The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is doing its part to develop a sound science and technology culture in this country.
Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Dr. Colin Depradine, made the point while speaking to the media yesterday prior to the start of a one-day forum for primary school science teachers, which was held on the campus.
“The Principal has made science and technology a major focal point for this strategic planning period, and in talking to our stakeholders, one area of concern has been the area of implementation. We are fairly good at policy development, framework development…but when we come down to the actual implementation, we tend to falter quite a bit and when we do implement, the solutions are not sustainable,” he said.
The Dean added, “Today we are having discussions on how to move forward, where we want to be, what is the vision an...