAURIE-ANN Hitchener, 12, epitomised the mantra of a popular sporting apparel company, “Impossible is nothing”, when she became the first student of Danny Williams School for the Deaf to achieve an award for her performance in the recent Grade Six Achievement Test. The award, a plaque, was sponsored by the United…

News Bulletin – May 3, 2010

USAID-COMET Uses Internet for Gang Reduction USAID-COMET’s approach to community transformation holds education as key to sustainability. A study conducted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) rated education programs, and in particular homework and GSAT classes, as the most impactful interventions for reducing crime and violence in communities. To date, USAID-COMET has sponsored more…

GoGSAT Targets Nearly 4,000 Primary School Students

Thursday, February 26, 2009 About 3,900 primary school students in a number of targeted communities islandwide, are to benefit from the expanded Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)/GoGSAT Partnership for Community Transformation Programme, scheduled to roll out shortly. An academic initiative, GoGSAT aims to enlighten targeted youngsters’ knowledge about the relevant safety and security key to their…

GoGSAT, Go!

Friday, February 20, 2009 Approximately 4,000 at-risk inner-city primary-school students are to benefit from an educational venture designed to improve Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) passes and hopefully break the back of gang recruitment in violence-plagued communities.The technology savvy pro-gramme, known as GoGSAT, could prove a major anti-crime initiative. “We have seen that when students…

New eLearning platform rolls out

Sunday, October 12, 2008 AN INNOVATIVE window of opportunity has been opened for students preparing for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), the Grade Nine Achievement Test (GNAT), and the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) through a partnership between The Gleaner Online and GoGSAT Ltd. Through this exciting project, study guides…

Jamaica Community Empowerment

August 21, 2008 White Marl Primary GSAT Top Student Sharene McKenzie, Civil Society Specialist, USAID-COMET presents a cash award to Lathesia Hamilton, the top achiever in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) at White Marl Primary and Junior High School in St. Catherine. The presentation was made during Monday’s Launch of the Second Phase of…

Jamaica Community Empowerment

August 21, 2008 Congratulations! Dr. Fredrika Fairclough (right), Principal of White Marl Primary & Junior High congratulates Banado Plunkett (left) for his outstanding performance in the GSAT exams. She commended him during the Launch of the Second Phase of the GSAT Programme at the school on Monday, July 14. Banado was the top performer in…