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Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:08 AM
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 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Ease the stress,Worry less,Do your best,Take a restKeep stress at bay,Make time to pray,Don't delay,Exercise todayLaugh out loud,Don't lose hope,Trust the Lord,You can copeBe grateful,Not hateful,Just be free,Forgiveness equals...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WITH HIGHER education being a tradable commodity in the international market, the government is taking steps to introduce a higher education act to facilitate growth in that sector of the economy. In addition, the government is setting up a task...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A group of students lined up, glitter in their eyes, itching to move forward and be the first ones to get in the front. This was not a line to grab their favourite treat here, rather, the excitement was all about getting a sapling to plant in their...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Who doesn't remember the flying hummingbird? Air Jamaica was more than an airline. it was an icon, something every Jamaican could relate to, and till date many of us would have fond memories of flying or even seeing an Air J aircraft take off or...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMCornel Bogle

Too much time has passed for me to recall the context of this scene, but it stands out before me nonetheless. In my first year at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, I found myself in the presence of the indomitable Carolyn Cooper, giving...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Leadership for Success: The Jamaican School ExperienceEditors: Disraeli M. Hutton and Beverly JohnsonCritic: Dr Glenville AshbyPublishers: University Press, Mona, JamaicaRatings: EssentialLeadership for Success: The Jamaica School Experience offers...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMGen Clacken

It is not an uncommon experience the slow death of droning words that accompany a million slides of content of a presentation, which was commonly referred to as "death by PowerPoint", a tool that is often used for content delivery today. To address...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:08 AM
Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

What do Iron Man and Batman have in common? Yes, we know they are superheroes in their own right, but in their 'normal' persona, the lives of Tony Stark and Bruce Wayne would be in disarray if Jarvis and Alfred Pennyworth weren't ensuring that all...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMAshish Jhingran

With the proliferation of Internet in general and social media in particular, living without the hand-held device called 'SMARTphone' might make us look very DUMB.The rapid development in information and communication technology (ICT) has brought...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Since 2006, the MultiCare Youth Foundation, based in downtown Kingston, has been conducting the Art on the Street programme. Every Saturday morning, approximately 30 children from Parade Gardens and surrounding inner-city communities across Kingston...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The role of the principal requires leaders who are dedicated, committed and are able to go above and beyond in an effort to raise the profile of the schools under their charge and position them as institutions of choice.To help in this venture, the...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Twenty teachers from six primary and secondary schools participated in a process drama workshop held at the St Michael's Primary School on Tower Street in Kingston on October 13, 2017. Hosted by The MultiCare Youth Foundation (MYF), the training was...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

If we say that the world has changed, it would be as cliched as saying that we use smartphones, which, apart from being a desired piece of technology to own, has brought information to the palms.When was the last time you needed information and...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Celebrating Jamaica's history through its culture and tradition today we showcases a symbol from the revelry of Jonkunoo.Cow HeadThe Cow Head is among a plethora of possible characters such as Pitchy-Patchy, Devil, Warwick, Belly Woman, and Horse-...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Many school administrations at the primary and secondary level have been grappling with the gap between the academic performance of boys and girls. The challenge has been how to improve the performance of the boys without undercutting the attention...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCheryl Peltier-Davis

At the age of 12, when prompted by my primary school teacher to write about what I wanted to do when I left school, I wrote a two-page essay on what my dream job was: a flight attendant.Fast-forward 39 years later and that essay would read quite...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAnn-Margaret Lim

As a student at the St Andrew High School for Girls, on a certain bench at lunchtime on a certain part of the compound, goose bumps would take me, and you couldn't tell me otherwise that my ancestors weren't under my feet.Jamaica had plantations...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

This bright, energetic, motivated millennial is passionate about achieving difficult organisational goals and inspiring work teams while staying focused on the big picture of national development and economic growth.These are the qualities that...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

'Jamaica Moments' was launched in Kingston 15 years ago. it is a collection of haiku poetry written over a period of 30 years. Each time American poet L.A. Davidson visited the country, she captured moments to remember in the exquisitely concise...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 1:56 AMAmitabh Sharma

Most Jamaicans would remember, and perhaps swear by Lada, the no-frills, no-nonsense car from the erstwhile USSR. That was in the 80’s – a time and era that seems as far distant as that icon on four wheels. The world has changed in...

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