March 30, 2019

Jamaica Community Empowerment

August 21, 2008 Sweet Laughter! Mayor of Kingston Councillor Desmond McKenzie (centre-foreground) has representatives of USAID in a jovial mood as he shares a joke with them during the ‘Salute to GSAT High Achievers’ on Friday (August 22) at the Grants Pen Peace Park. Enjoying the joke are (L-R) Sean Osner, Deputy Director of the…

Jamaica Community Empowerment

White Marl Primary & Junior High School is Pleased with Its Improvement in GSAT Exams August 21, 2008 USAID-COMET & GoGSAT Stimulate Youth Development In White Marl/Central Village Kingston, Jamaica – July 14, 2008: White Marl Primary and Junior High School in St. Catherine is expressing satisfaction at the upward trend in the performance of…

Jamaica Community Empowerment

Grants Pen GSAT Students Honoured by USAID-COMET, GoGSAT & the Community August 25, 2008 Kingston, Jamaica – August 22, 2008: The community of Grants Pen in St. Andrew today rolled out the ‘red carpet’ and awarded its Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) students who performed outstandingly in this year’s exams and who will begin attending…

Keys to GSAT Success

Tuesday June 24, 2008 In Jamaica, the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) enables comparisons of the performance of students in different schools. The test is administered by the Ministry of Education in the final term of the sixth grade, and covers Mathematics, English Language, Social Studies, Science and Communication Task. The scores obtained by each…

New chapter begins for youth of Flanker in St. James

The educational prospects of preteens in the innercity Montego Bay community of Flanker have received a boost with the strengthening of a new program. USAID’s Community Empowerment and Transformation project (COMET) in collaboration with the e-learning company, GoGSAT, launched the second phase of the online Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) coaching program for Grade Five…

Inner-city youths get help with GSAT!

SCORES of inner-city students are finding it easier to prepare for their Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), thanks to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-Community Empowerment and Transformation (COMET) project and the e-learning company, GoGSAT. “The project offers an opportunity for youth to extend their reach and build a better future for themselves,” said…