Category: Education

Jamaica Calendar of School Terms & Holidays for the Academic Year 2016-2017













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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Latoya West-Blackwood






Name: Latoya West-Blackwood  Age: 33 Name of business: iPublish Consultancy and iMagiNation Books  Your job title: Founder and Chief Executive Officer  Age at which you started your business: 30 What do you think is the most important character trait in








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Tishauna Mullings






Name: Tishauna Mullings Age: 26 Your job title: Chief Success Officer Name of Business: NexxStepp Personal Development Services Age at which started business: 21 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? A successful entrepreneur








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Tyrone Wilson






Name: Tyrone Wilson Age: 30 Name of business: eMedia Interactive & iCreate Institute Your job title: Founder, President & CEO Age at which you started your business: 21 What do you think is the most important character trait in a








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Advice from Jamaican entrepreneurs: Angela deFreitas






Name: Angela deFreitas Name of business: CHOICES Career & Education Advice Your job title: General Manager Age at which you started your business: 35 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? A competitive nature Identify one hardship








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Jamellia Blythe






Name: Jamellia Blythe Age: In early 30s Name of business: High Flyer Tutoring Service Your job title: Manager Age at which you started business: 28 What do you think is the most important trait in a successful entrepreneur? You have to be








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What is National Science & Technology Month?






The Jamaican Government observes November as National Science & Technology Month, with the aim of educating people about how crucial science and technology is to national development. Annually, activities are organised with the intention of getting people to make the








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#FiveFactsFriday: Jamaica in the Global Gender Gap Report 2016






The World Economic Forum (WEF) has been publishing Global Gender Gap Reports since 2006. Each year, they conduct studies and compile a list of the level of parity between males and females in a large number of countries. When the








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Scholarships To Go 2016 Is Here!






Financing your child’s education can be a daunting task, especially as they move from primary to secondary school, and from there to tertiary institutions. If you are looking for a financial miracle to make it happen, then we have just








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5 Study Tips To Ace Your Next Test






With the first month of school over, it’s likely that students will need to start preparing for the first tests of the semester/term. This #TipThursday, check out these five tips for diGJamaica’s advice on how to optimize your study time:








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