MANDEVILLE, Manchester – Four years ago, Judian Wright sought to register a fully virtual school to offer Caribbean students a convenient way to study for regional exams, but the Ministry of Education did not accept her online school.
With the onset of the coronavirus in the country, Wright has since been given the green light to launch the Caribbean Online Academy as schools continue to transition to online learning.
“… I shared the vision that I wanted the school to be registered with the ministry [but] at that time they weren’t able to accept registration, reason being this school here is fully online, so based on their policies. They weren’t able to accept it [in 2016],” Wright, who is chief executive officer of the online school, told the Jamaica Observer during a recent interview.
“Since COVID, I went back to share again my interest in registering the institution, this