There were far more children than adults in the audience and a balance across the age divide on the programme as Sharryn Dawson's Money Basics for Kids: Financial Literacy for Children was launched last Wednesday.
Jamaicans began writing plays in a focused way in the 1940s and in every decade since then there have been more plays written than in the previous one. Because many of those plays were also produced in the eighties and early nineties, more than 20 new plays were staged commercially.
ONE OF the leading scholars in the area of post-colonial theory and literary studies, Professor Helen Tiffin, will deliver the Fourth Edward Baugh Distinguished Lecture on Sunday, June 5, in the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1) at the University of the...
Trinidad and Tobago-born writer Earl Lovelace is looking forward to the public's response to his latest work, It's Just Like a Movie.It was published in January by United Kingdom powerhouse Faber and Faber.Lovelace's novels include...
The Oranges and the Greens are up in arms. They are livid, if you will. For they have been given the unflattering label of 'gangs', thus making them 'gangstas'. It's not true, they are bawling, as rivers of crocodile tears rush down their colourful faces.
After a pilot testing of three years, a mathematics teaching module termed 'Mathematics Scope & Sequence of Content for Secondary Schools' has been presented to the Ministry of Education (MOE) by the NCB Foundation with the aim to improve student performance in the CSEC/CXC Mathematics examination in secondary schools across the island.
The National Gallery of Jamaica recently received the John Pringle Collection, a major donation of 23 paintings by the Jamaican Intuitive master, Mallica 'Kapo' Reynolds. The inaugural exhibition of the John Pringle Collection is currently on view at the Montego Bay Civic Centre, and members of the public are invited to attend.
He's a maverick of the local education system - a man who does things his own way, in his own style. Dr Davidson Daway is well known for his work preparing students for Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) exams using a teaching system he developed himself.
Most Jamaicans would be surprised to think of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) as a 'cultural treasure'. No, it is a military organisation, the nation's last means of defence against insurrection or invasion. But military history reflects changing attitudes and fortunes of the various people who have created this nation.