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Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:03 AM

Renay Foster has lived a very full life. A Jamaican, she has spent time in the United States and the United Kingdom, coming full circle to reside in her homeland.Raised in a Christian family with parents who are pastors, she grew up surrounded by...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) has announced new initiatives to utilise information communication technology (ICT) to deliver courses and programmes.Speaking on July 23 at UCC's commencement ceremony, Dr Winston Adams, group...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Gen ClackenContributorThere is range of learning resources available via the Internet, and a leading resource is the Khan Academy, a non-profit educational Organisation created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan.Khan Academy hosts one of the largest...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Topes de Collantes, Cuba:Over 200 scientists, teachers and conservationists came together in Cuba earlier this month at BirdsCaribbean's 21st International Conference.Held every two years, the participants had chance to work face to face to improve...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Learning throughout life makes sense. Research shows that it is good for your health, your wealth, your civic engagement, and your family's future prospects. It prolongs your independent life and enriches your quality of life.For companies,...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Emancipation I recall Marley would say,None but ourselves can free our minds,But are we still enslaved,To a green field of dollar sign?We no longer cut the cane,Or work within the house,But when a commercial plays,We cannot do without.No one has a...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMSaudicka Diaram

It is often said that a career in media and journalism would yield few returns and that such a choice would result in the life of a pauper. Fast-forward to fourteen years later, and the media industry has never been more alive, with expansion in new...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Every Saturday morning, approximately 30 children from Parade Gardens and surrounding inner-city communities across Kingston can be spotted on the roadside doing art classes in locations including Fletchers Land, Franklin Town, Rae Town, Olympic...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Bachelor of Arts in Theology and the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology programmes offered by the Midland Bible Institute (MBI) have been accredited by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)."The accreditation of these programmes by the UCJ has...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The fourth staging of the annual EmpowerFest will be held at Eden Gardens Wellness Resort and Spa on Sunday, July 30.Organised by Mind Food International, 20 students will receive $10,000 each to help them with back-to-school supplies. These...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorine LaFont

One of the greatest challenges an author has is finding funding. The dilemma is, where is the money coming from? You have great ideas but do not have the funds, or you do not want to take the risk of taking a loan or asking for financial support...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A donation of $384,000 was made by Dallas-based SHARE Women's Ministry, led by Jamaica-born Pastor Sara Cowan-Conner and her younger sister, Naomi Cowan, to Major Richard Cooke president of the Joy Town Community Development Foundation.The Joy Town...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year's commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates.Zuckerberg said, "They know we didn't actually graduate, right?"To which Gates replied, "Oh, that is the best...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

"It is important for the children across Jamaica to learn about their culture, and if they cannot come to Kingston to learn about their history and that of their country, the information should be taken to them," said Masanori Nakano, ambassador of...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 12:52 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 | 12:09 AM
Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 12:00 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 | 12:00 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 | 12:00 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 | 12:00 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 16, 2017 | 12:00 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 9, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 12:00 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...

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