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‘Step Up Your Game’ Teachers

Joan Spencer-Ernandez, lecturer in Special Education at the School of Education, The University of the West Indies, has called for teachers to ‘step up their game’ and be better prepared for the mixed ability classroom where students have diverse needs. … Continue reading

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iLead Schools Developing Teaching and Learning Policies

Five rural secondary and primary schools are moving to develop and implement teaching and learning policies to strengthen standards in their respective educational institutions. The schools, identified more than a year ago as being in need of leadership support by … Continue reading

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Immaculate Students making Strides in the JAA Junior Club

When most people think about motorsports and the auto industry, girls dressed in white uniforms do not readily come to mind; however, the students at the all-girls Immaculate Conception High School, in St Andrew, have welcomed the Jamaica Automobile Association … Continue reading

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Students pay homage to people of colour in JN Black History Essay Competition

Highlighting a thought provoking topic, which affects many persons deemed to be in a minority race in first world countries, and convincingly showing how she continues to push past the many labels associated with her skin colour, Tahnee Pitter-Duncan was … Continue reading

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Reap attractive interest with JN Prime Account

If you are seeking to maximize on savings and reap higher interests on your savings, then the JN Prime Account is one possible option for you. With guaranteed earnings at the end of prescribed maturity periods, this relatively new savings … Continue reading

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JN sponsored Toronto Caribbean Business Expo gets ready for staging

With over 60 registered booth vendors and seven confirmed business speakers, the April 26 staging of the Toronto Caribbean Business Expo is gearing up to be the largest staging of its kind in Toronto. A Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) … Continue reading

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Shaggy is now Ambassador of Jamaica Diaspora Conference

Kingston, Jamaica: Jamaican international reggae superstar Orville ‘Shaggy’ Burrell is officially an Ambassador of the 6th Biennial Diaspora Conference. The Conference will take place June 13 – 18, 2015 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. As a member of the Diaspora who … Continue reading

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Wake Up Call for Dormant Accounts

Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) is ramping up its efforts to reconnect dormant account holders with their accounts and money. Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) is ramping up its efforts to reconnect dormant account holders with their accounts and money. … Continue reading

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Clinton and Makeda Strive Against the Odds

For Makeda Davis and Clinton Prendergast the struggle to become first-time tertiary educated members of their families, and perhaps the first of their own generation in their communities, is not an exaggerated challenge. It isn’t easy staying focused on education … Continue reading

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Schools Must Use Data Effectively to Improve Outcomes

School management experts say schools, especially those cited as underperforming, have to do better at effectively managing data if they are to improve outcomes. The experts aligned to the Ministry of Education and who are consultants to the JN Foundation’s … Continue reading

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