Career & Education

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

Principal of the Year launches online mentorship, coaching programme for young colleagues

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

The LASCO/Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Principal of the Year 2018, Howard Salmon has unveiled a specially designed online platform which will facilitate leadership training for new and budding principals. Read More

Anastasia Fraser is JN Scholar for St Andrew

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

At 12-years-old, Anastasia Fraser already knows the importance of living a balanced life. Read More

Hype, no substance

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

Both audible gasps and “I told you so's” followed the results of the People's National Party vice-presidential race at its 80th anniversary conference when the previously booted Damion Crawford garnered the most votes to be crowned one of the party's four VPs. But commentator Dr... Read More

'Bible course taught me more than church'

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

Several students of Whole Life College, a training and leadership institute in Kingston which prepares people for Christian ministry, say its courses have taught them more than a lifetime in church has.One of them is Deidre -Ann Thompson, a recent graduate. Read More



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