Career & Education

The fear of flowers The fear of

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

In those parts of the world which experience differentiated seasons, spring has finally sprung — in the northern hemisphere at least — and while many can't wait to fling off the multiple clothing layers of winter, plant gardens and indulge in the beauty and... Read More

New ranking ties universities to SDGs

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

T imes Higher Education (THE) has published the results of the first University Impact Rankings – a pioneering new league table that assesses universities' performance against the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Read More

JamaICAN

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

The eight-foot-high mural at the intersection of Don Head and Hope Road in the busy university district of St Andrew is the doing of 13 students from Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts who Pepsi Jamaica hired for the undertaking. Read More

From mixing to making

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

When young Naasson Brown heard that Red Stripe needed a bartender for its Vibes Sports Club he did not hesitate to apply, and after impressing the interviewers, he landed the job. Read More

Korea seeks ocean science interns

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries is offering two six-month internship placements to candidates from developing states, including Jamaica, under its 2019 training programme. Read More

I don't want to teach anymore

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, March, 31 2019    

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Arlando Dunkley wins 2019 PCJ renewable energy scholarship

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

POSTGRADUATE student at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja) Arlando Dunkley has been awarded the 2019 Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Renewable Energy Scholarship. Read More

iCreate to train KSAMC staff in video production

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

ICREATE Limited and the Kingston & St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to train and certify some 40 young people from the corporation in digital video production starting next month. Read More

Teaching teenagers diagnosed with ADHD

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, March, 31 2019    

There is an increasing number of students being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in recent times. In fact, it is one of the most common childhood disorders, affecting approximately one in 10 students. This means that in a classroom of... Read More

Of 'flim' and 'cerfiticate'

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

Some Jamaicans have a tendency to interchange the 'i' and the 'l' in film, saying “flim” instead. Some also switch around the second and third syllables in certificate, saying “cerFITIcate” instead. Read More

Teachers give Mico maths summit thumbs up

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

The curtains closed on Mico University College's International Mathematics Summit on Wednesday, leaving several teachers and other stakeholders in the education sector excited about mathematics and imparting the knowledge to students in an effort to also get them... Read More

Swiss hospitality school offers part scholarships to Caribbean professionals

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

PRESTIGIOUS Swiss hospitality school Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, in partnership with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF), will provide partial scholarships for Caribbean nationals seeking undergraduate degrees at the... Read More

Honours for Bianca

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

J ohnson & Wales University (JWU) reported on Friday that Jamaican student Bianca Ebanks, a senior software engineering major, was inducted into the university's first class in the Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) International Honor Society for the... Read More

Jobs for water lovers

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

In a nod to World Water Day which was observed last Friday, Career & Education turns the spotlight on water-based careers, whether they are related to conservation, fisheries, life preservation, shipbuilding or sailing. Here is a list of 10 jobs for water lovers in alphabetical... Read More

ABET accredits UWI's electronics engineering degree

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

The University of the West Indies Mona announced on Tuesday that its Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering has won accreditation from ABET Inc, the global accreditor of applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology college and university... Read More



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