Career & Education

PHOTO: 15 years and counting

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Karl Williams (centre), senior vice-president, Group Human Resources and Corporate Service at Sagicor Group Jamaica, shares the limelight with Sagicor staffers who have served the organisation for over 15 years during the company's annual long-service awards on Monday, November 19 at the Terra... Read More

PHOTO: ST JAGO EXCELLENCE

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

CEO of Signarma Jamaica and St Jago High School alumnus Adriel Mckay (left) and Principal Collette Pryce congratulate Gladwyn Scott (second left) and Damario Patterson for outstanding performance at the school's annual prize-giving and awards ceremony of excellence on the school grounds,... Read More

Complete degree or drop out?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, November, 25 2018    

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PHOTO: Barbados pride

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley (6th left); Barbados' Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde (7th left), and Honorary Consul of Barbados to Jamaica Winston Bayley (5th right), with Barbadian students studying at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) at a... Read More

More medical students starting their careers in Spokane

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

SPOKANE, Washington (AP) — This year, more new medical students are starting their careers in Spokane than in Seattle. Read More

Mico University's Romario Prendergast a positive influence for unattached youth

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Bob Marley once famously said, “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires but in his integrity and ability to affect those around him positively.” If there is any truth to these words, fellow Trench Town resident and youth advocate Romario Prendergast is... Read More

Cassava farming: breathing life into Plantation Gardens

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

LUSH vegetation covers the St Thomas countryside south of the easterly flowing Plantain Garden River. Farming is the order of the day for men and women living in the community named for the river, which allows them to put food on the table for their families. One such resident is 59-year old... Read More

Good debt versus bad debt

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Jamaicans are generally raised to believe that they should avoid debt at all costs, but this approach may not necessarily be the smartest. Read More

Civics contest to encourage student engagement in Wisconsin

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) — The Wisconsin Newspaper Association is sponsoring a new civics contests for high schools across the state to encourage students to participate in local and state politics, at a time when older adults are outpacing younger adults in... Read More

New law promotes civics education in US public schools

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

BOSTON, Massachusetts (AP) — A new state law encourages civics education in public schools with the goal of giving students a better understanding of how the nation's political system works and their place in it. Read More

Six in-demand jobs for 2020

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

To say the job market is changing rapidly is a gross undertstatement of the facts. A report by the World Economic Forum asserts that technological advances and demographic changes may lead to the loss of about five million jobs — mostly administrative and white-collar office positions... Read More

Three Jamaicans to get top CXC awards for 2018

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Three Jamaicans are to receive the region's top awards based on their performance in the 2018 sitting of the Caribbean Examinations Council administered high school exit exams. Read More

PEP talk for Allman Town Primary

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Grade six students at Allman Town Primary School should be better psychologically prepared to sit the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) assessment early next year, following a recent motivational intervention by a team from JN Fund Managers, led by managing director Allan Lewis. Read More

Group says millions of Pakistani girls deprived of education

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Millions of girls in Pakistan are still out of school, mostly because the government spends less money on education, a leading international rights group said last Tuesday — a dire warning that follows Prime Minister Imran Khan's promises to offer... Read More

This is for you,dad

Sunday, November, 11 2018    

WHILE many Jamaicans were ringing in the start of 2018 with merriment and best wishes for the new year, 23-year-old university student Shameel Brown was mourning the loss of her father. And two Fridays ago, while some of her classmates at The University of the West Indies, Mona celebrated their... Read More



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