Career & Education

Managing the workplace zombie

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, October, 21 2018    

“I see dead people”. At work. Duppies, zombies, ghosts, whichever term you prefer. People who are there but not really there…or are they? (Cue spooky music...). Read More

Barmaid to jockey

BY RUDDY ALLEN Career & Education writer ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 21 2018    

FOUR years ago, Tameka “Barbee” Lawrence was serving drinks in a bar in Spanish Town. Today, she is a licensed apprentice jockey on her way to fulfilling her dream of winning a championship. Read More

PHOTO: Supporting Abilities

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

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PM to push for Spanish as official second language

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

Pointing to the number of Spanish investment projects in the island, Prime Minister Andrew Holness argues that it is of strategic importance that Spanish become the official second language in Jamaica. Read More

US$30 million awarded under tablets in schools project

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

Cabinet has approved two contracts totalling US$30 million to continue the implementation of the Tablets in Schools project. Read More

PHOTO: Supporting Abilities

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

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Tara Nunes: in love with client service

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

MANAGING other people's money and ensuring that thousands of clients accomplish their financial goals may seem like a daunting task. Read More

Five types of engineers

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

You've undoubtedly heard about the familiar engineering fields — mechanical, chemical, civil, and electrical. But there are many other types as well, some of which may surprise you. Despite their specialisation, all types of engineers use maths, science, and technology to solve problems,... Read More

PHOTO: Hope Valley goes digital

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

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Invest more in robotics, Chang tells tertiary institutions

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY — Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang is of the view that tertiary institutions must contribute to nation-building by investing more research funds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. Read More

Prospect Primary has best peace garden

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Prospect Primary School, located at Danvers Pen in St Thomas, is the winner of the Trees for Peace Competition, which was launched by the Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information on Peace Day in March this year. Read More

Trained teacher can't find work - Pt 2

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

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Are we putting too much pressure on our children?

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

We live in an age of perfection. We want the perfect spouse, the perfect house, the perfect career, and perfect children. But we often don't realise that in this quest for perfection we exert pressure on others and potentially damage our relationships with them. Read More

Rodain Richardson: youth motivator and aspiring politician

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Have you ever heard about Chhaupad?Well, if not, it is a social tradition associated with the menstrual taboo most evident on the western part of Nepal in South Asia. Read More

Runaway horse seals young woman's career decision

BY RUDDY ALLEN Career & Education writer allenr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Abigail Able is a part of a growing number of young women becoming more involved in the unique sport of Thoroughbred racing, and at 22, she is determined to make it to the top of the profession and live out her lifelong dream of being a horse jockey. Read More



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