Career & Education

JMMB lending up to $5.2 million to MSBM students

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

JMMB Bank and The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) have announced a partnership in which they will offer up to 100 per cent financing for postgraduate students in the department's programme, effective April 1. Read More

NCU, CXC agree to transfer of CAPE credits

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Jamaica — Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has entered into an agreement with the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) to award transfer credit to students with Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) certification. Read More

Careers on show at Immaculate

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

THE girls at Immaculate Conception Prep got the chance to interact with people from diverse professions last week, which the school observed as Career Week. The professions featured included aircraft piloting, pharmacy, journalism, make-up artistry, athletics, culinary arts, entrepreneurism,... Read More

When giving up is good

Debra Fraser | Sunday, April, 7 2019    

Twice yearly, many of us make resolutions we seldom keep. There's New Year's Eve — when we most notoriously make all kinds of empty promises — and Lent, when we promise to give things up. Under normal circumstances, it's counter-intuitive to tell someone to... Read More

How do I find jobs that are not listed?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, April, 7 2019    

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CIBC outfits Freetown Early Childhood's reading centre

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

Accepting that the ability to read, one of the first skills taught at school, has far-reaching effects throughout a child's life and into adulthood, Freetown Early Childhood Institution has taken steps to ensure that its students acquire the reading skills necessary to learn and function... Read More

The fear of flowers The fear of

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

In those parts of the world which experience differentiated seasons, spring has finally sprung — in the northern hemisphere at least — and while many can't wait to fling off the multiple clothing layers of winter, plant gardens and indulge in the beauty and... Read More

New ranking ties universities to SDGs

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

T imes Higher Education (THE) has published the results of the first University Impact Rankings – a pioneering new league table that assesses universities' performance against the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Read More


Sunday, March, 31 2019    

The eight-foot-high mural at the intersection of Don Head and Hope Road in the busy university district of St Andrew is the doing of 13 students from Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts who Pepsi Jamaica hired for the undertaking. Read More

From mixing to making

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

When young Naasson Brown heard that Red Stripe needed a bartender for its Vibes Sports Club he did not hesitate to apply, and after impressing the interviewers, he landed the job. Read More

Korea seeks ocean science interns

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries is offering two six-month internship placements to candidates from developing states, including Jamaica, under its 2019 training programme. Read More

I don't want to teach anymore

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, March, 31 2019    

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Arlando Dunkley wins 2019 PCJ renewable energy scholarship

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

POSTGRADUATE student at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja) Arlando Dunkley has been awarded the 2019 Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Renewable Energy Scholarship. Read More

iCreate to train KSAMC staff in video production

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

ICREATE Limited and the Kingston & St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to train and certify some 40 young people from the corporation in digital video production starting next month. Read More

Teaching teenagers diagnosed with ADHD

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, March, 31 2019    

There is an increasing number of students being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in recent times. In fact, it is one of the most common childhood disorders, affecting approximately one in 10 students. This means that in a classroom of... Read More


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