Career & Education

Earl Mason: Passionate about garment manufacturing

ONE of Earl Mason's proudest moments in his more than three decades of being a tailor was the first time he made a skirt. At that time he was in a sewing class at school and imagined himself stitching it for the prettiest girl in the class. You can imagine how surprised he was to... Read More

Jamaican IVLP participant describes experience as enriching, educational and inspirational
ALLISON Tenn is a dynamic young woman with a passion to see young people realise their full potential. This she does through her profession as a social worker with the Peace Management Initiative (PMI), where she has served since October 2012.... Read More

Carlong Publishers launches upgraded interactive website
CARLONG Publishers has launched its upgraded web 3.0 website — www.carlongpublishers.com — which features increased interactivity, easier navigation and free online teaching and learning tools for students and mature learners.... Read More

Educator to teach children how to study
AFTER spending 20 years in the classroom, Dr Karla Hylton is convinced that students who fail tests and exams don't lack knowledge. They simply don't know how to study.... Read More

Ariel's masterpieces

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

TWO years ago when Ariel Sinclair enrolled in a logistics management programme at the Excelsior Community College, not only did he obtain the qualification he needed, but also a grand idea that he would later turn into a successful microbusiness. Read More

TEACHERS VOUCH FOR BEAUTY & THE BEAST

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Teachers from the Voluntary Organisation for the Upliftment of Children (VOUCH) had a double treat when they attended the Jamaica Junior Theatre Company production of Beauty & The Beast at the Phillip Sherlock Centre at The University of the West Indies on February 4 to benefit the Walker's... Read More

I want to become a cardiologist

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, February, 18 2018    

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Powerful women support each other

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Special advisor to the vice-chancellor on resource development at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Minna Israel (left), paid a courtesy call recently on newly appointed Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) president & CEO Ann-Dawn Young Sang at the company's head offices in New... Read More

PCJ scholarship 'fuels' postgrad engineering student

By JOSIMAR SCOTT Career and Education reporter | Sunday, February, 18 2018    

PETROLEUM Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has named engineering student Shanroy Dennis the winner of its $4-million renewable energy scholarship, tenable at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech). Read More

Michelle Serieux appointed filmmaker in residence in UWI Department of Literatures in English

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

THE Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, has appointed Michelle Serieux as filmmaker in residence. Serieux's appointment is for the second semester of the 2017/18 academic year, and runs from January to May. Read More

Sports, skills training, 'round robins' identified as peace-building efforts that work

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

SPORTS, skills training, education, and the weekly staging of social events referred to as 'round robins' have been identified by residents of four inner-city communities in Kingston as some of the useful strategies employed to foster peace in their communities. Read More

IGT donates care packages in support of young mothers

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

INTERNATIONAL Game Technology (IGT) has donated care packages for young mothers at four locations of the Women's Centre of Jamaica Foundation, and to Mary's Child, the Mustard Seed Communities' residential home for teen mothers in crisis. Read More

UWI Open Campus offers online course in transformational leadership

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

APPLICATIONS are now open at The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus for a groundbreaking online course in transformational leadership to equip Caribbean leaders and technical managers in the public and private sector, as well as civil society and development organisations,... Read More

Sagicor Foundation hosts health tour for adopted schools

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

SAGICOR Foundation has set the tone right for the 2018 school term by hosting its back-to-school health tour for its three adopted schools –AME Basic School in Clarendon, D'Frank Early Childhood Institution in Manchester, and Haughton Grove Early Childhood Institution in... Read More

VTDI trainees receive scholarships in entertainment and event management

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

TWELVE students of the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) have been awarded scholarships to pursue the two-year entertainment and event management associate degree offered at the institution. Read More



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