Career & Education

Guardian Group Foundation awards some $7m in scholarships and grants

Sunday, July, 28 2019    

For the upcoming academic year Guardian Group Foundation will donate about $7 million in grants, bursaries, book vouchers and supplies to students across the island, as part of its thrust to positively impact communities. Read More

EduFocal spotlights excellence

Sunday, July, 28 2019    

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, the online learning platform EduFocal hosted its seventh annual Excellence Awards at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Read More

Step inside my office

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, July, 28 2019    

Being asked to meet with your manager is enough to give anyone cause for pause. Your mind starts racing, searching for your latest alleged transgression; thinking, “what did I do now?” Read More

Son of the soil

Sunday, July, 28 2019    

What career does a past student of de Carteret College, who later studies finance and international business at the University of Technology, Jamaica, pursue? Farming, of course! Read More

'Bring your projects!'

Sunday, July, 28 2019    

Jamaica Promotions Corporation (Jampro) is seeking new investment projects across 12 sectors to promote for local and international investment. Read More

What to study to become a Customs officer

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, July, 28 2019    

Dear Career Advisor:My daughter wants to become a customs officer or an immigration officer. She has decided to do the Bachelor of Science Degree in Customs Processing, Freight Forwarding and Immigration. Is this the right field of study? Read More

Photos: Top of the mountain

Sunday, July, 28 2019    

GB Energy Texaco Retailer Annette Wong-Lee presents certificates to Dejonae Walsh and Armani Burnette, this year's Top Girl and Top Boy at Mountain View Primary School at their recently held graduation ceremony. Walsh will be attending Holy Childhood High School in September, while Burnette is... Read More

Dillion Grant - the aspiring geneticist

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

For as long as he can remember, Dillon Grant has wanted to do something major not just for himself, but something that will have national impact. Read More

Increasing number of J'cans studying in Canada

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

There is growing demand in Jamaica for Canadian education, Canada's high commissioner to the country, Laura Peters has said. Read More

Gordon-Morrison is Sandals Negril’s Manager of the Year

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — She doesn't usually like the spotlight, but when she copped the coveted title of MVP (Manager of the Year) at Sandals Negril's annual Prestige Awards, soft-spoken Spa Manager Denise Gordon-Morrison soaked up some of the rays. Read More

Rose Gordon celebrates PEP success

By Jason Tulloch Career & Education writer tullochj@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 21 2019    

Results of Primary Exit Profile (PEP) now in hand, Rose Gordon Kindergarten and Preparatory School in Kingston is singing the praises of the night-time classes it staged to prepare students for the exam. Read More

Stick to a sleep schedule, even over the summer

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, July, 21 2019    

The summer break offers a chance to loosen up on the rigid schedule of school. However, not all customs should be changed. One of the most disrupted routines over the summer is our children's sleep schedule. This leads to what is considered a summer 'sleep... Read More

Security guard seeks career change

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

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220 tertiary students to benefit from BGLC Education Grant

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) has announced that it will provide tuition assistance for more than 200 students for the 2019-2020 academic year, and has extended an invitation to students who are already attending or are about to enter any tertiary... Read More

Kingston Wharves donates projector to Union Gardens Infant

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

As part of its ongoing support for the Union Gardens Infant School and to boost the school's interactive learning programme, Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) last week donated a projector to the early childhood institution located on Daffodil Avenue, near Tinson Pen... Read More



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