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At the age of 12, when prompted by my primary school teacher to write about what I wanted to do when I left school, I wrote a two-page essay on what my dream job was: a flight attendant.Fast-forward 39 years later and that essay would read quite...

As a student at the St Andrew High School for Girls, on a certain bench at lunchtime on a certain part of the compound, goose bumps would take me, and you couldn't tell me otherwise that my ancestors weren't under my feet.Jamaica had plantations...

Many school administrations at the primary and secondary level have been grappling with the gap between the academic performance of boys and girls. The challenge has been how to improve the performance of the boys without undercutting the attention...

It may seem like a big jump from studying ancient hominins to coywolves, but for palaeoanthropologist Lauren Schroeder, understanding the hybridisation of a modern species may provide important clues about the evolution of early humans.Schroeder...

"Out of Many, One People" is Jamaica's motto, which speaks to the uniqueness as a people, the individual thoughts, attitudes, and cultures that come together to make us one as a people.But many children in school may feel closer to "Out of many,...

We continue our journey delving into the rich history of Jamaica, today we find out about the Silver Commemorative Candelabrum.Silver Commemorative Candelabrum - East Queen Street Baptist Church,1846.The ornate Victorian Candelabrum was commissioned...

Book: The Mystical Qigong Handbook for Good HealthAuthor: Dr Glenville AshbyReviewer: Jack Magnus for Readers' Favourite, Kentucky, USAThe Mystical Qigong Handbook for Good Health is a nonfiction self-help book written by Glenville Ashby. Ashby has...

This summer, the National Youth Service (NYS) placed approximately 25,000 young people in internships across the island. Last year, the target was approximately 15,000, which suggests that the Government sees the value of these internships and the...

Imagine, if Warren's mother told him to shut up and his response was "mommy, bad words spoil good days", well I would probably cease, to have any more days, let alone good ones.But here we are in 2017, and a little seven-year-old boy is using the...

At some stage in your life you might have taken an IQ test and compared your intelligence quotient score with that of Einstein, who is considered a benchmark of intelligence; if not, you would have at least heard the term IQ or Intelligence...
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