Career & Education

GG appoints 2018 crop of I Believe ambassadors

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Governor General Sir Patrick Allen on Thursday pinned the 37 I Believe Initiative (IBI) ambassadors who will serve for 2018. Read More

Cyber security conference this week

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

The University of the West Indies and its partners will host the fifth National Cyber Security Conference this week under the theme 'Understanding FinTech, Ransomware and Cyber Threats to Governance'. Read More

Students invited to enter Caricom essay competition

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Tertiary and secondary students are invited to enter the CARICOM Energy Month Regional Youth Essay Competition. Read More

Seabed authority introduces Award for Excellence

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

The International Seabed Authority has issued a call for nominations for the Secretary-General Award for Excellence in Deep Sea Research. Read More

Mico Gold Medal awardee: Clinton Hutton

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Over the next few weeks the Jamaica Observer will feature each of the five Mico University College Alumni Association's Gold Medal awardees for 2017. This is the fourth instalment.   Read More

Security ministry, HEART Trust/NTA partner to help rehabilitate inmates

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

T he second of two cohorts of correctional officers from the Department of Correctional Services has started training under the HEART Trust/NTA's Train the Trainer project aimed at equipping them to deliver National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica... Read More

Lasco pays for exams

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

LASCO Financial Services Limited (LFSL) has awarded 14 students from seven high schools across the island awards of $10,000 each to cover fees to sit the 2017-2018 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations in principles of business, principles of accounts, information... Read More

Taking the right 'Rhodes'

BY KIMONE THOMPSON Associate editor - features thompsonk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

When Governor General Sir Patrick Allen personally telephoned Erica Boswell-Munroe on Thursday afternoon to say that he had met her son and found him to be a wonderful person, her heart leaped. Read More

Mico Gold Medal awardee: Jeremy Palmer

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

Over the next few weeks the Jamaica Observer will feature each of the Mico University College Alumni Association's Gold Medal awardees for 2017. This is the third instalment.   Read More

Unmotivated at work

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

Dear Career Advisor: Read More

Are learning styles important?

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

Promoting learning in our children is paramount to their success, but we have to be keen on how best they learn. The way a person prefers to absorb, process, comprehend and retain information is called his/her learning style. Learning styles have been a source of controversy for some time where... Read More

Father, two sons graduate university together

Sunday, November, 12 2017    

If the family that prays together stays together, then something has to be said for the family that studies, and graduates, together. Read More

Mico Gold Medal awardee — Dr Yvonne Shorter Brown

BY FALON FOLKES Career & Education writer folkesf@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 12 2017    

Over the next five weeks the Jamaica Observer will feature each of the Mico University College Alumni Association's Gold Medal awardees for 2017. This is the second instalment. Read More

85 awarded 2017/2018 UWI Open Scholarship

Sunday, November, 12 2017    

Eighty-five students from the four campuses of the University of the West Indies (UWI) have been awarded Open Scholarships for the 2017/2018 academic year. Read More

Sareika Jamieson: A star on the rise

Sunday, November, 12 2017    

WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland — It is often said that we should work hard in silence and let our success make the noise, but on the night of May 19, as Sandals South Coast celebrated its top achievers, Sareika Jamieson's hard work would no longer be silenced. Read More



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