Career & Education

How do I explain being fired?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

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Private sector supports maths education

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

The Mico University College is singing the praises of the private sector as several organisations have thrown their support behind the univeristy college's International Mathematics Teaching Summit scheduled for March 25-27, at the Jamaica Pegasus... Read More

Bartlett welcomes tourism graduate school

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the establishment of a Graduate School of Tourism which will be based at The University of the West Indies' Western Campus by 2020. Read More

Complement or compliment?

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

These two are commonly confused words because they're pronounced alike and originally shared some meanings. Read More

Local produce will improve children's health – Shaw

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw says a formal national school-feeding programme using local produce will ensure improved health for children and a stable income for farmers. Read More

Social work: A profession worth celebrating

Eva Forde | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

Each March, social workers around the world come together to acknowledge the contributions the profession has made to society. In Jamaica, social workers within organisations and learning institutions organise celebratory events under the themes routinely adopted from... Read More

Employee happiness = business profitability

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

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Resident of the Month

Sunday, March, 17 2019    

HUNTINGTON, WVa — Rahman Barry, MD has been named Resident of the Month of March at Marshall University's Joan C Edwards School of Medicine. Read More

St Jago High students stage mock general election

Sunday, March, 17 2019    

Students' View Political Party (SVP) won four of the seven seats that were up for grabs in the recent mock election at St Jago High School, as part of the social studies curriculum for fifth-form students. Read More

4 soft skills you need to win at work by 2020

Dr Hume Johnson | Sunday, March, 17 2019    

In early 2019, New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, told the World Economic Forum about her soft skills, the foundation of her personal and political brand: “I am very proudly an empathetic and compassionately driven politician...We need to address the... Read More

Mico's maths summit set for March 25-27

Sunday, March, 17 2019    

The Mico University College is partnering with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to host the International Mathematics Teaching Summit from March 25 to 27. Read More

IDB introduces free online courses for education professionals

Sunday, March, 17 2019    

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched two free online courses targeted at education professionals and students from the Caribbean interested in improving their knowledge. Read More

How PORPE can help your child succeed in school

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, March, 17 2019    

PORPE is a learning strategy based on five steps which aid in test preparation and is particularly useful to secondary and tertiary students. The acronym stands for 'Predict, Organise, Rehearse, Practise, Evaluate'. Read More

NCU gearing up to win innovation contest

Sunday, March, 17 2019    

Northern Caribbean University (NCU), winner of the 2018 International Business Model Competition (IBMC), is again seeking to dominate the Development Bank of Jamaica's (DBJ) National Business Model Competition for tertiary institutions at the sixth staging of the event... Read More

How do I fire someone?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, March, 17 2019    

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