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Stories by Glenda Anderson

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

TOKYO, Japan:Tokyo weather forecasters have predicted a 70 per cent chance of a major earthquake hitting the country in the next 30 years.This is news which has bolstered a sustained public campaign on what to do should the earthquake happen soon....

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

TOKYO, Japan:Japan's animation industry is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and earlier last month, an exhibition at the anime museum in Tokyo's Suginami Ward was mounted.While the Black Jack and Dragon Ball series and characters like...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:08 AMGlenda Anderson

SENDAI, Japan:Starting this year, the Shichigo Elementary school in Sendai, located in northeastern Japan, will be looking to fully include aspects of disaster awareness in its curriculum.It is the latest in a series of measures by the school to...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

If children are taught the basics of mathematics in a way that they can understand, not only will they learn it well, but they will be able to teach their peers and craft a career path that can literally change the quality of their lives and Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:03 AMGlenda Anderson

Riley Can Be Anything is a 10-page, easy read targeting parents of preschoolers, especially children of colour.In the narrative, Riley, a young black boy, has a discussion with his older cousin, Joe, about what he wants to be when he grows up.Joe's...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

Student and teachers across the island are to benefit from a two-day workshop, set for early September, designed to help them identify children with autism spectrum disorders and to apply strategies in the classroom to help them learn.The workshop,...

Published:Sunday | February 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

Age might just be a number for Kenneth Blake, who, at eighty-two, has only recently pulled back from an active work life, which gave him a chance to be in Jamaica, England, and the United States.Blake tried his hand at creating enterprises, not...

Published:Sunday | February 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

When filming for a project looking at how autism affects children and their families wraps up in Jamaican in late April, it will be a deeply personal mission for New Jersey-based teacher Lena McCalla Njee.Not only is she signed on...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

Jamaicans living in the greater Toronto area in Canada will for the first time be able to join in the election fervour, viewing the voting and counting process across the 63 constituencies, as well as panel discussions, in real time, via satellite."...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

When Sylvain Fabi talks of languages and his love of them, his eyes sparkle a little, his hands come alive and the pitch of his voice raises a notch or two.It is one of two major overlapping interests, which Fabi says clearly define him. The other,...

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