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How to write an effective objective or summary statement — Pt 2

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, November, 17 2019    

Dear Karen,As promised last time, we will continue with our response to your query regarding suggestions for writing effective career objectives or summary statements this week. Read More

From chef to farmer: the Ramon Rowe story

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

In the beginning, St Thomas-based farmer Ramon Rowe had no intention of making farming a career. After all, he studied culinary arts and had a satisfying job as a chef.However, one day he decided he wanted more. Farming was the answer. Read More

NCU to discuss smart learning technologies

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

Several local and international experts in instructional technology will be among the presenters at Thursday's symposium to be hosted by the Distance Education Centre at Northern Caribbean University under the theme, 'Distance Learning: The New Classroom'. Read More

J'can named valedicatorian at Canada university

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

Former principal of Allman Town Primary in Kingston and LASCO/Ministry of Education Principal of the Year 2015/2016, Kandi-Lee Crooks-Smith headlined one of two commencement services at Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) in Canada last Sunday as a valedictorian of... Read More

Childhood stress and learning: towards trauma-informed schools

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, November, 10 2019    

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), referring to traumatic events in childhood (0-17 years), have become so commonplace in everyday life that one can hardly turn on the television or listen to the radio without hearing about horrific experiences that children, not only in Jamaica but... Read More

RYEEPing from the soil

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

With a family of seven to support financially, Althea Dunkley decided to pursue agriculture as a business. After all, her parents had taught her about farming from a young age. Read More

NCU tops debate invitational

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Northern Caribbean University's (NCU's) 'C' team emerged as top debaters and created history two weeks ago as the first NCU team to win the invitational debate series spearheaded by the Mandeville-based institution. Read More

Show me the money

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, November, 3 2019    

The legacy of the garment manufacturing industry which was buoyant in Jamaica in the 1980s and 1990s is that it created the perception that all outsourced business process services are created equal. Nothing could be further from the truth. Read More

Canada invites Jamaican students to explore 'world of possibilities' at 9th annual education fair

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

The High Commission of Canada in Jamaica will host more than 30 Canadian post-secondary institutions in Jamaica from November 4 to 8, 2019 for its annual Study in Canada education fair. Read More

In Grandpa's footsteps

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Upon returning to Jamaica after completing a BSc specialising in e ngineering e conomics at People's Friendship University of Russia last year August, Dwayne Wellington struggled to find a job in... Read More

The science of learning

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Educators have a justifiable interest in comprehending the mechanisms and nuances of brain development, with particular interest in the process of learning.  After all, education is about promoting and enhancing learning. Read More

City & Guilds accredits Wigton's energy courses

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab, the capacity- building and talent development arm of Wigton Windfarm Limited, has been awarded City & Guild sAssured Status for its four major courses. Read More

Latin resurgence?

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Latin may be a dead language, but its frequent appearances in popular culture makes one wonder whether there is a real resurgence. Read More

Honey, chocolate, pimento

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Oran Davidson became a bee farmer six years ago while he was in high school at Cornwall College.The lot fell to him when his father passed away, but it was not uncharted territory. Read More

Digicel awards scholarships to tech-savvy university students

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Ten members of Jamaica's next generation of innovators are now pursuing another year of tertiary-level studies, having received scholarships valued at $145,000 each from Digicel. Read More


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