Career & Education

Five high schools to be built in five years, says Reid

Friday, March, 10 2017    

Education, Youth and Information Minister Senator Ruel Reid says five new high schools are to be built across the island to ease overcrowding. Read More

New UTech degree to fill green economy gap

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

 The topics of energy and climate change are increasingly dominating conversations from the grassroots to the lecture room and boardroom, but there are precious few locals qualified in the area. Enter the University of Technology, Jamaica. Read More

UCJ’s quality assurance week starts tomorrow

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

The University Council of Jamaica, which rubber stamps tertiary education courses and the institutions which offer them, will this week observe Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education Week. Read More

Beckles’ day!

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Mayor of the City of Hartford in Connecticut, Luke Bronin declared last Thursday, March 2, 2017 "Sir Hilary Beckles Day". Read More

Talk like a sailor

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

There is a treasure chest of nautical terms and phrases hidden in common English, including ‘gaff’, ‘to cut and run’, ‘groggy’, and ‘aloof’. Here are a few:Bullseye Read More

How can I finance my tertiary education?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Dear Career Advisor: Read More

PHOTO: Deaf we can!

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

The Deaf Can team of Fabian Jackson (left), assistant manager, and Stephen McFarlane, manager for the Caribbean Centre for the Deaf’s Kingston campus, make their winning pitch to judges during the JN Foundation’s Pitch for Purpose competition at the Jamaica Pegasus two Fridays... Read More

Deaf we can!

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Social enterprise Deaf Can Coffee has won itself a million-dollar award for topping the inaugural Pitch for Purpose competition mounted by JN Foundation through its Social Enterprise Boost Initiative (SEBI). Read More

TPDCo graduates 21

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Some 21 people from Olympic Gardens are now better equipped to pursue careers, having graduated from the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) Culinary Skills Training Programme. Read More

US$31 million and counting

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Heritage Education Funds International (HEFI) might be celebrating the payout of more than US$31 million in savings and educational assistance (scholarships) to Jamaican families since it opened doors in Jamaica in 1995, but the company is not satisfied. Read More

Pathways to success

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Carlos Matallana got his first job flipping burgers during the summer of 2002. Read More

Hospitality, tourism scholarships open

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation is accepting scholarship applications until Thursday, March 30, 2017. Read More

PHOTO: Talking careers

Monday, February, 27 2017    

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Celebrating Jamaica part 2

Saturday, February, 25 2017    

Schools across the island celebrated Jamaica Day last week Read More

Is lunchtime included in the eight-hour work day?

Saturday, February, 25 2017    

Dear Career Advisor:I would like to know if, as a government worker, break-time is included in the eight-hour shift.Yours truly,AndrewDear Andrew: Read More



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