Career & Education

54 trained in film-making

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Fifty-four young people from vulnerable communities across the island have been equipped with skills in film-making, having completed training under the University of the West Indies Community Film Project (UWICFP). Read More

Mico Gold Medal awardee: Mervis Johnson

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

This is the last in a series featuring each of the five Mico University College Alumni Association's Gold Medal awardees for 2017.   Read More

PHOTO: Prime ministerial guest

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Bruce Golding (centre) was guest speaker at the annual Mico University College graduation ceremony held last week Saturday. Here, he is sandwiched by Deputy Pro-Chancellor Dr Ryland Campbell (left) and President Dr Asburn Pinnock. Read More

From the bush to the brewery

St Ann woman challenges gender norms | Sunday, December, 3 2017    

With a chuckle, Ann Marie McGeachy recalls how, after seeking employment on a construction site, she was told by the foreman that she was too pretty for the job. Back then, an unemployed McGeachy was not amused, having a young daughter to feed and few options in the big... Read More

Intelligence is not static: Developing a growth mindset in your child

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, December, 3 2017    

Intelligence is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills”. Many believe that intelligence is fixed, and some parents even refer to their child as a 'dunce' if he or she is... Read More

Hi from Hayes!

Sunday, December, 3 2017    

These two little beauties from Hayes Infant and Primary School — Marissa Clarke(left) and Petashae Dyer — were partof a troupe which performed a cultural piece at Friday's ground-breaking ceremony for New Fortress Energy's gas-fired Read More

Glenmuir edges out Immaculate for maths quiz win

Sunday, December, 3 2017    

In an impressive show of intellect and mathematical prowess, student teams from Glenmuir High and Immaculate Conception competed for the winning trophy in the finals of the inaugural University of Technology, Jamaica Mathematics Quiz Competition last Thursday. Read More

Can I be fired for bad attitude?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, December, 3 2017    

Dear Career Advisor:I find myself in constant conflict with my boss who has recently threatened to fire me. Can I be fired for what my boss calls my bad attitude?Regards, CJ Dear CJ: Read More

Salada, UCA partner to train, hire students

Sunday, December, 3 2017    

The inability to finance tuition fees and later, to secure gainful post-graduate employment are two common woes often echoed by university students. Read More

Lifelong learning key to success — Williams

Sunday, December, 3 2017    

Those who attended the recent Vocational Training and Development Institute (VTDI) graduation at Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference Centre would have come away with one of three take-aways: the continued relevance of vocational ability, the importance of life-long... Read More

Jermaine's artistic journey to success

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

'Talent is not sufficient for longevity in the career'. Read More

LASCO, MoEYI name 13 finalists for 2017-2018

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

The 20th iteration of the Principal and Teacher of the Year competition co-sponsored by LASCO and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI), has announced the 13 finalists for this year. Read More

GG appoints 2018 crop of I Believe ambassadors

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Governor General Sir Patrick Allen on Thursday pinned the 37 I Believe Initiative (IBI) ambassadors who will serve for 2018. Read More

Cyber security conference this week

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

The University of the West Indies and its partners will host the fifth National Cyber Security Conference this week under the theme 'Understanding FinTech, Ransomware and Cyber Threats to Governance'. Read More

Students invited to enter Caricom essay competition

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Tertiary and secondary students are invited to enter the CARICOM Energy Month Regional Youth Essay Competition. Read More



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