Career & Education

High schools to debate reparation

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB), in collaboration with the National Council on Reparation will be staging a debate competition under the theme 'From Enslavement to Reparation', as part of its year-long series of activities on... Read More

50-year-old Biomedical awards med tech scholarship

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

To mark its golden anniversary, Biomedical Caledonia Medical Laboratory has launched a scholarship programme to help a final-year medical technology student at the University of Technology complete his/her studies. Read More

Mico foundation in US donates to the university college

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

The newly formed Mico University College Foundation of America (MUCFA) has donated $3 million in scholarships and student assistance to The Mico University College for the 2018-2019 academic year. Read More

Judy-Ann Chung: a dose of persistence

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

When Judy-Ann Chung applied to study pharmacy at university she knew her parents — a restaurant server and a taxi operator — couldn't afford the $1.3 million-a-year price tag. Read More

Eight young Jamaican entrepreneurs participate in YLAI 2018

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

The US Embassy in Kingston describes them as bold, creative, and true representatives of Jamaica's future. In other words, bright. They are the eight young entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellow... Read More

Big up, boss ladies!

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, September, 23 2018    

On Friday, September 21 we celebrated Business Women's Day… well, hopefully at least some of us did. It was an opportunity to celebrate the value female leaders bring to the world of work, especially considering the powerful legacy of lady leadership (the Triple L... Read More

Principal of the Year launches online mentorship, coaching programme for young colleagues

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

The LASCO/Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Principal of the Year 2018, Howard Salmon has unveiled a specially designed online platform which will facilitate leadership training for new and budding principals. Read More

Anastasia Fraser is JN Scholar for St Andrew

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

At 12-years-old, Anastasia Fraser already knows the importance of living a balanced life. Read More

Hype, no substance

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

Both audible gasps and “I told you so's” followed the results of the People's National Party vice-presidential race at its 80th anniversary conference when the previously booted Damion Crawford garnered the most votes to be crowned one of the party's four VPs. But commentator Dr... Read More

'Bible course taught me more than church'

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

Several students of Whole Life College, a training and leadership institute in Kingston which prepares people for Christian ministry, say its courses have taught them more than a lifetime in church has.One of them is Deidre -Ann Thompson, a recent graduate. Read More

WINDALCO invests $8 million in back-to-school programme

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO) has invested $8 million in a back-to-school programme benefitting students in St Catherine, Manchester, St Ann, Clarendon and St Elizabeth. Read More

Are paralegal assistants in demand in Jamaica?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, September, 23 2018    

Dear Career Adviser:  Read More

J'can awarded China scholarship

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

Jamaican student Tagera Ottey has received a $5-million scholarship to study medicine in the People's Republic of China, courtesy of China National Pharmaceutical Corporation (Sinopharm). Read More

Junior Walker: An ICON for St Ann

Sunday, September, 16 2018    

Growing up as one of 10 siblings, St Ann native, Junior Walker always dreamed of studying architecture and becoming one of Jamaica's most renowned architects and lecturers. But when his mother migrated in 2004 and his older sister became his primary caregiver, dreams of that pursuit slowly... Read More

Coping with back-to-school anxiety

Karla Hylton | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

September signals a time of adjustment for the entire family as routines and schedules change. Read More



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