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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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Senior Educator Urges Teachers to ‘Step Up Their Game’

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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Fixing “Broken Windows” Inspires Positive Change

It’s the little changes which are making a big difference at Robert Lightbourne High School. Once one of St. Thomas’ most prominent secondary institutions, the Trinityville-based school, seated at the foot of the majestic Blue Mountains, has gone through a … Continue reading

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Robert Lightbourne Makes the Best of its Resources

It’s more than a change in uniform and fresh paint that’s repositioning Robert Lightbourne High, one of five schools under the JN Foundation iLead programme, being implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Education. The iLead institution is also using … Continue reading

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Winner Chosen for JN Small Business Loans Valentine’s Promotions

When Michael Levy received a call from a representative of JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) telling him that he won a vacation for two at the Iberostar Hotel, in Rose Hall, St. James he was in total disbelief. After all, … Continue reading

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“Jamaica Must Improve its Service Delivery” – JN Group Executive

The services sector in Jamaica currently contributes more than 70% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and has been earmarked as a priority area by the Government. But, while acknowledging that the sector has the potential to create unparalleled … Continue reading

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JN Members benefit from Financial Wellness advice in Florida

Members of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) who reside in Florida, USA, benefitted from a recent Financial Wellness Seminar that was hosted by the JNBS Florida Representative Office on March 7, as part of the ongoing efforts of the … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding a Viable Option for Diaspora Development Support

For persons seeking to make development happen in Jamaica, crowd funding, specifically through the I Support Jamaica website, will make that a much more targeted and impactful process. The website, which was launched by the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) … Continue reading

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