Career & Education

Trelawny, St Ann schools win big in JGRA quiz

Sunday, July, 7 2019    

Spring Garden Primary and Infant School from Trelawny and St Ann's Golden Grove Primary School won the parish leg of the JGRA Region 3 Primary Schools Quiz Competition at the end of June, securing $75,000 per team member for each year of high school and $100,000 for... Read More

Okeito Thompson continues family tradition

Sunday, June, 30 2019    

In 2016 Okeito Thompson experienced a severe setback when dozens of his goats died from an unknown disease.He, however, he did not allow the tragedy to derail his efforts in farming. Read More

'For your dream to be LIT, you have to believe it'

Sunday, June, 30 2019    

The auditorium at Kendal Camp in Manchester erupted as Shevauni Powell closed his address to the Mile Gully High School Class of 2019, a week and a half ago.The thunderous applause and a standing ovation were evidence that his words had resonated. Read More

Over 80 Sagicor Foundation scholarships up for grabs

Sunday, June, 30 2019    

The Sagicor Foundation Scholarship programme is accepting applications from tertiary and secondary school students for the 2019/2020 school year.The financial services giant announced last week that it will be awarding 87 scholarships for the new year. Read More

What if employer refuses to pay statutory deductions?

Sunday, June, 30 2019    

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Cuba must preserve its identity

Wednesday, June, 26 2019    

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From the track to the farm Ricardo Chambers uses hydroponics technology in Manchester

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

Ricardo Chambers enjoyed a prolific career on the track. Specialising in the 400m, the Olympian represented Jamaica at several international track meets. But three years ago, he walked away from it all. Read More

PEP students did fairly well but much work to be done — Samuda

BY KIMONE THOMPSON Associate editor - features thompsonk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 23 2019    

MINISTER without portfolio in the Ministry of Education Youth and Information, Karl Samuda has said that while there is work to do, the results of the inaugural sitting of Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is an indication that the education system at the primary level is headed in the right... Read More

Digital safety over the summer

BY DR KARLA HYLTON | Sunday, June, 23 2019    

Summer is here once again with long days and short nights, and parents are once again scrambling to find ways to occupy their children. Read More

Russian embassy offering free language course at UWI

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

THE Embassy of the Russian Federation in Jamaica has been offering free Russian language classes here with a view to developing initial language skills in that language. Read More

Mastering Malmö

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

THERE'S something to be said about individuals who see the world as their oyster. They take chances. They create opportunities. They are always ready to tap into their own potential. Read More

Building on dad's legacy

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

Ask 20-year-old Christon Jones why he is pursuing agricultural studies with hopes of specialising in veterinary medicine and he'll tell you in one word — dad.His father, Christopher Jones, owns and operates a cattle farm in Steerfield, St Ann. Read More

What difference does my e-mail address make?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, June, 16 2019    

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Mona Heights takes 2019 Western Union IPLEDGE Primary Schools Debate title

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

Mona Heights basked in the glory of lifting the Western Union IPLEDGE Primary Schools Debate trophy in downtown Kingston on Wednesday. Read More

NGO inspires young people to get involved in peace building

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

The non-governmental organisation (NGO) Youth Inspiring Positive Change JA Limited is seeking to engage young people as effective agents of change in the peace building process through a Youth for Peace JA National Campaign. Read More



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