Career & Education

Schools awarded seed funding for social enterprise projects

Sunday, June, 9 2019    

T he eight schools in phase two of the British Council's Social Enterprise in Secondary Schools Programme each recently received close to $100,000 in seed funding to kick-start their projects. Read More

Teaching our children to reason

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, June, 9 2019    

Thinking happens automatically, but we don't always think critically or logically. For that to happen, and for good and robust thinking to become second nature, as with everything else, practice is required. Read More

'At the end of every occupation there's a dollar sign'

Sunday, June, 2 2019    

As a child, Lawrence Lynch was accustomed to seeing his grandfather toiling on his farm in St Thomas. The farm, which featured livestock and vegetables, provided the financial support that Zedekiah Duffus used to support his 11 children. Read More


Sunday, June, 2 2019    

Petrol distribution and marketing company RUBiS Energy Jamaica Limited (RUBiS) undertook several projects to engage children at Adastra Basic School in Rockfort during Child Month, including Children's Day and Labour Day. The company, headquartered on Windward Road, has... Read More

Who run the world?

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, June, 2 2019    

My , how things and times have changed. If you went into a coma about five or so years ago and just regained consciousness, you'd be surprised at the updates regarding the progress made on gender equality in particular. One needs to look no further than the #MeToo... Read More

'Make yourself a brand'

Sunday, June, 2 2019    

SENIOR human resource director at the Ministry of Health and Wellness Gail Hudson is urging nurses, the largest group in the public health sector, to create brands of themselves as a means of improving the perception of the profession. Read More

Versan sends off 320

Sunday, June, 2 2019    

Versan Educational Services hosted a prize-giving and send-off ceremony for its students who have secured places in colleges and universities abroad for 2019-2020, many on full scholarships. Some 320 students filed into the Gold Room at The University of the West Indies Mona campus for the... Read More

Paymaster goes to school

Sunday, June, 2 2019    

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Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Duhaje Jennings became curious about bees while he was growing up in St James. The little 'critters', as he calls them, stung him on several occasions but that only served to deepen his interest, an interest that would later evolve into his very own business — DADA B's, the largest... Read More

Carl's calling

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

From a trainee electrician to technical service manager, it has been almost 50 years since Carl “Zaza” Ennis answered 'his calling' to work at Appliance Traders Limited (ATL). Read More

How do I negotiate an attractive salary package?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, May, 26 2019    

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'Fashion is trillion-dollar industry'

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

The global fashion industry grew by about 5.5 per cent annually over the last decade, and Jamaican young people are increasingly being urged to explore careers in the field. Read More

Reggae Girlz

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Forget the traditional lawyer, doctor, teacher. Five-year-old Kharie Burke of Obistan Kinder Prep wants to become the coach of the country's female football squad, the Reggae Girlz, so she dressed the part, down to the whistle on her school's career day last Wednesday.   Read More

Summer internships

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

• NCB 2019 Innovation InternshipThe National Commercial Bank (NCB) is seeking big thinkers and tech stars to be a part of the financial firm's digital and agile movement through its Innovation Internship. Read More

Four new courses for community colleges

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Community colleges islandwide have added four industry-relevant programmes to their curricula — Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Bachelor of Science in Social Work; Associate of Applied Science in Agro-Processing and Business Management; and Associate of Applied Science in Health and... Read More


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