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The Jamaican Association On Intellectual Disabilities (JAID) is a non-governmental organisation which was founded in 1955 by Randolph Lopez, a parent of a child with Down's sy
ndrome. The Jamaica Association On Intellectual Disabilities (JAID) vision is to be the national unifying organisation in creating communities where PWIDD are empowered and fully integrated. Our mission is to provide services that will positively transform the lives of all persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in the society.
JAID services are made available through the following projects:
Schools of Special Education
Early Intervention Programme
Parents and Professionals in Partnership (PProP)
Adult Continuing Education Programme
Primary Intervention Programme. 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