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ICWI Foundation awards over $400,000 to cover CSEC fees

Sunday, December, 1 2019    

Twenty-seven students from nine high schools across the island have accessed over $400,000 in bursaries from the fourth annual Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI) Group Foundation High Schools Essay Competition to cover fees associated with the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate... Read More

Dr C Justin Robinson promoted to professor at UWI Cave Hill

Sunday, December, 1 2019    

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has announced the promotion of Dr C Justin Robinson as the newest professor at The UWI Cave Hill Campus.The appointment took effect October 2, 2019. Read More

JPS pays for CSEC electrical exam

Sunday, December, 1 2019    

The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Foundation has paid the fees for 444 public secondary school students to sit the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) industrial technology (electrical) examination in 2020. Read More

Social enterprise on show

Saturday, November, 30 2019    

Handbags, bows and decor items made by the members of the social enterprise club at Herbert Morrision Technical High School on display at the second annual Social Enterprise in Secondary Schools Expo staged at Spanish Court Worthington by British Council and its partner VM Foundation. The expo,... Read More

Digital learning platform to help students displaced by Hurricane Dorian

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Approximately 1,000 students in The Bahamas who were displaced by the passage of Hurricane Dorian in September will now receive unparalleled academic support with the introduction of a One-on-One digital learning platform.The e-learning programme, which was launched... Read More

With schools shuttered, Haiti children also endure crisis

Monday, November, 25 2019    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — In the middle of the deadly political unrest that has rocked Haiti for more than two months, another crisis is unfolding — most schools are closed, leaving Haitian children with nothing to do and their parents flailing to... Read More

Gayle's goats Young Manchester man makes stable living rearing goats

Sunday, November, 24 2019    

As a child, LaFrance Gayle developed a love for animals. Whether they were dogs, cats or goats, he would often take care of the injured ones that roamed his community of Top Hill in Manchester. Read More

Banking it is! UWI student settles on career path

Sunday, November, 24 2019    

Daniel Levy is well on the way to attaining a BSc in Business and Finance from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) with plans to complete studies next year, and now, having spent an entire day at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank's New Kingston headquarters, he is even more... Read More

9 tips to improve concentration in students

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, November, 24 2019    

Students vary immensely in their ability to focus and concentrate. Some students are fidgety and easily distracted while others have the innate ability to sit quietly and absorb every word the teacher says. It is important to acknowledge that not all children who find... Read More

Sandals, HEART Trust create entertainment management course

Sunday, November, 24 2019    

Sandals Resorts International through its Sandals Corporate University has partnered with the HEART College of Hospitality Services to launch an events planning and management training programme geared towards enhancing the capabilities of entertainment managers in the hospitality... Read More

55 win UWI Open Scholarship

Sunday, November, 24 2019    

Fifty-five new students across the five campuses of The University of the West Indies (UWI) have been awarded Open Scholarships for the 2019/2020 academic year, the university has announced.The scholars are from Antigua, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica,... Read More

Gas station owner's rise to the top

Sunday, November, 24 2019    

Owen Chambers comes from humble beginnings in Juan de Bolas, a little-known old Maroon town in the hills of St Catherine. The last of eight children, with the unfortunate circumstance of not knowing his mother, he had dreams of becoming a doctor but quickly dismissed the seemingly lofty... Read More

British Council hosts Global Social Enterprise Expo tomorrow

Sunday, November, 17 2019    

The British Council will be hosting its second annual Global Social Enterprise Expo tomorrow at the Worthington, Spanish Court Hotel, in New Kingston starting at 9:00 am. Read More

Desrond Gray making his mark in Desrond Gray making his mark in AGRITOURISM

Sunday, November, 17 2019    

Nestled in the community of Norwood Gardens in Montego Bay, St James is D'Boss Agricultural Produce and Exotic Animals. Read More

Planning for success

Sunday, November, 17 2019    

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