Career & Education

Nurses to march to end violence against women in western Jamaica

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

SCORES of nurses will take to the streets of Falmouth on Saturday, May 26, to bring awareness to the issue of violence against women and children. Read More

Look to expand to Alberta, says Jamaican High Commissioner to Canada

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

THE Jamaican High Commissioner to Canada, Janice Miller, says government agencies and corporate companies in Jamaica should look to expand their footprint in Alberta, one of the fastest growing provinces in Canada. Read More

AIM Higher Foundation officially launched

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

ALTHOUGH the AIM Higher Foundation has been in existence for four years, its official launch was held at St Andrew High School last Wednesday. Read More

Farmers, agriculture officers learn sustainable agricultural practices in Japan

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

AGRICULTURAL practitioners across 11 Caribbean countries have concluded a two-week study tour to Japan. The study tour, supported by the United Nations Development Programme's Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP), held a primary focus of transferring knowledge and applicable... Read More

Skills training for small-scale operators in Jamaica’s development minerals sector

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

ONE hundred and twenty small and medium-scale 'development minerals' operators, related professional bodies and business development service providers islandwide will benefit from enterprise and business development skills training as a result of a partnership between the African Caribbean and... Read More

Bog Walk High introduces programme to recognise boys

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

BOYS at Bog Walk High School in St Catherine are being impacted positively by the 'Boys Big-Up Programme', which awards them for displaying good deportment at all times. Read More

Peter Rabbit entertains GSAT students

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

THE antics of Peter Rabbit and his merry band of relatives in the movie Rascal, Rebel, Rabbit provided a fun-filled afternoon for 68 students from Allman Town Primary School, arranged by JN Fund Managers Limited. Read More

Kevin Donaldson: The motivational leader

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

KEVIN Donaldson, young executive at Sagicor Group Jamaica, seems to have been destined for his current role as the Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Investments. Read More

Shanique Fagan: IT is a grand opportunity for girls

By FALON FOLKES Career & Education reporter | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

 SHANIQUE Fagan is grateful for the exposure she received at the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Girls in ICT Day Caribbean Hackathon last year. Read More

Faces of autism Javed Henry: The future accountant

By KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Career & Education reporter | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

WHEN Joan Parker learnt she was pregnant, she expected a healthy, bouncing baby, and right up until her child turned two, she believed things were going as planned. Read More

Laura Smith

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

SOMEONE once said don't let your past define, destroy or defeat you, but rather, let it strengthen you. This is especially true of Sandals South Coast's newly minted Diamond Team Member of the Year Laura Smith. Read More

7-year high school programme to start September

By KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Career & Education reporter | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

COME September, the Ministry of Education (MOE) will formally institutionalise a full seven-year high school programme. Read More

Girls in ICT hackathon spurs interest

By FALON FOLKES Career & Education reporter | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

OVER 800 girls across the Caribbean participated in the International Telecommunication Union's second annual Girls in ICT Day Hackathon last Thursday. Read More

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



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