Career & Education

Facey rewards students with maths scholarships

JESSICA TIMOLL Career& Education writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Despite struggling maths averages in the Grade Six Achievement Test over the last seven years, Facey Commodity through its TANG brand has continued to invest in the subject by awarding scholarships to students who aced the paper. Read More

Overcoming your maths anxiety

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Maths is not just something you have to learn, it's something you have to do — and that horrible fear that you can't do it is maths anxiety. Read More

Mexico opens 2019 scholarship call for international students

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

The Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) has issued an invitation for foreign citizens to apply to the 2019 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students. Read More

Got what it takes to be a manager? Part III

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Last week we reviewed in some detail the first five of 10 management skills employers are looking for when selecting management talent. They were:• Performance Management• Supervising Others• Conflict Resolution Read More

Am I employable?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Dear Career Advisor: Read More

CXC to release 2018 results August 10

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Grenada is to host the release of the results of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)-administered May/June 2018 examination in two weeks' time, on Friday August 10, 2018. Read More

Summer reads

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

There's nothing like reading to ward off summer learning loss and keep children and young adults engaged during the long, lazy days of summer. Whether at the beach, poolside, or on the pillows before bedtime, these titles should keep them more than entertained. Here is our third set of... Read More

Kadeen's comeback

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

 When Kadeen Black got pregnant at age 17, many thought that was the end of her life prospects, but a few weeks ago the 29-year-old front desk agent at Sandals Montego Bay was named the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA) Hotel Employee of the Year for 2018. Read More

Dane Warren: Triumph in the face of adversity

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

He's the face behind the 2018 fourth place Old Harbour High School Challenge Quiz team — 23-year-old coach Dane Warren. Read More

Skills key to success in changing world — Green

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Many believe that the fourth industrial revolution is on its way, but State Minister with responsibility for youth in the ministry of education, youth and information Floyd Green believes it's already here because of the major role in plays in everything, from science... Read More

Summer reads

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

There's nothing like reading to ward off summer learning loss and keep children and young adults engaged during the long, lazy days of summer. Whether at the beach, poolside, or on the pillows before bedtime, these titles should keep them more than entertained. Here is... Read More

Look out for early counsellor tells teachers

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Even as they take advantage of the downtime of the summer holidays, a mental health counsellor is advising members of the teaching profession to watch for early warning signs of stress in themselves and among their students when they re-enter the classroom in September. Read More

HEART targets 14 per cent increase in training intake

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

State minister for Educati on, Youth and Information, Floyd Green says the Government expects a 14 per cent increase in the number of students trained in HEART Trust/NTA programmes this year. Read More

Sagicor unveils $12-million reno at three basic schools

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Sagicor Foundation recently reported that the three schools it adopted in the 2017/2018 school year — AME Basic School in Portland Cottage, Clarendon; D Frank's Early Childhood Institution in Greenvale, Manchester; and Haughton Grove Early Childhood Institution in... Read More

Buff Bay High latest recipient of renovated science lab from Digicel

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Students in grades 7-9 at Buff Bay High School in Portland will walk into a newly renovated science lab outfitted with new equipment when they return to school in September. Read More



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