Career & Education

IGT donates care packages in support of young mothers

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

INTERNATIONAL Game Technology (IGT) has donated care packages for young mothers at four locations of the Women's Centre of Jamaica Foundation, and to Mary's Child, the Mustard Seed Communities' residential home for teen mothers in crisis. Read More

UWI Open Campus offers online course in transformational leadership

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

APPLICATIONS are now open at The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus for a groundbreaking online course in transformational leadership to equip Caribbean leaders and technical managers in the public and private sector, as well as civil society and development organisations,... Read More

Sagicor Foundation hosts health tour for adopted schools

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

SAGICOR Foundation has set the tone right for the 2018 school term by hosting its back-to-school health tour for its three adopted schools –AME Basic School in Clarendon, D'Frank Early Childhood Institution in Manchester, and Haughton Grove Early Childhood Institution in... Read More

VTDI trainees receive scholarships in entertainment and event management

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

TWELVE students of the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) have been awarded scholarships to pursue the two-year entertainment and event management associate degree offered at the institution. Read More

A quick look at the Primary Exit Profile (PEP)

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

THE Ministry of Education, Youth & Information has announced that the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) will replace the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) in 2019. Read More

UWI students going to China on software engineering programme

Friday, February, 9 2018    

Twenty-five University of the West Indies (UWI) students at the Mona campus in Jamaica are scheduled to travel to Suzhou, China, later this year to complete the third and fourth year of a joint BSc software engineering programme. Read More

Improving concentration in your young child

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, February, 4 2018    

YOUNGER children are generally super active, exuberant, curious and always running around. This makes it difficult to sit them down and have them focus on a single task such as homework. This can be frustrating, and you may be tempted to give up. But one of the last things to develop in children... Read More

Maxfield Park Children's Home appeals for a bus

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

THE Maxfield Park Children's Home does not have its own bus, a situation highlighted by Emprezz Golding, television host and chairperson of the home. As such, the children at the home cannot be transported to events or excursions. Read More

Afasha Foster, Samaro McBean awarded PwC scholarships

By JOSIMAR SCOTT Career & Education reporter | Sunday, February, 4 2018    

AFASHA Foster and Samaro McBean were awarded the 2017/18 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) scholarships at the company's Kingston offices on January 16. Read More

Turning your hobby into a business

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

WHAT do you do when you need a decorative desk organiser for your work station but cannot find one in a store or online that appeals to you? The solution is to make it yourself, especially if you are artistically inclined. Read More

Letters of accreditation

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

Professor Stephen Vasciannie, President, The University of Technology, presents Professor Nilza Aples, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Computing, with the official letters of accreditation from the University Council of Jamaica for the faculty's bachelor of engineering in industrial engineering... Read More

Rewriting norms in Croatia with children's same-sex family book

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

ZAGREB, Croatia (AFP) — In Croatia's first children's book about “rainbow families”, two mothers help their son Roko to put on his skis. It's part of a simple story aimed at changing attitudes in the staunchly Catholic country. Read More

Six to get AFUWI awards

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

SIX accomplished professionals, all with Caribbean roots, are to receive awards from the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) at the 21st annual awards gala in New York on Thursday, February 22. Read More

Reboot, reform, take charge

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

JMMB Group recently hosted another seminar in its JMMB Her Wealth Inspired Women Series, under the theme 'New Year, New You: Reboot. Reform. Take Charge' at the newly opened BMW showroom. Read More

Managing lengthy meetings

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, February, 4 2018    

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