Career & Education

This is for mom!

Jayden Ebanks received the highest Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) marks among his peers at St Andrew Preparatory this year. He scored 100 per cent in mathematics, 100 per cent in social studies, 99 per cent in language arts, 98 per cent in science, and 12/12 in communication task. Read More

Going for the win
Jessie Ripoll Primary School is going for the win in TVJ's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz competition, by preparing, with its own intra-school competition which it staged two weeks ago.... Read More

CXC appoints former HEART/NTA head
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has made some key appointments to senior posts effective June 1 and July 1, 2018.... Read More

Disabled among Nestlé Jamaica's 2018 summer internship cohort
Nestlé Jamaica opened its new head office in Ferry Pen, St Andrew (off the Mandela Highway), to 25 young people for summer employment last Monday.... Read More

Glengoffe reviving straw weaving tradition to tackle unemployment

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

A group of teenage boys watching curiously as 85-year-old Olga Stephens demonstrate basic straw-weaving techniques is not a scene witnessed often in the rural community of Glengoffe, St Catherine. But members of the rural community, once considered the mecca of straw weaving in Jamaica, are... Read More

Munro, Hampton take M&M maths competition

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

Munro College and Hampton School dominated the 2018 staging of M&M Mathematics Competition, the finals of which were recently staged in St Elizabeth. Read More

CIPR to establish network in Jamaica

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) International Committee member and accredited practitioner, Richard Rose has announced plans to establish a network in Jamaica for public relations and communications practitioners, and like-minded professionals, interested in discussing and... Read More

Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open July 1

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

The Rhodes Trust has announced that applications for the Rhodes Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year will open on July 1 for most of the Rhodes constituencies. Read More

Don't break your child's sleep regimen during the summer

Karla Hylton | Sunday, June, 24 2018    

The days have definitely become longer and school summer break is right around the corner. As the daylight hours lengthen, many parents become relaxed and a consistent sleep schedule for kids often get thrown out. In fact, sleep is usually one of the most disrupted routines over the summer... Read More

Lessons my daddy has taught me

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

Father: Mark SimpsonChildren: Nathaniel, 8, and Kyle, 10 He has taught us a lot and is always teaching us things. He has taught us to care about others and to think before we act.   Read More

Taking the lead

Debra Fraser | Sunday, June, 17 2018    

Welcome to the first edition of Launching Leaders a bimonthly conversation about leadership and people engagement, better known as human resources. It encompasses leadership strategies, management issues, recruitment, business services outsourcing and just about... Read More

Hundreds to experience university in PCJ/UTech internship programme

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica and the University of Technology, Jamaica on Thursday launched an internship programme they say is designed to afford young people between 18 and 35 years old the opportunity at a pre-university experience. Read More

Damian Cain: Survival of the fittest

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

When Damian Cain left his home and family in Goshen, St Elizabeth, for Kingston over a decade ago in search of better opportunities for himself and his family, little did he realise that his journey would be one requiring the survival of the fittest. He remembers... Read More

A hole in one

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

Organiser of the Jamaica Pro Golf League Series 2018 Major Desmon Brown may just have found himself the first Jamaicans who will qualify for the PGA Tour Latin America Golf Tournament among the 19 Harbour View Primary School students he guided through an introduction to... Read More

Father extends farming legacy with $5-m Red Stripe/JNSBL loan

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

For 69-year-old Antonio Porter, farming is a legacy, a way of life he inherited from his father, and one that he will be able to pass on to his children, thanks to a new partnership between Red Stripe and Jamaica National Small Business Loan (JNSBL). With the approval... Read More


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