1. Advise the Minister on policy matters relating to education in Jamaica.
  2. Nominate suitable persons for appointment to Boards of Management of public educational institutions.
  3. Train Boards of Management of public educational institutions.
  4. Assist in the preparation of plans and programmes for the development and maintenance of an effective and efficient educational system.
  5. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of educational programmes and make appropriate recommendations to the Minister.
  6. Stimulate the development of education in Jamaica.
  7. Manage the National Education Trust Fund. 

About Us

The establishment of the NCE was born out of the need to have a non-partisan, national and strategically placed organisation that would "address a wide range of issues impacting on the education process".


For general information about the NCE, please contact us at:

  • nce(@) nce.org.jm
  • Executive Director: 968-4609 
  • School Governance & Public Relations: 906-8145, 908-3238
  • Finance & Admin: 754-8995
  • Policy & Planning: 754-6679
  • 1st Floor Caldon Finance Building
    52-60 Grenada Crescent Kingston 5