Career & Education

This is for you,dad

WHILE many Jamaicans were ringing in the start of 2018 with merriment and best wishes for the new year, 23-year-old university student Shameel Brown was mourning the loss of her father. And two Fridays ago, while some of her classmates at The University of the West Indies, Mona celebrated their... Read More

HEART introduces new GIS courses
The HEART Trust/NTA on Tuesday announced the release of new courses in geographic information systems (GIS) that are expected to significantly improve GIS training and certification locally.... Read More

Reid hails CMU for training 21stcentury workforce
Minister of Education, Youth and Information Ruel Reid has commended the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) for its commitment to training a highly skilled workforce to meet the needs of the labour market in the 21st century.... Read More

Hundreds descend on Canada education fair
Scholarships and other forms of finanical assistance were foremost on the minds of hundreds of students from high schools across the island who descended on the Canadian college and university fair at Spanish Court's Worthington, last Monday and...... Read More

Jevaughn Gordon is 2018 St Catherine

Sunday, November, 11 2018    

JUST one week after St Jago High School successfully argued to win the debate competition on retroactive reparatory justice for African enslavement, one of its students, Jevaughn Gordon, emerged the winner of the Junior Councilors Debating contest and was last Tuesday robed 2018 Junior Mayor of... Read More

Our children are worth celebrating everyday

Karla Hylton | Sunday, November, 11 2018    

The fast-approaching Christmas season — a time for celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ — has got me thinking about celebrations in general, and it occured to me how entrenched they are in our culture and how much value and interest they add to our lives. Read More

The pursuit of a singing career

Sunday, November, 11 2018    

Starting a career in the music industry — where jobs range from the technical to the creative, from business and legal to therapy and coaching — can be daunting, but it can be as fulfilling, awe-inspiring, profitable, and purpose-driven as any other career... Read More

'I adored studying in Jamaica'

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

November 2 will remain a special day for University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona graduate Akiera Paterson, not only because it is her birthday, but it was also the day on which her dream of studying in Jamaica was culminated with her presenting the valedictory speech for the faculties of... Read More

Mico increases financial aid

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

The Mico University College on Tuesday hosted its annual scholarship awards ceremony where 40 students received financial aid in the amount of $7.6 million. Read More

St Jago wins reparations debate

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Retroactive reparatory justice from Europeans for African enslavement is entirely possible. Read More

EducationUSA college fair 2018

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Representatives from over 40 US colleges and universities were on a two-day recruiting drive in the island on October 22 and 23. Read More

The pursuit of a singing career

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Starting a career in the music industry — where jobs range from the technical to the creative, from business and legal to therapy and coaching — can be daunting, but it can also be as fulfilling, awe-inspiring, profitable, and purpose-driven as any other career choice. It requires... Read More

Return of The Invisible Man

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Anyone over age 50 may remember the television series from the 1960s, The Invisible Man. It's the story of British scientist Peter Brady who, while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident and inadvertently turns himself invisible. Eventually, Peter uses the tragic illness... Read More

Gov't seeking partnerships to address soft skills gap

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

THE Government is seeking public-private partnership to close the soft skills gap that exists among the nation's youth. Read More

8 skills STEM classrooms teach for the 21st century

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

STEM classes are much more than a graduation requirement—they teach many of the top skills employers are looking for in their future workforce since they provide a well-rounded worldview, foster a sense of responsibility, and make you a better job candidate in the future and a more... Read More



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