Jamaica Gleaner News
Published: Monday Monday | December 14, 2009
Visually impaired Mico graduate needs urgent help
When Paulette Dowe, a Miconian and senior lecturer at Excelsior Community College, told me about her visually impaired college batchmate, Bertchell Grant, who hasn't taught since leaving college more than 24 years ago, I decided to visit him in Portland... Read More...Veteran teachers lauded at Guy's Hill Primary
Policeman of the Year, Corporal Donohue Crossman, has paid tribute to two stalwart educators who gave a combined 47 years to the teaching profession. Crossman's tribute came during an appreciation service held at the Guy's Hill Primary School on December... Read More...Christmas message: Contribute to the sum of human goodness
Christmas is, for most Jamaicans, a time to take a break from work, for family and friends. In celebrating this holiest of Christian holidays, we should not lose sight of the fact that there are those in the society and among our membership ... Read More...Couple on murder rap applies for bail
Bail applications were made Friday for a man and his girlfriend who are accused of the murder of 58-year-old East Kingston businessman Ruel Isaacs.Supreme Court Judge Martin Gayle will decide on Wednesday if they will be granted bail... Read More...Woodburns treat Cobbla community
Several Jamaicans at home and abroad may have been forced to cut back on what they have to offer others this Christmas, due mainly to the economic crisis which has been affecting the world. But for William Woodburn and his family... Read More...Suffering from our divorce
Q. I am sincerely hoping that you will be able to help my 10-year-old son who is currently in grade five at a primary school and should be preparing for GSAT next year. Read More...Home-schooling can be achieved
To many parents, home-schooling is a daunting task that can only be accomplished by scholars and the very rich.However, Barbara Blake Hannah, mother of Makonnen Blake Hannah, the young whiz who was appointed Government youth technology consultant at age 13 in 1998... Read More...Not a minute to spare!
IN THE beginning, my son was born. He spent most of his time sleeping, even though he woke every few hours to be fed. During the day, I was wary of him resting too much (thanks to The Contented Little Baby by Gina Ford), for fear that he'd be up all night... Read More...Allergies: Keep your children safe at school
Allergic reactions in children can be difficult to manage at school, but an expert is assuring parents that working with school officials is a safe way to confidently manage the condition in the controlled environment... Read More...