Shanae Gordon is used to clutching a ball and outsprinting rivals in her daily practice and play. In the classroom, the national rugby player proves how much those qualities are part of her educational habits. Shanae has grabbed a scholarship provided by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA). She is running with it to now earn […]
As part of efforts to bolster the health and safety measures brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, members of the graduating class of 1989 have donated $600,000 to their alma mater, Oberlin High School, to help with sanitation projects. The donation will significantly enhance the ability of the school to meet the stipulated protocols of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information as well as those of the Ministry of Health and Wellness.
The road to college is a rough one for most students. Some students don't get to complete that trip for many reasons. Thanks to Passport To College, as long as the student is chasing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics, today, every high school student has a chance to attend college. They can now earn that degree that matches their desire. The great thing is, with the right focus, dedication and drive, you can do it, for FREE.
Hailing from Portmore, St. Catherine, Ashley Duffus is a 19 years old Jamaican track and field champion. She advocates the importance of being a well-rounded individual because of its benefits such as knowing and experiencing more in life. These are the things that Ashley not only talked about but has lived. Her story is dynamic and powerful and should not be missed.
Nadine Muschette is a powerful representation of laser focus on a goal and going for it. She lives across the globe and waves the black, gold, and green daily, with no apology. It's part of what makes her smile every day.
The importance of gratitude and helping others are some of the lessons Mrs. Patricia Eves-McKenzie learnt along her journey. The retired master teacher is a lover of life, God and positivity. She takes pleasure in helping people realise and achieve their goals, while reminding them that it is never too late to dream.
It’s her passion and commitment to using her resources for the benefit of others that keeps Joan Davis-Williams ticking. She has worked for almost half a century to change lives of children and young educators. Mrs Davis-Williams is a much-revered teacher among her students and colleagues and has made invaluable contributions to society. Throughout her […]
At just 19 years old, Sarrah-Ann has a significant number of accomplishments tucked under her belt. She is an example of a youth leader who is determined to use her skill and passion for learning to make a difference. She intends to impact the world positively, using education as her tool and fuel.
Edufocal is attacking all excuses or reasons to not do school work. Through strategic partnerships, the company has been able to help thousands of students to achieve academic success and focus during these unprecedented times. Leading by example, EduFocal has responded to the crisis with the 'bring it on' mentality. Nothing can stop persistence.
When responding to a pandemic, the first consideration must always be the safety and health of everyone in the country. As a result, social distancing and self-quarantining rules have been put into place. While the world continues to continue adjusting plans and responses to the Coronavirus, we have compiled a list of resources to assist parents/caregivers, students and educators with at-home learning.