JSIF Quiz Hailed for Improving Science and Maths Scores

Principal, Maxfield Park Primary School, Beverley Gallimore-Vernon (right), shares the successes of her students from participating in the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) science quiz last year. She was speaking at the recent launch of the competition at JSIF’s Oxford Road offices in Kingston. Also pictured is President, Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE), Dwight Ricketts.
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Friday, December 1, 2017 - 4:30am
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Primary school principals are hailing the Jamaica Social Investment Fund’s (JSIF) science quiz competition, noting that the intervention is resulting in improved passes in science and mathematics.Speaking to JIS News at a ceremony to officially launch the competition at JSIF’s Oxford Road offices in Kingston recently, Maxfield Park Primary School Principal, Beverley Gallimore-Vernon, said exposure to the competition resulted in better Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) scores last year.