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Play in education is controversial. Although it is widely accepted that very young children need to play, as they progress through the school system, the focus moves quickly to measuring learning.And despite the fact that play is beneficial...

In the 2017 academic year, the CSEC mathematics examination saw only 50 per cent of the summer cohort passing the subject. At the primary level, the situation was no different.The average score attained on the 2017 GSAT math exam was 62 per cent....

I wish I had had the opportunity to reading Esther Tyson's Ah Suh Me See It, Ah Suh Me Say It before serving as a minister of government. Yes, I would read her columns in The Sunday Gleaner as they appeared, but the impact of her commentary on the...

The National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) on Saturday, April 7, 2018, hosted Sharon Johnson-Wright as she launched her book, Vantage Point - An Anthology of Poems, which is a collection of published Jamaican poetry.Johnson-Wright's anthology touches on...

Long before Chinese immigrants arrived on the shores of Jamaica, many Chinese-made objects made their way to Jamaica in the cargo of merchants and pirates.One such object that made its way to Jamaica, is this beautifully preserved porcelain figure...

Dem ah celebrate Kingston we all agree It is a powerful city for you and me Everything deh ah town, every sin to savings tin wife, husband, sweetheart, furniture, dress and ring Jamaica Kingston have big celebration!but me long fi head gear salvation sun...

The Department of Literatures in English, in collaboration with the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, at The University of the West Indies, Mona, will host a host a critical discussion of the record-breaking Ryan Coogler film...

Ability - it is a short and a sweet word, but it has a deeper meaning, and, when translated to application, this word becomes the marked difference between leading a 'normal' life and leading one that isn't so normal.In the grand scheme of life, the...
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