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Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is a private, liberal-arts institution, located in Jamaica, that is owned and operated by the Jamaica Union Conference and the Atlantic, Ca
ribbean Union Mission of Seventh-day Adventists (comprising the territories the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands). With its main campus only 2 miles south of the town of Mandeville, in Manchester, and three regional campuses situated in Kingston, Montego Bay and St. Ann, this university offers a number of professional, pre-professional and vocational programmes in a spiritually wholesome and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere.
NCU operates in harmony with the beliefs, practices and educational philosophy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As such, it encourages students to relate their academic pursuits to their understanding of the Christian faith. It emphasizes the development of a sound Christian character and seeks to maintain an atmosphere, which fosters in its students, commit ment and growth in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Thus, faith and learning combine to prepare students for practical Christian usefulness.
In their conduct and dealings, faculty, staff and students alike must comply with the standards set by the institution in keeping with our Seventh-day Adventist beliefs.
For more information about Seventh-day Adventist beliefs, visit http://www.adventist.org. Read more......Read less
Knox Community College is a co-educational institution located in Spalding, Jamaica. It operates four campuses, namely: Spalding, Cobbla, May Pen and Mandeville. The College s
tarted with three academic programmes: Pre-university Arts and Sciences, Secretarial Studies and Farm Management. Today, there are over fifty (50) programmes in a variety of subject areas such as: Pre-college, Pre-University, Paraprofessional, Vocational, Certificates, Diplomas, Associate and Bachelors Degrees.
There are fifteen departments and sections with closely structured teams. Knox Community College is the fastest growing Community College in Central Jamaica, and probably one of the fastest growing on the island. The Ministry of Education, Youth and Culture accorded Knox Class A. Knox is regarded as a student – centred institution which is geared to meet the educational needs of all students regardless of academic or socioeconomic status.
Knox Community College strives to maintain:
A vi brant institution in which all stakeholders establish and participate in shared decision-making
a safe, clean, orderly, friendly and supportive learning environment.
Further, KCC strives to ensure that:
all students thrive in a collective, collaborative, cooperative and friendly learning environment that is nurturing and stimulating
all students become self-motivated, self-directed, confident and actualize their true potential in the 'information age'
all lecturers develop an appreciation for and an understanding of the pedagogic approach and are facilitators of strategies and methods supportive of the andragogical and synergogical approaches to learning
all members of staff become active, participatory, responsible and accountable in achieving the educational quality that is compatible with national criteria
students' cognitive, social and psychomotive skills are developed to the levels that enable them to be multi-skilled and multi-faceted.. Read more......Read less