Jamaican joint initiative to support online learning

An online platform enabling some 40 000 Jamaican schoolchildren to prepare for high-school entry exams during COVID-19 has been established as a multistakeholder initiative. The online learning community EduFocal, in co-operation with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, and with USD$18 million provided by corporate partners, offer free online Primary Exit Profile (PEP) preparatory classes and resources on a dedicated online platform.