Category Archives: Academic News

Knockalva Agricultural School to Be Upgraded

  Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Knockalva Agricultural School in Ramble, Hanover, will be upgraded to a polytechnic institution in the very near future. “This school fits very neatly in our K (kindergarten) to 18 strategy. It is now viewed as a post-secondary (institution), and it needs

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Rameesh Ramsay Finds New Beginning in RUBiS InPulse Art Project

WHEN Rameesh Ramsay convinced his teacher to include him in the group of students who would participate in the InPulse Art Project — a visual art programme by RUBiS Energy Jamaica — he had no idea how much it would change his life. Working on the project, which is run by RUBiS Energy Jamaica and the

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Digital Literacy Certification for Marginalised Youth

OVER 50 marginalised youth from inner-city communities in Kingston were conferred with certification in Microsoft digital literacy during a graduation ceremony at St Theresa Catholic Church in Kingston recently. They had completed studies in Digital Literacy at the Sutherland Community Technology Centre (CTC) in Kingston. The free three-day course covered computer basics, the Internet and the

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Mico Alumni Aids Institution With Scholarship, Construction Funds

The tight financial position of five students at The Mico University College was eased earlier this week through the generous donations of a Mico Alumni. One of the institution’s alumni, Sylvester Tulloch, the managing director of Kemtech Development and Construction Limited. On Tuesday, $6 million was handed over to The Mico University College by the Mico Alumni

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