Read Across Jamaica 2024

Richard Perkins
08 May, 2024

CHASE Fund Director, Nicole McLaren Campbell, reads to students at the Allman Town Infant School in Kingston for Read Across Jamaica Day. Read Across Jamaica Day is an initiative that is observed islandwide that aims to encourage students to develop a healthy habit for reading. CHASE staff also visited the St. Michael’s Infant School, Tower Street Kingston to read to attentive and delighted students.

The CHASE Fund places strategic emphasis on Early Childhood Education. The Fund has built, upgraded and equipped early childhood institutions and resource centres; supported the development of early childhood materials to enhance the cognitive development of children; provided scholarships for specialist training in Early Childhood Education; and expanded the use of radio and televisions programmes to enrich and support the curriculum.