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Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeil Armstrong

Toronto, Canada:Cornel West says that in these times, there is a spiritual blackout which "is the relative eclipse of integrity, the relative eclipse of honesty, the relative eclipse of decency, the relative eclipse of courage".He said that in the '...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A full-length history of the Gibson Relays titled The Gibson Relays: History & Impact on Jamaica's Sports Culture and Social Development, which was commissioned by the Gibson-McCook Relays Organising Committee and covers 41 years of the event's history up to 2014...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Hope - it is a very powerful word, for those who believe in it, live by it, and as it is said, it makes the world go around.Armed with a shipload of books, Logos Hope docked in Kingston. Along with it came a crew of 400 international volunteers,...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Yohan Lee, a recent graduate of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, has been selected for the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. He is one of 15 students who were selected from an...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Toronto, Ontario:Close to 200 people, including 70 students, are expected to attend Canada's first-ever black graduation celebration at the University of Toronto (U of T) this month, which is being said to be an important moment for black students...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Changing demands and new imperatives have propelled school leadership as a policy priority for governments around the world. Increasingly, countries are seeking to align their education systems to the needs of the modern world, and so the...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

There is a feeling that a career in agriculture is not glamorous, and one that the youngsters are not interested in, despite the fact that we need agriculture to stay alive.Agricultural science has never been a popular GCE/CSEC subject for high...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMGen Clacken

It is concern raised by researchers and education policymakers and school practitioners, who tend to agree that we are a visually illiterate society.Visual literacy is defined by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) as "the...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Life unfolds in many manifestations, it is full of joy, excitement, and sometimes it has pleasant surprises in store. Last month, a group of teachers and students from Glenmuir High School in Clarendon got a chance to retrace the steps of history in...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cc:Love By the time you interrupted my existence, I was already so weak that I was ready Ready to fall into the first mirage Of a prince waiting to charm his way into an unfortified psycheBy the time your fingers brushed my lips,they were already in...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMSophia Findlay

The Ardenne Alumni Association (AAA) Mother's Day Concert and Luncheon was organised on Sunday, May 14, at the Destiny Banquet Hall...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Title: At the Tick of TwilightAuthor: Orette. C. BurkeCritic: Dr Glenville AshbyAt The Tick of Twilight is a romantic monologue that celebrates femininity in its myriad forms. Nature in all her splendour replenishes, her plentitude is seemingly...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A group of 25 boys had their eyes transfixed to the television, some intrigued, and others curious, as the scenes from a documentary beamed a day in the life of primary schoolchildren in Japan.It was a morning out from school for these students of...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLaura Butler

In a competitive and challenging environment with so many people applying for jobs, it would be helpful to know what human resource departments and hiring managers look for in a potential employee and what are some of the do's and don't s.In an ever...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is investing US$500,000 (J$65.1 million), to impart training to its engineering team through a collaborative effort between the JPS Learning and Development Institute and Siemens Power Technologies International (...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AM

She was my childhood sunshineThat always shone so brightOffering sympathetic counsel to make things rightNever judgemental or casting blameAlways a word of praise, never shame.Heather was that indomitable spiritThat was never...

Published:Saturday | June 3, 2017 | 11:09 PM
Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:03 AMGen Clacken

Many teachers and parents bemoan the potential of modern technology that distracts students. In the past, it was the television that was accused of turning our children's brains to mush. Today, it is the games they play on mobile and hand-held...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:03 AMGlenda Anderson

Riley Can Be Anything is a 10-page, easy read targeting parents of preschoolers, especially children of colour.In the narrative, Riley, a young black boy, has a discussion with his older cousin, Joe, about what he wants to be when he grows up.Joe's...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareen Cox

Recently, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Clifford Blake spoke about the fact that the police and the courts are unable to keep up with the number of at-risk youth in some communities."When we look at what is happening in the schools, were it a...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMSaudicka Diaram

In a recent class discussion about future jobs and careers, most of my students expressed fear, dismay, and fatigue about their careers after they get their degrees.It is, unfortunately, believed that obtaining certain jobs is not on merit but...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Students from a number of schools in Black River got a chance to witness first-hand the story behind the Zong Memorial, which was initially installed in the town in 2013.The Zong Memorial stands as a monument that immortalised yet another atrocity...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeil Armstrong

Ontario's Education minister, Mitzie Hunter, believes that the province has one of the best education systems in the world.She says that she has seen how teachers, school leaders, and educators are working every day on behalf of students.The...

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