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Canadian college live streams Research Day to C'bbean

For the first time in its nine-year existence, Durham College’s Research Day was live streamed to multiple islands in the Caribbean in partnership with Digicel and People and Place Inc. The event, which occurred on Thursday, was executed under the theme ‘Advancing Innovation and Entrepreneurship’. Click here to read full story

EdTech key to improved educational outcomes — IT business owner

LOCAL EdTech company Camble & Co Innovations last week called for the Government to look to educational technology as a viable solution to the challenges affecting the educational system in Jamaica. The company, which provides interactive e-learning apps and software, is confident that with greater investments in the future of education the nation will see Read More

Govt to provide funding for ICT entrepreneurs

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams says the Government will be providing funding for promising entrepreneurs engaged in information and communications technology (ICT) this fiscal year. She said that the support, which will be made available through the Universal Service Fund (USF), will be earmarked for those who seek to solve real-life problems Read More

Meet Zoran Watkis

Zoran Watkis, the 23-year-old project engineer and operator at LNG company New Fortress Energy (NFE), knew from an early age that he wanted to contribute to innovation, and that he wanted to make an impact. That’s what fuelled his decision to study mechanical engineering at the University of Technology, Jamaica, from which he graduated with Read More

Helping your child cope with exam pressure

It is the time of year when fifth and sixth formers, as well as tertiary level students, are preparing for major examinations. The quantity and depth of the material to be studied and learnt may leave them feeling overwhelmed, and even chronically anxious. Parents may likely be feeling the pressure and/or stress of the period Read More

The 'Rosalee' among thorns

ST ANN, Jamaica — Growing up in the idyllic parish of St Ann, Rosalee Arscott always pictured herself as a woman on top in her career. Little did she know, however, that this long-held dream would come to fruition by chance in what is still a male-dominated industry in Jamaica today. Click here to read Read More

UWI, Brock University discuss institute for Canada-Caribbean studies

AFTER years of partnering on various initiatives, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Ontario-based Brock University are now considering the creation of an institute for Canada-Caribbean Studies. Click here to read full story

How do I explain being fired?

Dear Career Advisor:I need your guidance as I am on the job hunt again. I was fired from my last job but I am wondering if I need to explicitly tell a recruiter that I was fired, and how do I explain it?Regards,KC Dear KC Click here to read full story

Private sector supports maths education

The Mico University College is singing the praises of the private sector as several organisations have thrown their support behind the univeristy college’s International Mathematics Teaching Summit scheduled for March 25-27, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Click here to read full story

Bartlett welcomes tourism graduate school

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the establishment of a Graduate School of Tourism which will be based at The University of the West Indies’ Western Campus by 2020. Click here to read full story

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