Career & Education

NCU adds course in entrepreneurship

BY JOSIMAR SCOTT Career & Education writer | Sunday, March, 4 2018    

Northern Caribbean University (NCU), which has won the National Business Model Competition (NBMC) for each of the four years since the competition began, has added a course in entrepreneurship to its academic offerings. Read More

Tech training programme for unattached youth to start tomorrow

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

Approximately 1,000 unattached youth are expected to start training under the Technology Advancement Programme (TAP) tomorrow. Read More

UTech Jamaica launches press

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

T he University of Technology, Jamaica has launched an academic publishing house to promote the distribution of its scholarly research. Read More

Boys score higher than girls in national quiz

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

Boys outperformed girls in the Jamaica Social Investment Fund's (JSIF) 2017 Science Quiz Competition. Read More

Why should I bother to dress up for an interview?

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

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Heart of Gold

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

If ever there was an expression to describe Donnette Scarlett's climb up the corporate ladder, it would be Napoleon Hill's declaration that, “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success”. Read More

Job Spotlight: GEMSTONE APPRAISER

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

It requires an expert to identify gemstones, since different gem varieties can look quite similar. It is not always easy to tell a sapphire from a tanzanite, or an aquamarine from a blue topaz, for example. And it takes even more skill to separate natural from synthetic... Read More

PetroCaribe presents $2.9 million in scholarships to UTech students

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

Eleven students of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) have been awarded scholarships sponsored by the PetroCaribe Development Fund (PCDF) and valued at $2.9 million. Read More

'Reply-all' annoys me!

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, February, 25 2018    

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Private sector should invest in professional development of staff — Education Minister

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid has called on the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) to collaborate with stakeholders in the education and training sectors to develop professional development programmes for workers across the... Read More

Allow your child to SET GOALS

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, February, 25 2018    

Does your child have goals and dreams? Does he/she set goals? Read More

Billion-dollar boost for youth animation project

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

The Finance Ministry has allocated just over $1 billion to continue the roll-out of the Youth Employment in Digital and Creative Industries Project this year. Read More

PSJ announces establishment of clinical pharmacist post, celebrates 90 years

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

The Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ) has kick-started its 90th anniversary celebrations, announcing the recent acceptance and implementation of the clinical pharmacist post in the public health system; as well as plans to finalise several significant developments... Read More

Earl Mason: Passionate about garment manufacturing

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

ONE of Earl Mason's proudest moments in his more than three decades of being a tailor was the first time he made a skirt. At that time he was in a sewing class at school and imagined himself stitching it for the prettiest girl in the class. You can imagine how surprised he was to... Read More

Jamaican IVLP participant describes experience as enriching, educational and inspirational

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

ALLISON Tenn is a dynamic young woman with a passion to see young people realise their full potential. This she does through her profession as a social worker with the Peace Management Initiative (PMI), where she has served since October 2012. Read More



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