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Schools Seeing Early Improvements under iLead Programme

Principals of schools participating in the recently launched iLead educational leadership programme by the JNBS Foundation and the Ministry of Education are reporting early signs of improvements in their schools, as heads of departments and grade coordinators become more aware … Continue reading

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Entertainers Must Plan for Old Age

Pointing to difficult circumstances under which several prominent music veterans have died, Sharon Smith, Consultant at the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) with Responsibility for the JN Individual Retirement Scheme, says it is critical for entertainers to plan for their … Continue reading

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JNBS Unveils 26 Full Service ATM Machines…

To Enable Direct Cash Deposits The eBanking Unit of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) continues to improve access to financial services for JN Members, with enhancements to the organisation’s Automated Teller Machines (ATM) located in branches across the island. … Continue reading

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JN Money Transfer To Stage Global Business Conference

Business operators in the United States of America, Canada and the United Kingdom have been invited to participate in the JN Money Transfer Global Grow Your Business Conferences to be held in Florida, USA on November 6; Toronto, Canada, November … Continue reading

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“Let’s Talk About Intellectual Remittances,” Irwine Clare

Irwine Clare, a member of the Jamaica Diaspora Advisory Board, North East, in the United States of America (USA), says Jamaica needs to look more carefully at how it can onboard the expertise of Jamaicans in the Diaspora, noting that … Continue reading

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Divorce Politics from School Boards

Dr. Blossom O’Meally-Nelson, former Pro-Chancellor of the University of Technology, Jamaica and Educational Development Consultant, says members of school boards must be cautious not to allow political loyalties and other partisan alliances to seep into their decisions and operation. She … Continue reading

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Education System Contributes to Income Equality says Holness

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has reasoned that the country’s deep-rooted income inequality has linkages to the education system. The country was cited by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a 2011 report as having the second worst income inequality gap … Continue reading

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Pan Chicken Competitors to benefit from JN Financial Workshops

The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Caribbean Broilers Group (CB Group) and the Social Development Commission (SDC) to consolidate a partnership, to mount a series of Entrepreneurship Workshops to benefit participants in … Continue reading

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Do UK Caribbean Voters have a Choice?

When businesswoman Khami Alexander asked Members of Parliament from Britain’s main political parties whether Caribbean Diaspora voters were being taken for granted, she got a rousing response from the large audience attending the Caribbean Question Time 2014 forum. The response … Continue reading

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More Discussion Needed On Housing for Low Income Earners

Earl Samuels, Assistant General Manager, at the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) says there needs to be more discussion on the issue of providing proper housing for low income earners, noting that the debate about affordable housing continues to be … Continue reading

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