WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaican Academic economist and policy advisor Peter Blair Henry has returned to Stanford University where he was jointly appointed to the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), both at Stanford.
Kingston, Jamaica - The High Commission of Canada, in collaboration with renowned Olympian Brendon Rodney and his Rodney's Life Beyond Sports Foundation, proudly announced the launch of the inaugural Rodney's Life Beyond Sports Foundation Excellence Scholarship Awards. This ground-breaking initiative aims to foster excellence in sports and education by providing scholarships to tertiary students at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport in Jamaica.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) said it has launched an investigation into the leaking of its Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Math Paper 02 which was written by students across the region on Wednesday.
Miami, Florida – Miami Dade College (MDC) has announced that Citadel founder and CEO Kenneth C. Griffin has made a transformational gift of $20 million to increase access and opportunity for MDC students. Griffin’s gift is the largest single philanthropic gift in MDC history.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -The Association of Caribbean Social Work Educators (ACSWE) has described as “unimaginable” the fire that engulfed the dormitory of the Mahdia Secondary School in Guyana on Monday, killing 19 students and injuring several others.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) has identified Jamaica as the country where its Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Math Paper 02 examination paper had been leaked earlier this week.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia – Education Minister Shawn Edward says at least seven schools in the southern town of Vieux Fort will not re-open for the third term of the academic year on Monday as scheduled to facilitate psycho-social support interventions for principals, teachers, and ancillary staff.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica is to benefit from a five-year partnership with the British Council aimed at enhancing cooperation in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).
Washington D.C.- For the fourth consecutive year, Calabar High School Alumni Chapters based overseas in partnership with Calabar Parent Teachers Association have banded together to show appreciation to the teachers at their alma mater. The old boys chapters in Washington, DC, New York, Atlanta and Florida have all combined to provide a cash gift to all teachers, guidance counselors and support staff at Calabar for Teachers Appreciation Week 2023. The chapters, in collaboration with the PTA, will also offer a day of relaxation at a resort for these dedicated teachers.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) has launched the new “Tourism Resilience Scholarship Fund”, building on the 2023 Earth Day theme of “Invest in our Planet”.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Students of Bob Marley Primary and Junior High School in the northern parish of St. Ann will, on Saturday, May 27, be in the spotlight of a major charity event being headlined by American songwriter Michael Bolton.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's government has expressed concern regarding the “unauthorized” disclosure of information regarding the selection process for the principal of the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
MIAMI, FL. — To a crowd of more than 450 attendees, both in person and online, the 21st Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture, for the second time, hosted distinguished scholar, activist/organizer, teacher, and writer Angela Davis, renowned for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad. Davis delivered an impassioned plea to listeners on April 4 to know their history, to embrace it, and never, ever, to allow partisan politics to negate it.