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Stacey Taylor wins!

Stacey Taylor of Hatfield Primary and Junior High School in Manchester is the 2018 National Mathematics Teacher of the Year.The announcement was made at Mona Visitors’ Lodge in St Andrew, on Wednesday, March 28.Taylor was chosen from a list of 17 regional finalists and five national finalists. A total of 63 primary and secondary school Read More

Wanted: male role models

Corporate executive Xesus Johnston, in response to what he sees as a gap in the socialisation of males, wants more men of his ilk and others to take active roles in the development of young men. Click here to read full story

Unity Primary, CIBC FirstCaribbean take on maths problems

The study of mathematics is transitioning from the abstract to a more manipulative, hands-on approach and Unity Primary and Infant School is working hard to raise the subject’s profile among its students and change negative attitudes and fears associated with it.The school is located in West Rural St Andrew and dates back to the 1800s. Read More

Glam up for Carnival

A year ago when University of the West Indies student Gabrielle Waite signed up for a job opportunity through the University and College Ambassadors (UCA) website, she had no idea that it would inspire her to start her own business.But after six months as part of the student-centred company, the 21-year-old started Gabby Glam Company, Read More

Will you please open the door?

Grade four students of Mona Prep School Shana Alexis Collie and Dijae Esson listen to Alabama-based author and speaker Joyce E Brooks read from one of her books, titled Mr Brown, Will You Please Open The Door? Brooks, who was in Jamaica as keynote speaker at the Carelic Conference hosted by Jamaica Public Service at Read More

PHOTO: All aboard!

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CMU president proposes SEZ for St Thomas campus

President of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Professor Fritz Pinnock says a special economic zone (SEZ) is to be created at the proposed St Thomas campus of the university.The president told JIS News that the institution has positioned itself to facilitate training where development is taking place, and that as the university seeks to set Read More

TAP trainees promised experiential learning

Participants in the Universal Service Fund (USF) Technology Advancement Programme (TAP) will be trained from a well-rounded curriculum, inclusive of face-to-face, experiential and practical exercises. Click here to read full story

Windies to face India, Australia for World T20 warmup matches

The world’s top T20 side, the West Indies, will face India and Australia in the World T20 warmup round. The ICC announced the pre-tournament matches, which will pit the Windies against the host nation India on March 10 and the Australians on March 13; both matches will be at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Other official Read More

Dodgers name ex-Jays GM Anthopoulos as VP of baseball operations

The Los Angeles Dodgers officially announced that former Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos is their new vice-president of baseball operations. Earlier reports said that the Montreal native would join the Dodgers front office, but it wasn’t yet known what he’d be doing. Anthopoulos left the Jays in October after their first playoff run in Read More

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