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Planning for success

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How to write an effective objective or summary statement — Pt 2

Dear Karen,As promised last time, we will continue with our response to your query regarding suggestions for writing effective career objectives or summary statements this week. Click here to read full story

British Council hosts Global Social Enterprise Expo tomorrow

The British Council will be hosting its second annual Global Social Enterprise Expo tomorrow at the Worthington, Spanish Court Hotel, in New Kingston starting at 9:00 am. Click here to read full story

Desrond Gray making his mark in Desrond Gray making his mark in AGRITOURISM

Nestled in the community of Norwood Gardens in Montego Bay, St James is D’Boss Agricultural Produce and Exotic Animals.What started out as a collection of exotic birds has emerged into one of the most popular tourist attractions in Jamaica’s second city. It boasts over 50 different species of birds, polish chicken, ducks, peacocks, silky chickens Read More

From chef to farmer: the Ramon Rowe story

In the beginning, St Thomas-based farmer Ramon Rowe had no intention of making farming a career. After all, he studied culinary arts and had a satisfying job as a chef.However, one day he decided he wanted more. Farming was the answer.“I wanted to be my own boss, so I decided that farming was the way Read More

NCU to discuss smart learning technologies

Several local and international experts in instructional technology will be among the presenters at Thursday’s symposium to be hosted by the Distance Education Centre at Northern Caribbean University under the theme, ‘Distance Learning: The New Classroom’. Click here to read full story

J'can named valedicatorian at Canada university

Former principal of Allman Town Primary in Kingston and LASCO/Ministry of Education Principal of the Year 2015/2016, Kandi-Lee Crooks-Smith headlined one of two commencement services at Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) in Canada last Sunday as a valedictorian of the graduating class. Click here to read full story

Agriculture and engineering

BRYAN Reid is both an engineer and a farmer.As a child, he would accompany his father Bryan Sr to the farm in Chudleigh, Manchester, and assist with various tasks before going to school. His chores included ploughing soil, picking crops and feeding cows, for which he was rewarded with an allowance. Click here to read Read More

An October history lesson

October is here, and in the northern hemisphere, that often means the days are flush with falling leaves, chilling weather, and growing anticipation for the holiday season. The tenth month by our Gregorian calendar, October, shares a root with octopus and octagon—the Latin “octo” and Greek “okto” both mean “eight.”  Click here to read full Read More

Taking notes: Is it better to type or handwrite?

Taking notes well helps us to be successful learners. But does it make a difference if we type those notes on a computer keyboard or write them out by hand?Both skills are important, according to Ester Cole, a child psychologist in Toronto, Canada. Click here to read full story

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