Career & Education

Sagicor launches leadership development programme

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

SAGICOR Group Jamaica launched its Leadership Development Programme, SagicorLEAD, on April 17 at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel where 15 talented team members from across the group were announced as part of the first cohort to participate in the programme. The dynamic and performance-driven... Read More

Greater emphasis placed on STEM deliberate, says MOE

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

THE Ministry of Education (MOE) says the greater emphasis placed on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the National Standards Curriculum is deliberate and aims to rebrand the technical and vocational areas. Read More

MOE's special ed policy to be ready for September

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

THE special education policy being formulated by the Ministry of Education (MOE) is expected to be ready for implementation in September. Read More

Schneider Electric launches Go Green in the City 2018

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

SCHNEIDER Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, recently launched Go Green in the City 2018, its global contest to find bold ideas and innovative solutions for smarter, more energy-efficient cities. Read More

Romaine Daley is a winner

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

LOSING his mother at the tender age of seven, just four years after losing his father to migration, could have ruined Romaine Daley's life, but it didn't. Read More

Sandals Group's corporate financial controller enjoys success after derailment of medical career dreams

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

They say some people are born for certain jobs, and for group corporate financial controller and treasurer at Sandals Resorts International (SRI) Deveret Malcolm, this may well be true. Read More

Youth Ministry celebrates J'cans elected to Commonwealth Youth Council

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Jamaican Tijani Christian has been elected to chair the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) for the 2018 - 2020 period, while his compatriot, Michelle Thomas, has been elected to the executive as Representative - Special Interest Groups, the Ministry of Education, Youth... Read More

'Dweet fi di love!'

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Some 300 students and teachers left The Worthington at Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on a high early last week, following an interactive, career-oriented presentation by well known educational leadership professional Dr Renee Rattray. Read More

Boys in Education Week set for April 30

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

The British Council announced on Friday that the second iteration of its Boys In Education Week will be staged April 30 - May 3, 2018, under the theme: 'Supporting a nation of champions'. Read More

OEC names building for Prof Neville Ying

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

The Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC) has recognised its longest-serving chairman Professor Neville Ying by naming a building in his honour. Read More

5 financial habits to develop in your 20s

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Your 20s are the ideal time to set yourself up for a solid financial future, and young people should not underestimate the importance of establishing good financial habits during this period. Read More

Mathematics policy bearing fruit, says Reid

BY KIMONE THOMPSON Associate editor — features thompsonk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

When the National Mathematics Policy Guidelines were introduced in 2013, the Ministry of Education said it was in response to “the unsatisfactory performance of students in mathematics and the low levels of numeracy exhibited by students and graduates of the... Read More

PHOTO: Masters of maths

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

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CAPE students to earn credits

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Students pursuing the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) will have an opportunity to earn credits that will be tenable at certain universities on the island, says Education, Youth and Information Minister Ruel Reid. Read More

Talk to your teens about sex

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

The subject of sex has become so widespread that most kids from the age of four or five have already heard the word and many already have an idea of what it means. The purpose of educating your teen on this subject is so that your... Read More



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