CTLPA Jamaica Chapter

Newsletter April 2010

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The Recession & Its Impact on Higher Education

Date of Publication: 21 Apr 2010

The seminar on “The Recession & Its Impact on Higher Education” took place on December 3rd, 2009 with approximately 28 participants. Main speaker, Professor Rosalea Hamilton, VP for Development at the University of Technology, Jamaica highlighted both global and local changes in tertiary education in her exploration of the impact of the global economic crisis on tertiary education.

Professor Hamilton indicated that in 2009, the PIOJ re-ported that there are over 30 local institutions offering tertiary education, while approximately 38 off-shore universities are offering programmes locally.