Career & Education

Honey, chocolate, pimento

Oran Davidson became a bee farmer six years ago while he was in high school at Cornwall College.The lot fell to him when his father passed away, but it was not uncharted territory. Read More

Digicel awards scholarships to tech-savvy university students
Ten members of Jamaica's next generation of innovators are now pursuing another year of tertiary-level studies, having received scholarships valued at $145,000 each from Digicel.... Read More

New Fortress Energy pays tuition for close to 50 students
Twenty-two full-time undergraduate students of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Caribbean Maritime University who are predominantly STEM majors have had 50 per cent of their tuition for this school year covered by natural gas infrastructure company New Fortress Energy. ... Read More

Scholarships aplenty for Cornwall College boys
One of the first things that a newly enrolled student at Cornwall College learns is that the first chemistry lab in the secondary school system in the entire Caribbean was constructed at Cornwall College. The new student also learns, within a matter of days, that his school has produced...... Read More

UWI climbs to top 4% in world ranking

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

At a media conference hosted at The University of the West Indies (the UWI) Cave Hill campus on Thursday, Vice Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles announced that the regional university had climbed the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings, following its debut last... Read More

Vocabulary builder

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

recherchéadjective [ruh-shair-shey, ruh-shair-shey; French ruh-sher-shey]sought out with care. What is the origin of recherché? Read More

USF commissions multimillion-dollar computer lab at school for deaf

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

The Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf (CCCD) is better equipped to serve its students thanks to a new multimillion-dollar computer lab donated by the Universal Service Fund (USF). Read More

Value added!

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

The 4H Club Girl of the Year 2019 Imani Smith has used her creative background and experience in agriculture to establish a budding business venture in value-added plant-based products. Read More

Scores of college students to square off in NCU debate series

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Students from 11 tertiary institutions are gearing up to square off in Northern Caribbean University's (NCU's) Invitational Debate Series scheduled for National Heroes' Day, October 21 on the university's Mandeville campus. Read More

Seven careers for non-lawyers

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Events of the past week involving the arrest of former Education Minister Ruel Reid and former president of Caribbean Maritime University Dr Fritz Pinnock, among others, have thrust the legal profession into the spotlight for more reason than one. But there's more to this field than just being... Read More

Do online applications set up the jobseeker for failure?

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Dear Career Advisor: Read More

Uptick in grade four literacy, numeracy: MoE

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

MINISTER of Education, Youth and Information has reported marginal improvement in the results from the recent Primary Exit Profile (PEP) Performance Task test for grade four when compared to the predecessing Grade Four Literacy and Numeracy Test. Read More

Do you know your child's preferred learning style?

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, October, 13 2019    

If you are a parent of more than one child, you would already know that each child is a unique individual with distinguishing characteristics and personalities. Despite having both parents in common and sharing similar circumstances, each sibling behaves differently, interprets... Read More

Vocabulary builder

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

felicitateverb (used with object) [fi-lis-i-teyt]1) to compliment upon a happy event; congratulate.derivatives: fe·lic·i·tat·ed, fe·lic·i·tat·ing.2) Archaic. to make happy. adjective Read More

Agriculture and engineering

Sunday, October, 6 2019    

BRYAN Reid is both an engineer and a farmer. Read More



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