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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...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 1:07 AM
Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

"Out of Many, One People" is Jamaica's motto, which speaks to the uniqueness as a people, the individual thoughts, attitudes, and cultures that come together to make us one as a people.But many children in school may feel closer to "Out of many,...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

We continue our journey delving into the rich history of Jamaica, today we find out about the Silver Commemorative Candelabrum.Silver Commemorative Candelabrum - East Queen Street Baptist Church,1846.The ornate Victorian Candelabrum was commissioned...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It may seem like a big jump from studying ancient hominins to coywolves, but for palaeoanthropologist Lauren Schroeder, understanding the hybridisation of a modern species may provide important clues about the evolution of early humans.Schroeder...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Book: The Mystical Qigong Handbook for Good HealthAuthor: Dr Glenville AshbyReviewer: Jack Magnus for Readers' Favourite, Kentucky, USAThe Mystical Qigong Handbook for Good Health is a nonfiction self-help book written by Glenville Ashby. Ashby has...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

This summer, the National Youth Service (NYS) placed approximately 25,000 young people in internships across the island. Last year, the target was approximately 15,000, which suggests that the Government sees the value of these internships and the...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:35 AMAshish Jhingran

At some stage in your life you might have taken an IQ test and compared your intelligence quotient score with that of Einstein, who is considered a benchmark of intelligence; if not, you would have at least heard the term IQ or Intelligence...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:11 AMIan Randle

Jamaicans have always been known to travel far and wide, seeking opportunities for higher education.Although many students are attracted to the Ivy League universities e.g. (MIT, Princeton, Harvard) some of them go to other colleges and universities...

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