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Education and Training

Education: Examining Primary to Tertiary Education in Jamaica

Jamaica is regarded around the world for its rich culture – especially its music, white sand beaches, friendly and highly educated people. The visitors that traverse its shores bring in millions of dollars making it a popular Caribbean destination. Examining Primary to Tertiary Education in Jamaica Being the third largest, English-speaking Caribbean country, it is… Continue reading Education: Examining Primary to Tertiary Education in Jamaica

Career Development

Career Development: Article Critique of Your Personal Development Plan

Article Critique of Your Personal Development Plan by Denise N. Fyffe   Article: Practical career tip – Your personal development plan Author: Roselyne Raelly Source: Jamaica Observer Our personal and career development is not an overnight achievement. It is a process that should expand over the period of our lives. As we grow and develop,… Continue reading Career Development: Article Critique of Your Personal Development Plan

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Education and Training

The Caribbean Family: The Willie Lynch Syndrome

When you look back at the life, experiences, and history of the black Caribbean or black American people and want to know why we operate the way we do, the letter below explains it all. The Willie Lynch Syndrome Here in Jamaica, over 200 years after his death, the Willie Lynch syndrome is prevalent in… Continue reading The Caribbean Family: The Willie Lynch Syndrome

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Education and Training

The Caribbean Family: Single-Family Homes

Being from the Caribbean, I can speak to the reality of the family there. I grew up in a nuclear family with two parents. However, my family dynamic changed when I was a teenager, and my mother became the head of the household. This is commonplace in Jamaica, seemingly the norm, but it shouldn’t be.… Continue reading The Caribbean Family: Single-Family Homes

Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System
Education and Training

Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System

These last few classes have been quite enthralling, fun, introspective, and revealing. The teaching strategies utilized have made for challenging and fun sessions. I pray to facilitate teaching sessions like these one day. In Perspectives in Education class tonight (circa November 2014) everyone received a piece of paper with a question on it. We had… Continue reading Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System

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Education and Training

Education: Teachers’ Unethical Behaviour in Jamaican Schools

Teachers and their unethical behavior in Jamaican schools have been tolerated for too long. Many forget that ethical guidelines are important and necessary to curb such unethical, unprofessional, and deviant behaviors. Ineffective Teachers in Jamaica Many Jamaican teachers at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels act like having professional ethics is a practice from the… Continue reading Education: Teachers’ Unethical Behaviour in Jamaican Schools

Career Development

Career Development: Examining the Implementation of The Caribbean Single Market

Examining the Implementation of The Caribbean Single Market by Denise N. Fyffe Imagine being able to pass through the customs gates of our international airports, without hassle or distress. Imagine island hopping to a different Caribbean Island every week. Imagine, finally being rid of the predictable, upward increase of the Jamaican foreign exchange. Life as… Continue reading Career Development: Examining the Implementation of The Caribbean Single Market