Career & Education

JWN Foundation to share $17m among 275 students

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

WITH individual awards ranging in value from $25,000 at the secondary level to $450,000 at the tertiary level, J Wray & Nephew (JWN) Foundation has pledged to award 275 students in communities in proximity to its operations at Appleton Estate in St Elizabeth, New Yarmouth Estate in... Read More

Words to know for your first year of college

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

A student's first year of university or college can be an exciting but also intense time of transition. There's a new campus to get used to, friends to make, passions to discover, and new words to learn. Read More

A tale of two passions

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

WHEN Roshedo Williams isn't in class at the University of Technology, Jamaica, where she is pursuing a law degree, she's running a farm in Hartland District, St Catherine. Read More

JN to award 37 PEP scholarships next week

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

JN Foundation announced on Thursday that it will be be awarding five-year scholarships to 37 students who performed well at the inaugural sitting of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP). The awards reception is scheduled for Sunday, September 8. Read More

The secret to effective student-teacher

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, September, 1 2019    

School is just about to resume and some parents and students may be anxious about the new school year, the prospect of a new school, and new teachers. Read More

Inspiring Eddie-Ann

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

Phillip Ramson, managing director, Chas E Ramson Limited, and Kathryn Silvera (right), advertising and marketing manager, Foska Oats, walk recipient of the 2019 We Inspire Girls Social Change scholarship, Eddie Ann Gordon through some company business. Gordon, who is about to enter grade... Read More

Canada to diversify int'l student intake

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

CANADA'S new five-year international education strategy is calling for greater diversity, innovation and global ties. Read More

How do I sell myself for a new job?

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

Dear Career Advisor: Read More

EduCom awards $2.17 million in scholarships

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

E ighty-six students entering high schools and a range of tertiary institutions across the island have received their share of over $2 million from EduCom Co-operative Credit Union towards their schooling for the 2019/2020 academic... Read More

Teen ACHIEVERS Pt 1

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

As teens ourselves, we celebrate with our peers who performed outstandingly in this year's Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exams. We know it was not easy; and just making it through the period of immense pressure from our teachers, parents, and friends is something... Read More

Farm queen at heart

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

As National Farm Queen for 2019, Aniecea Wiggan is eager to serve. Her experience in the field of agriculture has prepared her for the journey, one through which she intends to implement agricultural training centres across the island, while encouraging more and more young... Read More

'Pay back those student loans!'

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

Chevening scholar and University of the West Indies graduate Dainalyn Swaby is urging students who benefit from student loans to make the necessary sacrifices to repay so that others can access the facility. Read More

Education or experience — Which is better?

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, August, 25 2019    

The general consensus is that attaining higher education presents one with more employment opportunities. Consequently, the more advanced the accreditation achieved, the more a candidate will have his or her pick of attractive positions. While this is mostly true, there... Read More

Sorry, there is no 'perfect' résumé

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, August, 25 2019    

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'Don't allow poverty to prevent you from achieving'

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

AT the risk of sounding clichéd, a junior banker took the opportunity last week to impress upon a cohort of young people from bauxite mining communities from South Manchester that education is the surest opportunity they will get to improve their lives and those of their families. Read More



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