Career & Education

CASE interim president targets university status in five years

Friday, October, 13 2017    

INTERIM President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) Dr Derrick Deslandes plans to transform the multidisciplinary tertiary institution into a university within the next five years. Read More

Maggotty High celebrates 'whole' day

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Maggotty , St Elizabeth — Maggotty High School in St Elizabeth has finally replaced the shift system with a whole day structure, and according to principal Sean Graham, all stakeholders are pleased. Read More

Jabari Morgan: A 'National' success

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

If his address were the only judge of his success, then he would probably have been labelled a failure from birth. But like others who were born and raised in inner-city communities and have excelled tremendously, Jabari Morgan is not allowing the 'bad image' of his... Read More

'Best feeling in the world'

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

While nursing is a highly sought- after programme of study in Jamaica due to its high overseas marketability and the ability to greatly impact lives, it is generally unappealing to males largely because of the age-old belief that it is a profession for females and... Read More

XLCR past students donate half a million to alma mater

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Twenty -five students from grades eight to 13 at Excelsior High School were on Monday presented with a combined scholarship of $500,000. Read More

'Pretty Science' accepts SMART board

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Grade four students of Sts Peter and Paul Preparatory Kerissa McPherson and Justyne Alexander, who called themselves 'Pretty Science' for the first SmartKids Egg Drop Competition earlier this year, recently received a SMART whiteboard that was part of their... Read More

Can I get a scholarship with four CAPE subjects?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Dear Career Advisor: Read More

GraceKennedy Foundation awards over $19M in tertiary scholarships

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Eighty -four university students will be able to pursue their studies thanks to scholarships from the GraceKennedy Foundation which recently made its annual scholarship awards at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). Read More

Years of work experience but no certification? UTech, Jamaica can help

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica), has recently announced its foray into prior learning assessment, joining other universities on the island that grant individuals matriculation based on their previous learning and work... Read More

Former Petersfield High students stage reunion to build school gym

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — High school reunions are usually about celebrating the successes of the institution, as much as they are to show off individual accomplishments. For the past students of Petersfield High School, however, the motive has become more... Read More

It might be time for a digital detox

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Today's world is indeed full of screens and there is no avoiding it. They are a useful and necessary part of daily life for most adults and students alike. I will not suggest getting rid of them as they are beneficial tools for learning as well as for recreation. Read More

Jamaica, USAID invest in US$4-million school safety project

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Jamaica is to implement a US$4-million Improved Safety and Security in Schools Project aimed at reducing crime among the nation's youth. Read More

New Fortress Energy awards scholarships to 5 UWI students

Friday, October, 6 2017    

New Fortress Energy on Wednesday awarded scholarships to five students of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus. The students, who are from Clarendon, St Catherine, Kingston, and St James, will each receive $325,000 per academic year, beginning in 2017-2018 and throughout... Read More

IGL 'ignites' with scholarships

Sunday, October, 1 2017    

The Ignite IGL Foundation has awarded scholarships to 10 medical and nursing students at The University of the West Indies (UWI), and bursaries to 22 children of IGL staff members for the 2017/2018 academic year. Read More

Debate — a tool to encourage more dialogue

Sunday, October, 1 2017    

I am firm in my conviction that dialogue eventually solves any conflict, and that as a people, we fail to see its benefits. Being the loudest, attacking the character of the opponent, and using multitudinous creative expletives tend to form the general framework of 'arguing' in Jamaica. Read More


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