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CTLPA Jamaica Chapter Newsletter April 2010

The Recession & Its Impact on Higher Education
Date of Publication: 
21 Apr 2010

The seminar on “The Reces-sion & Its Impact on Higher Education” took place on December 3rd, 2009 with approximately 28 partici-pants. Main speaker, Profes-sor Rosalea Hamilton, VP for Development at the Univer-sity of Technology, Jamaica highlighted both global and local changes in tertiary edu-cation in her exploration of the impact of the global eco-nomic crisis on tertiary educa-tion.

Professor Hamilton indicated that in 2009, the PIOJ re-ported that there are over 30 local institutions offering terti-ary education, while approxi-mately 38 off-shore universi-ties are offering programmes locally.