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Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:52 AM

Forty-four students and eight student companies from across Jamaica participated last week in Junior Achievement (JA) Jamaica’s Seventh Annual Technology and Innovation Conference at the University of the West Indies, Mona. They were drawn from...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:09 AM
Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AM

Training for more than 7,000 public and private school teachers is now under way as the Ministry of Education Youth and Information prepares for the Phase 2 rollout of the new curriculum for primary and secondary schools.The National Standards...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AM

EqualityAll men are equal,But what is the quality of our equality?An ongoing sequel,Of cruel comparisons causing calamity.We replaced the kinks in our head,With kinks in our brains of dread,Corrupting our thoughts to what society said;'Til finally...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AMGen Clacken

In 1440, when Gutenberg invented the printing press, the door to knowledge was flung wide open and the 'book', as they knew it then, was never the same again.Today, e-books are further revolutionising how content is presented in the classroom....

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AMCarolyn Morris

How to catch a murderer?As nearly every episode of Law As nearly every episode of Law & Order reminds us, autopsy results are crucial to identifying the suspect and proving guilt. But in Jamaica, where there is a lack of forensic pathologists...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AM

It was an evening at the 2017 JET Programme, send-off reception, as is customary, where accolades poured, toasts were raised, and wishes heaped upon the eighteen youngsters who were due to depart to Japan, to begin their journey as assistant...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AM

While you were hereWhile we were together things were different for meBut how much you meant to me was what I failed to seeA bad dream did not matter because into your arms I would crawlBut now all I cling to after nightmares is the cold, bare...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AMRuth Howard

The mystery and obscurity of the unheralded sometimes carries the greatest allure, and behind that allure lay chapters, waiting to be dusted and reread, reinvented.It is the places we don't know that reveal the most interesting facets of life and...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AMNeil Armstrong

The enthusiasm of 650-plus students about to graduate from high school was on full display at an event to celebrate their accomplishments and to encourage them to pursue post-secondary education."When I say 'I am,' you say 'great'" said educator...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AM

JAD Binders, owned and operated by the Jamaica Association for the Deaf (JAD), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bookophilia on June 29.The MOU formalises arrangements between both entities in which Bookophilia will serve as a retail...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AM

If you were watching TVJ News recently, you would have seen a report discussing the fact that university graduates are having a difficult time finding employment after they have completed their studies.Apart from the usual reasons, such as a...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AM
Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AM

Thousands of people throughout the region had fun experiences with birds and nature in June during the Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival. Dozens of festival events took place on different islands to celebrate the birds that live only here.Activities...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AM

Summer is here, and diGJamaica knows that parents and guardians are on the hunt for activities to occupy these huge blocks of otherwise unoccupied time that have suddenly befallen them and their children. Of course, they're looking for fun, exciting...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AM
Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AM

Book: If I had WingsAuthor: Helen KlonarisCritic: Dr Glenville AshbyHelen Klonaris' If I had Wings captures the harrowing, lugubrious side of existence. Written against the backdrop of Bahamian culture, Klonaris delivers an iconoclastic monument, a...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin

Mathematics has been a challenge for many students across Jamaica, which is not unique to the island, but is a universal phenomenon. The bigger challenge is for the educators, who are toying with ideas on how to reverse the tide and bring positive...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AM

Blooming flowers and the cool shade of trees owe their existence and potency to one simple reason: their roots are well embedded. This fact is often overlooked as everyone is reaping the benefits of the sweetness of the fruits that bear in abundance...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AMNeil Armstrong

Toronto, ON:Luther Brown, principal of the Africentric Alternative School (AAS) in Toronto, says his experience has been good since starting at the school on February 1."The parents are welcoming and supportive, staff are enthusiastic and showing a...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AMGen Clacken

Scientists are in agreement that the human brain operates based on connections, associations, and triggers. They say that the brain does not process information in very linear ways but, rather, iN ways that can seem very random, very non-linear, and...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AM

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) will be partnering with Coursera, an online, on-demand video education provider, to provide professional development training programmes.Using UCC's online learning portal, learners will have access...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:37 AM
Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:25 AM

Robert Hill, a professor emeritus at University of California, Los Angeles, is considered the world’s leading authority on the global influence of Pan-Africanism in the 20th century. The Jamaican historian is also a leading scholar on Marcus...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:07 AM

Sir George Alleyne is internationally recognised as a leader in the prevention and control of medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and chronic respiratory disease. The Barbados-born physician was appointed by former...

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