For the first time in Jamaica, some children at the early-childhood level will be introduced to the Self-Organised Learning Environment (SOLE), which will see them connecting with other toddlers worldwide in a bid to enhance exposure and develop cognitive skills.
Rondeen McLean, founder of the Literary Genius Foundation which will be implementing the programme, bemoaned the fact that the best schools in Jamaica do not exist where they are needed most, neither can the best teachers be found where they are most needed.
However, she said that SOLE, through a programme called School in the Cloud, would help to close the gap at the early-childhood education level in Jamaica by bringing additional expertise to underserved schools.
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(Rudolph Brown/ Photographer. Rondeen McLean, founder of the Literary Genius Foundation, and Hugo Matthews, president of the Trafalgar New Heights Rotary Club, interact with students at Shalom Pre-School in August Town on Tuesday 1st March.)