Career & Education

From the track to the farm Ricardo Chambers uses hydroponics technology in Manchester
Ricardo Chambers enjoyed a prolific career on the track. Specialising in the 400m, the Olympian represented Jamaica at several international track meets. But three years ago, he walked away from it all.... Read More

PEP students did fairly well but much work to be done — Samuda
MINISTER without portfolio in the Ministry of Education Youth and Information, Karl Samuda has said that while there is work to do, the results of the inaugural sitting of Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is an indication that the education system at the primary level is headed in the right...... Read More

Digital safety over the summer
Summer is here once again with long days and short nights, and parents are once again scrambling to find ways to occupy their children.... Read More

Russian embassy offering free language course at UWI

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

THE Embassy of the Russian Federation in Jamaica has been offering free Russian language classes here with a view to developing initial language skills in that language. Read More

Mastering Malmö

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

THERE'S something to be said about individuals who see the world as their oyster. They take chances. They create opportunities. They are always ready to tap into their own potential. Read More

Building on dad's legacy

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

Ask 20-year-old Christon Jones why he is pursuing agricultural studies with hopes of specialising in veterinary medicine and he'll tell you in one word — dad.His father, Christopher Jones, owns and operates a cattle farm in Steerfield, St Ann. Read More

What difference does my e-mail address make?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, June, 16 2019    

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Mona Heights takes 2019 Western Union IPLEDGE Primary Schools Debate title

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

Mona Heights basked in the glory of lifting the Western Union IPLEDGE Primary Schools Debate trophy in downtown Kingston on Wednesday. Read More

NGO inspires young people to get involved in peace building

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

The non-governmental organisation (NGO) Youth Inspiring Positive Change JA Limited is seeking to engage young people as effective agents of change in the peace building process through a Youth for Peace JA National Campaign. Read More

Stay-at-home dads and paternity leave: redefining the role of men in the corporate world

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

It's common knowledge that Father's Day doesn't get the same treatment that Mother's Day does. That's partly due to the fact that women often pick up the slack for men. However, enough credit isn't given to the male of the species who are true leaders in their own right, both at work and at... Read More

GraceKennedy names Birthright interns for 2019

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) announced late last week that it will host four university students from the USA, UK and Canada for a five-week professional and cultural internship in Jamaica, from June 28 to August 7, 2019. Read More

UCC public lecture to discuss Jamaica's experience under the IMF Stand-By Arrangement

Sunday, June, 9 2019    

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) announced on Friday that it is inviting students, representatives from the financial sector, and other stakeholders to participate in a public lecture on its main campus on Tuesday, June 11. Read More

WHO classifies burnout as 'occupational phenomenon'

Sunday, June, 9 2019    

The World Health Organization (WHO) has formally classified a phenomenon that's casually been bandied about the workplace for the past few decades at least — Burnout. Read More

Following her father's footsteps

Sunday, June, 9 2019    

The constant theft of her family's livestock made Sonique Bennett's dream of studying veterinary science a challenge. But not one to give up, having adopted the trait from her father, the 24-year-old is today an award-winning bull trainer, and a recent graduate of the... Read More



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