Prof. Zellynne Doloris Jennings-Craig

Former Director of School of Education/Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Education at the University of the West Indies

  • Prof. Zellynne Doloris Jennings-CraigZellynne Doloris Jennings-Craig is the former Director of the School of Education and the former Deputy Dean at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica. She has a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Hull, an M.A. from the University of Leeds, an M.Ed. from the University of Birmingham and a Ph.D. from the University of the West Indies. Her area of specialization is curriculum development.

    She has undertaken a number of consultancies for international organizations and governments in the English-speaking Caribbean, largely in the areas of primary education, literacy, teacher education and programme evaluation. A former senior education officer at the Caribbean Community Secretariat, she also held the post of professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Guyana. Prof. Jennings-Craig has over 40 publications in peer-reviewed academic journals and has written over 30 evaluation and policy reports for ministries of education and international organizations as well as chapters in several books.

    Her main research interest is on innovation in curricula and introducing change in Caribbean school systems. Prof. Jennings-Craig is also a creative writer of children’s materials; her latest publication is Labba and Creek Water: Stories from the Caribbean.