Career & Education

Love children for who they are, not whom you'd like them to be

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Happy new year, all! Let us greet 2019 with a new, improved attitude towards our children. Many of us are so caught up with enhancing our children that we often forget to notice and comment on the 'good' qualities. Read More

The pros and cons of résumé templates

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Dear Career Advisor:Good day. I am writing asking if it is possible to receive an updated template of a résumé. I will be applying for a professional job and would appreciate the assistance.Thank you. God Bless.U Taylor  Read More

The importance of trust in leadership

BY Kimberly R Seymour-Brown | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Who determines who is a 'good leader'? Is it the leader? Is it the team being led? Is it the results that the leader brings? What if the team consistently brings excellent results? Can we assume the leadership is exceptional? I've been ruminating on this for some time,... Read More


Sunday, December, 30 2018    

As if the words to Auld Lang Syne weren't difficult enough to remember, ringing in a brand-new year comes with some particularly befuddling grammar landmines. Read More

Meadowbrook High impresse at US robotics competition

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

ATLANTA, Georgia — Three students from Meadowbrook High School in St Andrew were special guest participants at the Georgia Robotics Invitational Tournament and Showcase (GRITS) earlier this month and impressed competition organisers with their quick thinking. Read More

7 of the hottest jobs for 2019

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

With the constant evolution that is digital technology — think: Internet of Things (IoT), aritifical intelligence (AI), and cybersecurity — there is little wonder that some of the most in-demand jobs for 2019, according to recruiters and career site experts consulted by... Read More

5 reasons to learn a new language

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

We're pretty sure many of you will scribble “learn a new language” on your list of New Year's resolutions for 2019. Learning a new language is always a good idea, but how do you decide, of the more than 3,000 all over the world, which one to choose? Your decision could be based on... Read More

Kansas teen to get high school,

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

ULYSSES, Kansas (AP) — A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma — and a few days later he'll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor's degree. Read More

Gift or present?

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

Especially at this time of year, the ubiquitous season of giving, we'll hear and use the words “gift” and “present” interchangeably. They are synonymns, of course, but how did that come to be? Read More

'Twas the night

Lance Neita | Sunday, December, 23 2018    

THE Christmas story, as told in Luke and Matthew, is a thrilling narrative of those momentous events that took place leading up to the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem. Read More

Christmas presents for language learners

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

There are only two more days until the presents under the tree are unwrapped, but for those of you who have yet to go shopping, or who have room for a last-minute addition or two, we have put together a few ideas tailored for children studying languages in school,... Read More

Institutional accreditation lovely Christmas gift — UTech president

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) last week joined Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies when it was granted institutional accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ). Read More

Former festival queen to be mentor in We Transform programme

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

Kyesha Randall, the 2016 Miss Jamaica Festival Queen, has embarked on the journey of becoming a mentor in the 'We Transform' programme. Read More

Training parents in mathematics can boost student learning — IDB study

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

Parents with low levels of formal education can help their children learn core mathematics concepts and problem-solving skills, a recent study by the Ministry of Education and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has suggested. Read More

Should you put Christmas on your credit card?

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

There's no denying that Christmas is an expensive time of year. From presents and parties to festive food and all the home decor and renovations, it all adds up. Read More


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