IT was the end of class in my early days lecturing and, as usual, I felt overwhelmed with the students' loud chatter as they moved to their next activity or those coming to me for clarification about something. Enough was enough. I decided that we should replace this frenzy with a state...
More personalised educational solutions coming
AS part of its mission and vision to contribute to teaching excellence and enhancing learners' success, innovative e-learning solutions company One on One Educational Services, headed by CEO Ricardo Allen, in a multimillion-dollar deal has acquired 100 per cent of the Spark Online assets of...
UTech launches Bsc in Mines and Quarry Mgmt
THE University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica has launched a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Mines and Quarry Management.
THE seven-year old Ardenne Alumni Foundation launched an ambitious legacy programme recently in the Ardenne Conference Room on the school compound to garner funds for numerous projects to meet the needs of the school over time to transform the lives of the students who pass through its...More
AFTER being the only Jamaican awarded the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship to pursue a joint master's degree across Europe this year, Shantelle Robinson is imploring others to embark on more international education opportunities.More
AS part of Rotary International's Education and Literacy Month activities, the Rotary Club of St Andrew North has carried out a number of back-to-school projects, at a total cost of $675,000.More
FOR almost three decades, Jamaicans have been playing an important role in owning the results of conflicts through the work of the Dispute Resolution Foundation (DRF).More
AT only 25 years old, Christina Plummer is a high-flyer with a litany of accolades already under her belt, most recently her being commissioned as a justice of the peace (JP) for the parish of St Catherine. The Queen's School alum and project coordinator at the VM Group said she is on a...More
NINETEEN students from two deep-rural communities in north-east Manchester recently benefited from almost $500,000 in scholarships.More
In this photo, Ibrahim Johari Duffus, the 2021-2022 top University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, matriculant, signs the matriculation register at UWI's Welcome and Matriculation Service at the UWI Chapel. Looking on at left are Principal and Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Dale Webber,...More
Bespoke Communications principal Shanique Palmer (left) presents a symbolic cheque to the 2021 Bespoke-CARIMAC Grant Programme recipient Kashauna Atkins (second right) last Thursday, September 9, at The University of the West Indies' (UWI) Caribbean School of Media and Communication...More
WITH headlines screaming the number of people infected or dying in this pandemic, not to mention the hassles with Internet connectivity to complete school and work obligations, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Granted, there's more talk of taking care of our mental health, but how can we...More
THE Kitson Town Primary School Past Students Association has honoured several top-performing students, exemplary academic and ancillary staff, as well and two community teachers.More
THE novel coronavirus pandemic has proved that it pays to be financially independent and many people look to starting their own businesses with the hopes of achieving success. However, starting a business can be very daunting, especially with the economic strains caused by...More