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Early childhood education specialist Dr Rose Davies dies

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 6:26 AM
Dr Rose Davies ... for many years, she was the head of the Institute of Education at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

Early childhood education specialist Dr Rose Davies died at home early this morning after ailing with cancer for some time.

She was the wife of former Finance Minister Dr Omar Davies and the mother of two daughters and a son.

A recipient of the Order of Distinction (Commander Class), for many years, Mrs Davies was the head of the Institute of Education at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

She has written extensively on early childhood education and participated in several national policy formulations.

Mrs Davies also devoted service to several other bodies serving as:

  • Chairman, Joint Board of Teacher Education
  • Board Member, Early Childhood Commission
  • Chairman, Sub-Committee on Training & Development, Early Childhood Commission
  • Vice Chairman, Shortwood Teachers' College Board

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