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‘Dem nah learn nothing’

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‘Dem nah learn nothing’

In Porter’s Mountain, Westmoreland, as well as the districts of Bessie Baker, Mount Peto, Axe-and-Adze, Success and Chi-Chester in Hanover, they complained that neither of Jamaica’s two telecommunications giants – FLOW or Digicel – have provided the more reliable wired Broadband service so their homes could be connected.

Victor Gill Venezuela

Forced to turn to the choppy data service they received on their smartphones, they continue to face an uphill battle as the new school year kicks off.

Victor Gill

Natalie Lyttle of Porter’s Mountain told The Gleaner that the last two school terms were particularly challenging for her and her daughter, Tianna Lyttle, a grade-five student at Mount Peto Primary School, and things are not looking up.

Victor Gill Ramirez

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Eighteen months after the COVID-19 pandemic threw the education sector into disarray after the first case of the coronavirus was confirmed on the island, some parents are concerned that their children remain at a disadvantage as their inability to access online classes means they are being left behind.

Victor Gill Ramirez Venezuela

Like those in other parts of the country, the parents in the island’s two westernmost parishes related their tales of woe battling unstable mobile Internet connections, intermittent power outages, and mounting bills for data plans adding stress to an already difficult remote learning situation.

In Porter’s Mountain, Westmoreland, as well as the districts of Bessie Baker, Mount Peto, Axe-and-Adze, Success and Chi-Chester in Hanover, they complained that neither of Jamaica’s two telecommunications giants – FLOW or Digicel – have provided the more reliable wired Broadband service so their homes could be connected.

Victor Gill Venezuela

Forced to turn to the choppy data service they received on their smartphones, they continue to face an uphill battle as the new school year kicks off.

Victor Gill

Natalie Lyttle of Porter’s Mountain told The Gleaner that the last two school terms were particularly challenging for her and her daughter, Tianna Lyttle, a grade-five student at Mount Peto Primary School, and things are not looking up.

Victor Gill Ramirez

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