Public Sector HR Directors Prepping for New Ways of Working

The Government of Jamaica is seeking to transform the way human resources are managed in the public sector. In this regard, the Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU) has been spearheading a…

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(Minister of State in the Ministry of Education and Youth, Hon. Marsha Smith (right) along with (from left) Executive Director, Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU), Maria Thompson Walters, Manager at the Muirton Boys’ Home, Shanae Walsh Webber; and Chief Executive Officer, CPFSA, Laurette Adams- Thomas share in the ribbon cutting moment at the official opening of the Sensory Room at the Muirton Boys’ Home in Portland on Friday (November 3).

Four more sensory spaces to be added to CPFSA Facilities

Kingston, Jamaica. November 17, 2023: The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) will be expanding the number of state childcare facilities that are equipped with sensory spaces to better…

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Caption: (Minister of State in the Ministry of Education and Youth, Hon. Marsha Smith (seated) along with (from left) Executive Director, McCam Child Care and Development Centre, Dr. Pauline Watson; Sensory Consultant, Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Juliene Donaldson; Regional Director, CPFSA, Carlyn Stewart; Chief Executive Officer, CPFSA, Laurette Adams- Thomas; and Executive Director, Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU), Maria Thompson Walters, view the Sensory Room opened at the Muirton Boys’ Home in Portland on Friday (November 3).

Sensory Room Opened at the Muirton Boys’ Home

Twenty boys with special needs, under the care of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) are now benefitting from a sensory room, which was officially opened at the…

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Read more about the article Legislation Passed to Integrate Audit Commission Functions into Finance Ministry
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr the Hon Nigel Clarke, addresses the House of Representatives on 4 July 2024. Photo credit: Mark Bell

Legislation Passed to Integrate Audit Commission Functions into Finance Ministry

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday (September 19), passed legislation to provide for the integration of the functions of the Audit Commission into the Ministry of Finance and the Public…

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Maria Thompson Walters, Executive Director – Transformation Implementation Unit addresses the 5th Annual Awards & Recognition Ceremony of the Revenue Appeals Division.

Excellence Should Become Business as Usual in the Public Sector – Transformation Head

Maria Thompson Walters, Executive Director of the Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU), is encouraging public sector entities to make excellence ‘business as usual.’ Addressing the 5th Annual Awards & Recognition Ceremony…

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Public Sector Debate Competition Returns with $2.5 Million in Prizes

There is heightening anticipation for this year’s renewal of the public sector debate competition, for which prizes totalling $2.5 million have been announced. The 2023 competition, which is being staged…

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95 per cent of Public Officers Accept New Compensation

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, has thanked civil servants for accepting the Government’s restructured public-sector compensation package. Dr. Clarke, who closed the 2023/24…

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