Purpose Statement - Developing leaders for the education system

Vision Statement - NCEL, the premiere educational leadership training and development organization creating world class leaders for Jamaica and the global community.

Mission Statement - To develop and support highly competent educational leaders who are able to create and sustain effective schools, thereby contributing to national development.

Tagline - Creating world class educational leaders.

Core Values

NCEL as an agency of the Ministry of Education demonstrates values that guide its operations.  These include:

  • Continuous Learning - We commit ourselves to being creative, efficient and innovative in the provision of on-going opportunities aimed at leadership development.
  • Excellence - We commit ourselves to consistently strive for outcomes that are exemplary rather than simply satisfactory.
  • Collaboration - We commit ourselves to facilitating and negotiating with our key players so as to build capacity.
  • Quality Service - We commit ourselves to being responsive in delivering the highest level of support to our clients and partners in an honest, fair and ethical manner.   
Strategic Goals
1. Enables the supply of highly competent school leaders;
2. Focuses leadership on school improvement and student performance; and
3. Provides high-quality cost effective services based on education policies, research, data and best practices.