Government to pay for 8 CSEC subjects for PATH students

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

The Government has announced that it will pay examination fees for up to eight CSEC subjects for students on the Programme for Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) who qualify to sit the subjects. Read More

Red Stripe adds four courses to Learning for Life curriculum

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Desnoes and Geddes Foundation and HEART Trust/NTA on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to introduce four new programmes under the foundation's Learning for Life project. Read More

Calm parenting leads to smarter kids

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Kids can be a handful. I know! They can lead to enormous stress, especially if they know just how to “push your buttons”. They throw tantrums, they misbehave, and can have you chasing them all over the house, or restaurant, or supermarket. Such is the the frustration and... Read More

Microsoft provides free office software to schools

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information recently signed an agreement with software giant Microsoft to provide administrative staff, teachers and students at several school islandwide with free access to Microsoft Office 365 tools such as OneNote, Word, Excel,... Read More

Welcome to Sagicor

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Some 100 ambitious young professionals from universities across the island will be spending the next six weeks spread across Sagicor Group as part of the organisation's Summer Mentorship Programme. The students, assembled here outside the R Danny Williams building, Sagicor Group Jamaica's head... Read More

UCC to offer courses through leading online educator Coursera

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) has announced that it has established a partnership with Coursera, the world's leading online, on-demand video education provider, to provide professional-development training programmes to thousands of... Read More

Stop griping and grow up!

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Dear Career Advisor, Read More

Community colleges to access funds to strengthen course delivery

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

The island's community colleges are to receive support to strengthen the delivery of technical education programmes and to provide market-relevant, quality training to disadvantaged youth under a memorandum of understanding between Family Health International (FHI) 360... Read More

CMU student welcomes opportunity to hone skills in Germany

Friday, June, 30 2017    

THIRD-YEAR Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) student Winston Chambers has been offered a scholarship to train at the DNV GL in Germany. Read More

MASSY awards GSAT scholarships to students of Balmagie, St Patrick's primary

BY SASHA ROWE Career & Education writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

TWENTY students from the Waterhouse, Seaview Gardens, and Riverton City communities who were recently placed by the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) will breathe a little easier in high school thanks to the Massy Distribution group. Read More

Jamaican youth to be awarded Queen's Young Leader this week

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Jamaica's Abrahim Simmonds, co-founder of the Jamaican Youth Empowerment through Culture, Arts and Nationalism (JAYECAN), will be received by Her Majesty The Queen in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. Read More



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