Career & Education

Andreas' advice

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

ONTARIO, Canada — ANDREAS Mendes is about to complete his degree in information technology at York University and is awaiting the start of a one-year internship at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in September, which he hopes will lead to permanent... Read More

UWI Open Campus making mark

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Described as the best-kept secret in Jamaica and the English-speaking Caribbean, the 10-year-old University of the West Indies Open Campus (UWIOC) has been quietly making a mark on the region's tertiary education landscape. Read More

Summer reads

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

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Cooking for children

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

A s she has done for the past seven years, chef, caterer, and event manager Jennifer Esty Davis has carried on the legacy of the late Dr Heather Little-White by continuing to offer Cooking for Children, a three-week summer programme to help children... Read More

'Better three hours too soon than a minute too late'

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Punctuality has been a pet peeve of mine ever since I can remember. Read More

Charles to receive NCU honorary degree

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has announced that it will be conferring Speaker of the House of Representatives Pearnel Charles with a Doctor of Public Service honoris causa at its 95th commencement service on the university... Read More

Three games that build brain power

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Most people would find the phrase “educational games” to be an oxymoron, because aren't games, by definition, supposed to be all fun? Read More

Career Advisor

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

I just graduated from fifth form and I am awaiting my CSEC results. I have applied to two universities and have received provisional acceptance at both, pending my achieving the respective entry requirements. My acceptance is for a different programme in each institution. I completed the... Read More

Michael's on top

BY JESSICA TIMOLL Career & Education writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Jamaican illustrator Michael Talbot graduated at the top of his class of about 300 at Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts this summer, and was named student addressee. Read More

Three awarded for acing GSAT communication task

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Three students — one from each county — who scored full marks in the Communication Task paper of the 2018 Grade Six Achievement Test have been awarded a share of $125,000 to cover back-to-school expenses as they prepare for high school. Read More

LASCO awards nine girls for GSAT performance

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

A senior high school student had some sobering advice for nine girls about to start that leg of their educational journey this September. Read More

Facey rewards students with maths scholarships

JESSICA TIMOLL Career& Education writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Despite struggling maths averages in the Grade Six Achievement Test over the last seven years, Facey Commodity through its TANG brand has continued to invest in the subject by awarding scholarships to students who aced the paper. Read More

Overcoming your maths anxiety

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Maths is not just something you have to learn, it's something you have to do — and that horrible fear that you can't do it is maths anxiety. Read More

Mexico opens 2019 scholarship call for international students

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

The Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) has issued an invitation for foreign citizens to apply to the 2019 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students. Read More

Got what it takes to be a manager? Part III

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Last week we reviewed in some detail the first five of 10 management skills employers are looking for when selecting management talent. They were:• Performance Management• Supervising Others• Conflict Resolution Read More



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