Career & Education

Saving the stressed out teacher

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Teaching, rated the most noble profession in the world, also ranks among the most stressful. The reason is clear: educators have to grapple with a multiplicity of issues, from large class sizes, increasing workloads, and difficult behaviour from both students and parents alike. Read More

A passion for pigs

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

FOR as long as he can remember, Renardo Stone has been passionate about agriculture. Read More

Happy Children's Day!

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

SEVERAL students across the island, like these grade one pupils at Melrose Primary and Infant School, and these boys doing morning prayers at Rousseau Primary (INSET), got to trade in their uniforms for brightly coloured T-shirts on Friday as they celebrated National Children's Day. The... Read More

Go to grad school or get a job?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

Dear Career Advisor: Read More

Summer internships

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

• IACHRThe Inter-American Commission on Human Rights' (IACHR's) internship programme, managed in conjunction with the OAS Internship Program, is now open for application. Read More

VPA launches INSPIRE campaign in schools

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

The Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) has launched an INSPIRE strategy campaign in 12 schools across the island in hopes of reducing the incidence of violence against children. Read More

Walk/run events tied to emotional intelligence

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

It's commendable that so many companies are encouraging their team members to be socially responsible in the numerous annual run/walk events tied to worthy causes. They not only provide an obvious public relations opportunity for organisations but perhaps, more... Read More

Summer Internships

Sunday, May, 12 2019    

• IACHRThe Inter-American Commission on Human Rights' (IACHR's) internship programme, managed in conjunction with the OAS Internship Programme, is now open for application. Read More

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Sunday, May, 12 2019    

Often, it's fathers' footsteps in which boys follow.  Read More

Not enough engineers to meet demand, AEROTEL

Sunday, May, 12 2019    

Telecommunications Limited, AEROTEL, has formally launched its 40th anniversary essay competition, a move it said is expected to broaden interest among young people in aviation careers. Read More

Exam techniques

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, May, 12 2019    

So, it's exam season once again and tertiary level students and those sitting external examinations, as well as their parents, are likely stressed and overwhelmed. Internal exams are also just a few weeks away and therefore this is a serious time for students across... Read More

GCSE, AS-level exam papers go missing days before exam

Sunday, May, 12 2019    

UK newspapers reported mid-week that hundreds of students were forced to get replacement test papers for GCSE French reading and writing and AS-level sociology after after a batch of GCSE and AS-level question papers went missing. Read More

Blazing a Trail

Sunday, May, 5 2019    

Thirty years ago, there were very few female engineers. In fact, many females would not have had it on their list of possible career choices. These days however, while the number remains proportionately low when compared to males, it is growing steadily. Read More

16-year-old J'can wins Optimist International Caribbean speech competition

Sunday, May, 5 2019    

Sixteen-year-old Alexandra Vaz displayed her talents as a skilled orator when she won the Optimist International Oratorical Competition Caribbean District finals in April, finishing ahead of 11 other participants from Jamaica, The Cayman Islands, Antigua and Barbuda,... Read More

'Encourage, enable, include me'

Sunday, May, 5 2019    

In recognition of Child Month, observed annually in May, Minister of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI) Karl Samuda has urged the public to redouble efforts to protect the nation's children both in physical and virtual spaces. Read More


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