e-Learning Jamaica Company Ltd (e-LJam) is a limited liability Company, established in 2005, as an agency of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) and is responsible for implementing e-Learning Projects in collaboration with the Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government.
e-LJam brings a new dynamic to teaching through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT’s). Students in Jamaica benefit from a mix of traditional methodologies with new entertaining approaches to learning which will stimulate the teaching/learning process, excite and encourage a quest for knowledge and learning of new skills.
To date, e-LJam has implemented the High School Project and the Tablets in Schools (TIS) Pilot Project in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI) and the Universal Service Fund (USF). The company has handed over the initial project in the high schools to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information and is preparing to roll out the Tablets in School (TIS) Project in collaboration with MSET, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI), and the Universal Service Fund (USF).
Provide State of the Art Technology
e-LJam provides state-of-the-art technology to enhance the teaching and learning process in selected government operated schools, selected teachers colleges and other institutions across the island. Some of these technologies include interactive projectors, tablets and management software.
Develop Materials for CSEC
e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited (e-LJam) created a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that houses the resources developed for high school students in preparation for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams. The VLE is an interactive and animated environment making it more attractive to students. Currently, the site holds content for 11 subjects, namely: English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Information Technology, Physics, Geography, Social Studies, Integrated Science, Building Technology and Spanish.
Facilitates the training of Teachers
The Teacher Training component seeks to improve competences in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). This changes how lessons are delivered and enhances the students’ learning experience.