Career & Education

Trained teacher can't find work

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

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Latin America increases presence in world university rankings

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Latin America has increased its presence in the elite annual Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, but the 2019 report suggests that universities in the region struggle to ascend as economic pressure and increased... Read More

Model student

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Naki Depass is at a near picture-perfect crossroads in life. Enrolled at t he University of the West Indies, Mona where she's a third-year accounting major, the college student devotes as much passion to mastering mathematical... Read More

14 Caribbean nationals win CCRIF scholarships for 2018

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Regional parametric insurance organisation CCRIF SPC announced its 2018 scholarship winners a week ago, naming 14 Caribbean nationals who won a share of US$129,000 to pursue studies in areas related to disaster risk management. Read More

UWI among top 5 per cent of universities in the world

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has broken into the T imes Higher Education ( THE ) World University Rankings for the first time, appearing at 591 out of the 1,258... Read More

Teaching the adult learner

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Learning is a complex process of acquiring knowledge which begins at birth and hopefully continues until death. But the human ability to learn and recall information differs for all individuals, particularly so when comparing adult learners to their young... Read More

THE releases World University Rankings for 2019

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

TIMES Higher E ducation (THE) published its 2019 edition of the prestigious World University Rankings on Wednesday at THE's World Academic Summit at the National University of... Read More

How big are your dreams? How big are your dreams? How big are your dreams?

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

The theme of the We Inspire Girls to Be Strong Women 2018 high school tour — 'How big are your dreams?' — is a message of hope that speaks to the power of knowing what one wants and using that as the foundation on which to create limitless... Read More

Young local engineers to work on Alpart, Gansu projects

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Approximately 60 engineering graduates, who are currently upgrading their skills upgrades in China, will be engaged in the expansion of the Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO)/Alpart bauxite refinery and the development of Gansu Industrial Park and Special Economic... Read More

High schools to debate reparation

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB), in collaboration with the National Council on Reparation will be staging a debate competition under the theme 'From Enslavement to Reparation', as part of its year-long series of activities on... Read More

50-year-old Biomedical awards med tech scholarship

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

To mark its golden anniversary, Biomedical Caledonia Medical Laboratory has launched a scholarship programme to help a final-year medical technology student at the University of Technology complete his/her studies. Read More

Mico foundation in US donates to the university college

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

The newly formed Mico University College Foundation of America (MUCFA) has donated $3 million in scholarships and student assistance to The Mico University College for the 2018-2019 academic year. Read More

Judy-Ann Chung: a dose of persistence

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

When Judy-Ann Chung applied to study pharmacy at university she knew her parents — a restaurant server and a taxi operator — couldn't afford the $1.3 million-a-year price tag. Read More

Eight young Jamaican entrepreneurs participate in YLAI 2018

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

The US Embassy in Kingston describes them as bold, creative, and true representatives of Jamaica's future. In other words, bright. They are the eight young entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellow... Read More

Big up, boss ladies!

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, September, 23 2018    

On Friday, September 21 we celebrated Business Women's Day… well, hopefully at least some of us did. It was an opportunity to celebrate the value female leaders bring to the world of work, especially considering the powerful legacy of lady leadership (the Triple L... Read More



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