Bull Bay All-Age gets science boost
Executive Director of Scientific Research Council (SRC) Dr Cliff Riley (second right) presents the Improving Innovation Capacities in the Caribbean Project (INVOCAB) sign to Bull Bay All-Age School principal Justin Duncan (left) and teacher Lorraine Francis-Wright (second left) during a science laboratory commissioning ceremony at the school in St Thomas on Thursday. At right is manager of the information services division at the SRC, Kerry-Ann Curtis. The INVOCAB project, being done in conjunction with the Trinidadian agency, National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, is a science-based project geared at helping students to improve performance in the science and technology subject areas. The project, valued at $130 million, is supported by the European Union and the Government of Jamaica. The Government has also donated $30,000 to each participating school to provide security for the labs. Local partners of INVOCAB include the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information; the University of Technology; The Mico University College; and Church Teachers’ College.