Career & Education

Jamaica’s Michelle Thomas up for Commonwealth award

Saturday, March, 11 2017    

Twenty-five-year-old ttorney-at-law Michelle Thomas of Jamaica is a finalist in the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. Read More

Airy Castle readies for GSAT despite fire, no electricity

Saturday, March, 11 2017    

Less than a week before its students sit the high-school qualifying Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), Airy Castle Primary School in St Thomas has no electricity and does not know when the utility will be restored. Read More

Correction

Saturday, March, 11 2017    

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Should I study forensic accounting?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Saturday, March, 11 2017    

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Five high schools to be built in five years, says Reid

Friday, March, 10 2017    

Education, Youth and Information Minister Senator Ruel Reid says five new high schools are to be built across the island to ease overcrowding. Read More

New UTech degree to fill green economy gap

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

 The topics of energy and climate change are increasingly dominating conversations from the grassroots to the lecture room and boardroom, but there are precious few locals qualified in the area. Enter the University of Technology, Jamaica. Read More

UCJ’s quality assurance week starts tomorrow

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

The University Council of Jamaica, which rubber stamps tertiary education courses and the institutions which offer them, will this week observe Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education Week. Read More

Beckles’ day!

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Mayor of the City of Hartford in Connecticut, Luke Bronin declared last Thursday, March 2, 2017 "Sir Hilary Beckles Day". Read More

Talk like a sailor

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

There is a treasure chest of nautical terms and phrases hidden in common English, including ‘gaff’, ‘to cut and run’, ‘groggy’, and ‘aloof’. Here are a few:Bullseye Read More

How can I finance my tertiary education?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Saturday, March, 4 2017    

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PHOTO: Deaf we can!

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

The Deaf Can team of Fabian Jackson (left), assistant manager, and Stephen McFarlane, manager for the Caribbean Centre for the Deaf’s Kingston campus, make their winning pitch to judges during the JN Foundation’s Pitch for Purpose competition at the Jamaica Pegasus two Fridays... Read More

Deaf we can!

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Social enterprise Deaf Can Coffee has won itself a million-dollar award for topping the inaugural Pitch for Purpose competition mounted by JN Foundation through its Social Enterprise Boost Initiative (SEBI). Read More

TPDCo graduates 21

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Some 21 people from Olympic Gardens are now better equipped to pursue careers, having graduated from the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) Culinary Skills Training Programme. Read More

US$31 million and counting

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Heritage Education Funds International (HEFI) might be celebrating the payout of more than US$31 million in savings and educational assistance (scholarships) to Jamaican families since it opened doors in Jamaica in 1995, but the company is not satisfied. Read More



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