St. Augustine Campus – Director


Dr. Jennifer Yamin-Ali is the Director of the School of Education (SOE) at The UWI, St. Augustine Campus. She has coordinated the SOE’s In-Service Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Dip. Ed.) programme and previously facilitated the Curriculum Process an Practice of Education courses (with a focus on Foreign Language Teacher Education) for secondary school teachers on the Dip. Ed. Her areas of specialization include foreign language teacher education, teacher education in general, an micro politics in educational organizations. She supervises research at the Masters Level in a variety of areas, and doctorial research with a focus on Foreign Language teaching and learning. Her research interests include foreign language teaching and learning , evaluation of teacher education programmes, data-driven decision making capacity in schools, and how educational organizations function.


Cave Hill Campus – Director


Professor Warrican has a wealth of experience in the field of education, with special interest in education for sustainable development, transformative education, educational change, educational technology and online and blended education. He holds a B.Ed. in Language and Literacy education from The University of the West Indies (UWI), an MPhil in Research Methods and a PhD in Education (Language and Literacy), both from the University of Cambridge. He has held various posts in the field, including:

  • Director of Academic Programming and Delivery, UWI Open Campus;
  • Planning and Development Officer, UWI Open Campus;
  • Director of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Community College;
  • Academic Coordinator of the Eastern Caribbean Joint Board of Teacher Education (ECJBTE);
  • Head of Teacher Education division at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in the British Virgin Islands;
  • Professor Warrican has served on the CARICOM Task Force for Teaching and Teacher Education. His professorship is in Education (Language, Literacy and Cross-Linguistic Studies).


    Mona Campus – Director


    Professor Disraeli M. Hutton Professor Disraeli Hutton is a graduate of The Mico Teachers’ College and the College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST), now the University of Technology (UTech.), Jamaica. He holds an undergraduate degree in technology education from Buffalo State College, United States of America (USA); a Master’s degree in Supervisory Management and Training and Development; and a PhD in Educational Administration and Supervision in (Higher Education), both from Bowling Green State University, USA. He has taught in the public school and tertiary education systems for over 40 years, which also includes CAST. Currently, Professor Hutton is the Director of the School of Education (SOE), Faculty of Humanities and Education, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.

    As a senior lecturer in the SOE, he is responsible for the delivery of courses in the areas of Educational Leadership and Management, Educational Supervision and Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Professor Hutton also serves as lecture in the Faculty of Social Sciences where he delivers courses in the MSc Human Resource Development programme, which is offered by the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, UWI, Mona. His work experience spans both the private and the public sectors where he has served as the Training Director for JAMALCO, and as Chief Technical Director of the HEART Trust/National Training Agency. Professor Hutton has also served briefly as the Executive Director of the Education Transformation Team, Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Jamaica. Professor Hutton has maintained his engagement as a consultant for these agencies where his expertise in training and education, programme design and implementation, and production system evaluation, are heavily utilised. Professor Huttons’s most recent consultancies include (i) the development of an institutional framework for the management of juvenile rehabilitation centres in member countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS); (ii) The development of the Second Basic Education Project of the Ministry of Education, Sports, Youth and Gender Affairs (MESYGA), Government of Antigua and Barbuda; (iii) the establishment of the institutional framework for the management of the Rehabilitation Centre for the Ministry of Health, Social & Community Development & Gender Affairs, Basseterre, St. Kitts; and (vi) the implementation of the Absenteeism programme for the Ministry of Education Youth and Information (MOEYI), Jamaica, which was sponsored by the IDB and the Japanese Government. Professor Hutton has published a series of scholarly articles and book chapters on School Leadership, the Financing of Education, and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). He has also produced an edited book on School Leadership Practice in the Jamaican School System. The current focus of his research interest is the study of Outstanding and High Performing Principals in Jamaica and Caribbean School Systems and the Role of Personal Qualities in Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness. Professor Hutton continues to make significant contributions to the restructuring and development of or local and regional education systems.