Career & Education

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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Cornwall College alumni have big plans for 2018

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

EGBERT Clarke of the class of 1977 will lead the powerful Cornwall College Alumni Association of South Florida for the third consecutive year, after the chapter's election on January 21. Read More

University students give back to primary schools

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

UNIVERSITY students Janiel Bryan and Sha nica Thyme have been busy doing philanthropic work. The young women became acquainted through Greenheart International, an organisation which facilitates cultural exchange programmes, personal development opportunities, volunteer... Read More

Teen finds new beginning in art

Sunday, January, 28 2018    

WHEN Rameesh Ramsay convinced his teacher to include him in the group of students who would participate in the InPulse Art Project — a visual art programme — he had no idea how much it would change his life. Read More

Fontana Pharmacy hails its 'three musketeers'

Sunday, January, 28 2018    

THE strength of any business depends heavily on the people it employs. As Fontana Pharmacy approaches its 50th anniversary in 2018, it is celebrating team members who have been crucial to its success, and will be honouring long-standing and dedicated employees. Read More


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