Career & Education

Honours for Bianca

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
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
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

How do I explain being fired?
Dear Career Advisor:... Read More

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



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