Career & Education

Rainforest treats Iris Gelly teachers

Sunday, May, 13 2018    

The staff at Iris Gelly Primary School is accustomed to paying their own way to enjoy themselves on Teachers' Day. Read More

What kind of parent are you?

By Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, May, 13 2018    

'Authoritative' and 'authoritarian' are words that may easily be confused as they relate to parenting styles. They sound similar, but differ drastically in meaning. They are different approaches to parenting with generally different outcomes, just as the words 'punishment' and 'discipline' are... Read More

Seabed Authority offers Russian marine training programme

Sunday, May, 13 2018    

Russian research and development company JSC Yuzhmorgeologiya has opened six slots for candidates from developing States under its 2018 contractor training programme, the International Seabed Authority (ISA) has announced. Read More

Read to me!

Sunday, May, 13 2018    

Since the programme started in 2003, the goal of Read Across Jamaica Day has been to foster a love of reading among children and thereby increase literacy rates. The programme facilitates the collection and distribution of books to schools, but the highlight is the... Read More

Shantae Shand is off to Lafayette

By FALON FOLKES Career & Education reporter | Sunday, May, 6 2018    

SHANTAE Shand firmly believes that her faith in God contributed to her academic success throughout her school years. A proud beneficiary through the AIM Higher Foundation, her outstanding performance landed her a US$300,000 scholarship to do a bachelor's degree in civil engineering at... Read More

Allydia Mills pays it forward

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

ASPIRING chartered accountant Allydia Mills, 25, wasn't always confident that she would fulfil her life and career goals. As a youngster from humble beginnings and the third of four daughters to her trying parents, Mills grew up between the areas of Waterhouse and Waltham Gardens in Kingston. Read More

Nurses to march to end violence against women in western Jamaica

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

SCORES of nurses will take to the streets of Falmouth on Saturday, May 26, to bring awareness to the issue of violence against women and children. Read More

Look to expand to Alberta, says Jamaican High Commissioner to Canada

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

THE Jamaican High Commissioner to Canada, Janice Miller, says government agencies and corporate companies in Jamaica should look to expand their footprint in Alberta, one of the fastest growing provinces in Canada. Read More

AIM Higher Foundation officially launched

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

ALTHOUGH the AIM Higher Foundation has been in existence for four years, its official launch was held at St Andrew High School last Wednesday. Read More

Farmers, agriculture officers learn sustainable agricultural practices in Japan

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

AGRICULTURAL practitioners across 11 Caribbean countries have concluded a two-week study tour to Japan. The study tour, supported by the United Nations Development Programme's Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP), held a primary focus of transferring knowledge and applicable... Read More

Skills training for small-scale operators in Jamaica’s development minerals sector

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

ONE hundred and twenty small and medium-scale 'development minerals' operators, related professional bodies and business development service providers islandwide will benefit from enterprise and business development skills training as a result of a partnership between the African Caribbean and... Read More

Bog Walk High introduces programme to recognise boys

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

BOYS at Bog Walk High School in St Catherine are being impacted positively by the 'Boys Big-Up Programme', which awards them for displaying good deportment at all times. Read More

Peter Rabbit entertains GSAT students

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

THE antics of Peter Rabbit and his merry band of relatives in the movie Rascal, Rebel, Rabbit provided a fun-filled afternoon for 68 students from Allman Town Primary School, arranged by JN Fund Managers Limited. Read More

Kevin Donaldson: The motivational leader

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

KEVIN Donaldson, young executive at Sagicor Group Jamaica, seems to have been destined for his current role as the Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Investments. Read More

Shanique Fagan: IT is a grand opportunity for girls

By FALON FOLKES Career & Education reporter | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

 SHANIQUE Fagan is grateful for the exposure she received at the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Girls in ICT Day Caribbean Hackathon last year. Read More


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