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History of Education in Jamaica: Selected Resources: Home

This guide provides select resources on the history of education in Jamaica

Books and Book Chapters (Print Resources)

  • A century of West Indian education/Shirley Gordon (RBC-LA476.G6)
  • Education in the Caribbean, 1930-90/Carl Campbell In the Caribbean in the twentieth century/Bridget Bereton (RBC-F1621.G46)
  • Education in the Caribbean : historical perspectives / edited by Ruby Hope King  ((RBC LA476 .E38 1987)
  • Elementary education in Jamaica 1905/Jamaica. Board of Education  (Open Shelf Book -LA497 .A2 1905 )
  • The history of the basic school movement in Jamaica/Elaine Commissiong (West Indies Pamphlet -LC2608.C66 1999)
  • The history of the Joint Board of Teacher Education, Mona: The evolution of teacher education in Jamaica and the western Caribbean, 1956-2016/Patrick E. Bryan (Special Library University Book -LB1719.J36 P37 2019)
  • Jamaica in independence/edited by Rex Nettleford (RBC-F1887 .J36 1989 )
  • Jamaican society and high schooling/Errol Miller (RBC-LA498 .M55 1990 )
  • Jamaica: Development of teacher training through the agency of the Lady Mico Charity from 1835/1914/Vincent D'Oyley (Open Shelf Book-LB2028.M5 D68)
  • Policy and practice in education in the Caribbean : A historical perspective/Carl Campbell and Ruby King In Proceedings of the 1990 Cross Campus Conference on Education/E.P. Brandon & P.N. Nissen (Open Shelf Book- LA476.C768 1990)
  • Public elementary schools in the late 19th century Jamaica/Ruby Hope King In Dimensions of teaching & Learning/ edited by Monica Brown (RBC- LC92.C3 D45 2000)
  • Reports  and repercussions in West Indian education, 1835-1933/Shirley C. Gordon (Open Shelf Book-LA476.G66)
  • Selection for secondary education in Jamaica / by P.E. Vernon  (West Indies Book -LB3058 .J36 V37)
  • A short history of education in Jamaica/Millicent White (RBC-LA496.W48)
  • Some notes on the history of secondary education in Jamaica/Frank Cundall (West Indies Pamphlet - LA497.C8)
  • Towards an imperial policy for the education of Negroes in the West Indies after emancipation.../Carl C. Campbell (WIC Book-LC2805.W47 C35)

Reports (Print)

  • Jamaica : development of secondary education/UNESCO  (Open Shelf Book- LB1642 .J3 U64 )
  • Kandel report on secondary education in Jamaica/Issac Leon Kandel ( Open Shelf Pamphlet -L261 .A3 1943 )
  • New deal for education in independent Jamaica/Minister of Education ( Open Shelf Pamphlet- L261. A2 1966 )
  • A plan for post primary education in Jamaica: being the report of the Secondary Education Continuation Committee (Open Shelf Pamphlet -L261 .J27 1946 )
  • The polytechnic of Jamaica: consultant’s report (West Indies Pamphlet -LC1047.J3 I78 1982 )
  • Report indepth of primary education in Jamaica (Open Shelf Book- LA497 .R48 )
  • Report of the West Indies Committee of the Commission on Higher Education in the Colonies - Irvine Report (Open Shelf Book-LA505.B7A5 1945 )
  • Widening horizons:  a shortened form of the Kandel report…/Leon Kandel (Open Shelf Pamphlet -L261 .W53 )

Selected Theses and Dissertations

  • The development of primary education in Jamaica, 1835-1865 / Carl C. Campbell 
  • The development of teacher education in Jamaica : 1835-1913 / by Vincent Roy D'Oyley  
  • The history of the Jamaica Schools' Commission : it's role in education in Jamaica 1879-1911 / by Ruby H. King  
  • Struggle for reform in the teaching profession of Jamaica : relating to elementary school teachers 1918-1930 / by Millicent Iona Whyte 
  • A study of selected factors in education policy and implementation in pre- and post- independence Jamaica 1945-1976 / by Irwin Errol Gregory 
  • The technical high school in Jamaica 1960-68 / Velma Pollard 
  • The work of the Anglican church in education in Jamaica : 1826-1845 / Fay Aileen Williams 

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