News Excerpt from Owen James report on the IAJ Life Underwriters and Claims Administrators Seminar held at the Courtleigh Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica on June 9, 2017

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IAJ  has committed $750,000 to the Ministry of Education’s 2017 Mathematics Initiative

The Insurance Association Jamaica (IAJ),  has committed $750,000 to the Ministry of Education’s 2017 Mathematics Initiative which this year is seeking to recover lost ground at CSEC in 2016 after 3 years of steady progress between 2012-2015.   Vernon James Vice President – Life for the Insurance Association of Jamaica (IAJ)  speaking at the Awards Ceremony for Maths Teacher of the Year  urged  the Ministry of Education to leverage Technology to provide more access to education using smart phones and the social media.


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