Tablets in Schools (TIS) Page Tablets in Schools Pilot Project 7 Tips to Keep Your Tablet Protected and Safe Tablets in Schools Request for Educational Resources e-Learning Tablet Mascot Competition

Tablets in Schools (TIS) Page

Browse the NEW Tablets in Schools (TIS) webpage to find out all information on the pilot project

Tablets in Schools Pilot Project

Roll Out of the Tablets in Schools Pilot Project

7 Tips to Keep Your Tablet Protected and Safe

Your Tablet is delicate and valuable, and is therefore in danger of being stolen, lost or damaged. Take care of your Tablet like it was your new Smartphone. Click here for tips on keeping your tablet safe.

Tablets in Schools Request for Educational Resources

The Government of Jamaica, through the e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited invites suppliers to submit information on the availability of e-resources for the early childhood primary and secondary levels for possible use under the Tablets in Schools (TIS) pilot project. The format for submission is outlined below. Note that these should be new resources not yet reviewed by the Ministry of Education. These resources are usually grouped in the categories, click picture for more details.

e-Learning Tablet Mascot Competition

e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited (e-Ljam) congratulate all WINNERS of the e-Ljam Tablet Mascot Competition.

e-Students

DSC_1175 Planning is improved through support for instruction and assessment with resources for the 10th and 11th grades. Your teachers will have access to pre-prepared documented lesson plans and multimedia.

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e-Teachers

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e-Parents

family Now parents have the opportunity to encourage their children to use technology in responsible self-development, with access to lessons, assignments, media and contact with teachers and administrators.

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e-School Administration

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11th Aug 2015
Should YouTube and Facebook be blocked from tablets?

Should YouTube and Facebook be blocked from tablets?

A lively debate has ensued among principals and stakeholders in the Tablets in Schools (TIS) Project as to whether the popular social media sites, Facebook and YouTube, should be allowed in schools.

21st Jul 2015
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Students excelling with software on tablets

The Tablets in Schools (TIS) Pilot Project has been lauded by teachers, students and software developers for giving thousands of students a greater opportunity to better their lives through education.

21st Jul 2015
Avrill Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of e-Learning Jamaica Company (e-LJam)

Many achievements in TIS so far

At a workshop for principals in the Tablets in Schools (TIS) Pilot Project, the achievements under the Project to date were discussed, along with some challenges to overcome. They also reviewed plans for improvements to the Project in the upcoming school year.

21st Jul 2015
Hon. Ronald Thwaites, Minister of Education reads a story from a tablet device to students of St Joseph’s Infant School in downtown Kingston, during ‘Read Across Day’ activities in May 2015.

Minister Thwaites says tablets helping boys in particular

Hon. Ronald Thwaites, Minister of Education enjoyed himself thoroughly as he used a tablet to read to students of St Joseph’s Infant School as part of Read Across Jamaica Day activities in May. “How does the fire truck siren go?” Minister Thwaites asked a classroom full of bright, attentive tots at the school located in downtown Kingston.