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An Indian lesson in diplomacyIndia grows into you, and the reasons could be varying - from the physical attributes to the metaphysical manifestations - then there is intrigue, the paradox of fast-paced chaotic lifestyle juxtaposed with the serenity...

The classroom is evolving with integration of technology, the emergence of tools making teaching easy and, at times, fun. But still, there are some challenges that need to be addressed, both in the physical spaces and with regard to the outcomes of...

We continue our journey down the history lane. today, we highlight Shut or Shet Pan.The Shet pan also known as the shut pan, is a traditional container made of tin. Traditionally, farmers and workers, in general, used the shet or shut pan to carry...

Some 200 students from two Kingston-based high schools recently benefited from sensitisation sessions about financial literacy. The outreach briefings were organised by the JN Foundation in observation of World Savings Day on Tuesday, October 31.The...

  Let’s Recap developed by Swivl, a California-based education technology company, aims to reintroduce meaningful enquiry and productive engagement in the realm of dialogue and discussion.

  Eighty teachers at the secondary school level participated in six British Council's core skills through training workshops conducted in Kingston and Montego Bay from October 17-26. 

Book: Hadriana In All My Dreams (A Novel)Author: Rene DepestreTranslator: Kaiama L. GloverCritic: Dr Glenville AshbyPublisher: Akashic Book, Brooklyn, NYHadriana In All My Dreams is a compelling monograph. Surreal and imaginative, it is written with...

In our continuing journey to showcase pieces of Jamaica's history through artefacts and antiquities, we throw the spotlight on the Jamaican one pennyOn November 11 1869, the British Order In Council and Proclamation authorised two coins to be struck...

The numbers are appalling: women make up less than 25 per cent of the STEM (science-technology-engineering-mathematics) workforce in the United States. Data from the US National Science Foundation show that between 2006 and 2014, the number of women...
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