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J'can named valedicatorian at Canada university

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

Former principal of Allman Town Primary in Kingston and LASCO/Ministry of Education Principal of the Year 2015/2016, Kandi-Lee Crooks-Smith headlined one of two commencement services at Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) in Canada last Sunday as a valedictorian of... Read More

Childhood stress and learning: towards trauma-informed schools

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, November, 10 2019    

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), referring to traumatic events in childhood (0-17 years), have become so commonplace in everyday life that one can hardly turn on the television or listen to the radio without hearing about horrific experiences that children, not only in Jamaica but... Read More

RYEEPing from the soil

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

With a family of seven to support financially, Althea Dunkley decided to pursue agriculture as a business. After all, her parents had taught her about farming from a young age. Read More

NCU tops debate invitational

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Northern Caribbean University's (NCU's) 'C' team emerged as top debaters and created history two weeks ago as the first NCU team to win the invitational debate series spearheaded by the Mandeville-based institution. Read More

Show me the money

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, November, 3 2019    

The legacy of the garment manufacturing industry which was buoyant in Jamaica in the 1980s and 1990s is that it created the perception that all outsourced business process services are created equal. Nothing could be further from the truth. Read More

Canada invites Jamaican students to explore 'world of possibilities' at 9th annual education fair

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

The High Commission of Canada in Jamaica will host more than 30 Canadian post-secondary institutions in Jamaica from November 4 to 8, 2019 for its annual Study in Canada education fair. Read More

In Grandpa's footsteps

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Upon returning to Jamaica after completing a BSc specialising in e ngineering e conomics at People's Friendship University of Russia last year August, Dwayne Wellington struggled to find a job in... Read More

The science of learning

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Educators have a justifiable interest in comprehending the mechanisms and nuances of brain development, with particular interest in the process of learning.  After all, education is about promoting and enhancing learning. Read More

City & Guilds accredits Wigton's energy courses

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab, the capacity- building and talent development arm of Wigton Windfarm Limited, has been awarded City & Guild sAssured Status for its four major courses. Read More

Latin resurgence?

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Latin may be a dead language, but its frequent appearances in popular culture makes one wonder whether there is a real resurgence. Read More

Honey, chocolate, pimento

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Oran Davidson became a bee farmer six years ago while he was in high school at Cornwall College.The lot fell to him when his father passed away, but it was not uncharted territory. Read More

Digicel awards scholarships to tech-savvy university students

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Ten members of Jamaica's next generation of innovators are now pursuing another year of tertiary-level studies, having received scholarships valued at $145,000 each from Digicel. Read More

New Fortress Energy pays tuition for close to 50 students

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Twenty-two full-time undergraduate students of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Caribbean Maritime University who are predominantly STEM majors have had 50 per cent of their tuition for this school year covered by natural gas infrastructure company New Fortress Energy. Read More

Scholarships aplenty for Cornwall College boys

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

One of the first things that a newly enrolled student at Cornwall College learns is that the first chemistry lab in the secondary school system in the entire Caribbean was constructed at Cornwall College. The new student also learns, within a matter of days, that his school has produced... Read More

UWI climbs to top 4% in world ranking

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

At a media conference hosted at The University of the West Indies (the UWI) Cave Hill campus on Thursday, Vice Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles announced that the regional university had climbed the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings, following its debut last... Read More


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