Career & Education

CXC to provide students with e-certificates

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados-based Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) says it will provide students across the region with e-certificates following a successful trial period. Read More

The Big 'O'

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, March, 10 2019    

In a world still characterised by patriarchal domination, it's natural that the working world also reflects disparity when it comes to women in top corporate and government positions. That inequity is equally evident when we examine the statistics about equal pay for... Read More

Lunching and learning

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

Twenty students from high schools across the island who were awarded LASCO Money Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) scholarships this school year to offset examination fees in principles of business, principles of accounts, information technology, economics and French or Spanish,... Read More

How do I write a statement of intent?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, March, 10 2019    

Dear Career Advisor:I have decided to make a career leap of faith and I'm interested in applying to a Master's programme overseas. One of the requirements of the application is a statement of intent, but I am not a fan of essay writing. Can you offer any guidance about how... Read More

Is it 'I wish I were' or 'I wish I was?

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

Picture it. You're texting your buddy, and you type out “I wish I were.” But there's that pesky autocorrect trying to change it to “I wish I was”. Is autocorrect messing with you, or are you about to commit a grammar faux... Read More

More support for PATH students

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

The Government has increased allocation to the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH), which will expand support for students at various levels of the education system. Read More

Towards new possibilities

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

VERE Technical High School in Clarendon hosted its annual career forum for upper sixth form students at the school in February, under the theme, Moving Forward: Steering Towards New Possibilities. As explained by the school, the forum was institutionalised to convince students about the... Read More

Shevar Ellis: Possibility thinker

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation scholar Shevar Ellis knew he was destined for greatness. Read More

Career awareness

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

FEBRUARY was Career Awareness Month at The University of the West Indies, Mona, observed under the theme 'Strategic Partnerships for Advancing Your Career'. The activities, executed by the Placement and Career Services Department, included an ethics seminar on dressing appropriately for the... Read More

We need a roof!

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Christiana Leased Primary and Infant School in north-east Manchester is in dire need of a new roof. Read More

Beware 'Momo', education ministry warns

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

The Ministry of Education has moved to warn educators about the so-called Momo Challenge encouraging children to engage in increasingly terrifying and destructive behaviour, culminating with suicide. Read More

Skip the cubicle and become a commercial electrician instead

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Designing , installing, and repairing electrical systems in commercial buildings is the job of a commercial electrician. Read More

CMU hosts career fair

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

OVER 200 final-year students of Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) converged on/at the PetroCaribe Development Building on the campus at Palisadoes Park on Tuesday to do interviews with some 20 corporate companies and firms, hoping to land jobs upon completing their degree programmes this... Read More

Astronomical Association of Jamaica donates 3D posters to Jamaica Society for the Blind

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

IN a bid to open up the cosmos to the unsighted, the Astronomical Association of Jamaica (AAJ) has donated four 3D tactile posters to the Jamaica Society for the Blind (JSB). Read More

Kiwanis New Kgn celebrates kids

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Kiwanis International celebrated Kiwanis Kids (K-Kids) Week from February 18-22, with each day having a different emphasis to encourage service at home, at school, in the community, and among family members. Read More



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