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Erica Taylor: The woman for the job

Being told “it's a man's world” does not faze Sandals Marine Division's only female shipwright Erica Taylor.Instead, it motivates her. Read More

Wigton solar thermal course to teach there's more to solar than photovoltaics
“When you hear about solar most people think of panels and photovoltaics, however that is only one application of solar energy,” Wigton Windfarm's Managing Director Earl Barrett explained. ... Read More

Don't send in a poor application!
Dear Career Advisor:I am the proprietor of a medium-sized business which employs over 50 full-time workers in addition to seasonal workers. Consequently, we frequently receive applications from people seeking employment. I have been noticing a worrying trend; many...... Read More

Ja National Service Corps multipurpose building set to improve training delivery
The Government says it's on a mission to implement programmes aimed at empowering young people through skills training and work placement opportunities.Speaking at the official opening of the $500-million Jamaica National Service Corps (JNSC) Multipurpose Building at...... Read More


Sunday, February, 16 2020    

Custos Rotulorum of St James, Bishop Conrad Pitkin (third left) and councillor for the Spring Garden Division in St James Dwight Crawford (second right) cut the ribbon to officially open the Logos Hope book fair to the public, following a ceremony aboard the ship docked in Montego Bay on... Read More

JSSE targets support for Alpha Institute

Sunday, February, 16 2020    

The Consulate of Jamaica in Philadelphia, last week, formalised its commitment to raise capital for the Alpha Institute in Jamaica so that it can continue to provide training and other opportunities for the young men it serves. Read More

New HEART will be a 'total training institution'

Sunday, February, 16 2020    

The Human Employment and Resource Training National Service Training Agency Trust (HEART/NSTA), the entity created out of the recent merger of the HEART Trust, the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning, the Apprenticeship Board, and the National Youth Service, has embarked on a... Read More

UWI Open Campus and ACCA sign MOU

Sunday, February, 16 2020    

This is a “long overdue relationship”, said pro vice-chancellor and principal of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Dr Luz Longsworth at the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Association of Chartered Certified... Read More

HEART trainees attend STEAM conference in National Career Awareness Week

Sunday, February, 16 2020    

Hundreds of HEART trainees and other students from all over Jamaica grasped the opportunity to get exposure to hands-on demonstrations as well as new and emerging careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at... Read More

The entitled child epidemic

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, February, 16 2020    

As loving parents we want our children to have everything we desired when we were children. We want to protect, pamper, provide, and praise our children, but we often end up inadvertently creating a “me, me, me” epidemic. Read More

JMMB lifts staff

Sunday, February, 9 2020    

COWORKING spaces, a nod to the ever-changing demands of the modern working environment, are usually designed for the independent worker and are marketed to creatives, start-ups, small- and medium-sized enterprises, telecommuting and work-at-home professionals, and people who travel... Read More

CXC makes key appointments to leadership team

Sunday, February, 9 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) announced on Friday that, as it activates its digital transformational agenda and repositions as an enterprise that facilitates regional integration and development, it has appointed two senior members to its... Read More

Full STEM ahead

Sunday, February, 9 2020    

STUDENTS from 30 high schools across the island will convene in the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium at Jamaica College at the end of the month for the second staging of the FIRST® Tech Challenge Jamaica National Robotics Championship to determine which school has built the best robot, and... Read More

Nikolae's journey

Sunday, February, 9 2020    

Jamaican Nikolae Beckford left her job in marketing two years ago to volunteer on board the world's largest floating book fair, the Logos Hope. She is one of three Jamaicans among 400 volunteers from across the globe who are currently serving on the ship, scheduled to be in Jamaica from... Read More

SRC to conduct Conversations in Science series

Sunday, February, 9 2020    

The Scientific Research Council (SRC), as part of its 60th anniversary commemoration, will be staging its 'Conversations in Science' series, and is inviting secondary and tertiary institutions to participate in the first session, slated for February 11. Read More


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