SRC 2017 Science Fair applications extended to March 17, coming April 7

“[the objective of the Science fair] is to get students to put into action what (they) learn in the classroom, and also to emphasise the importance of invention and innovation to national development” Coordinator for science and technology education at the SRC, Amanda McKenzie, speaking about the SRC 2017 Science Fair Science Fair lovers, your […]

SmartTerm Takes up Challenge to Streamline Caribbean Education Process

Upon being appointed the Minister of Education of Jamaica, Senator Ruel Reid asserted that parents needed to be more involved in the education and development of their children–in order for teachers to make a bigger impact in the classroom– and that education begins in the home. In order for this to be done, there are a number of […]

Jamaican Government Launches BlackBerry Developers Competition

In an effort to stimulate enterprise, encourage the use of technology to uplift the country’s youth, as well as to spark greater  interest in application development for mobile devices, Jamaica’s Ministry of Education, the Department of Information and Technology of the Prime Minister, and the Central Information Technology Office, have teamed up with mobile telecoms giant, […]

Jamaica’s Lost Innovators – An untapped Source of Economic Prosperity

The late American Economist and Professor at the Harvard Business School, Theodore Levitt is quoted as saying that “Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress.” Professor Michael E. Porter, author of “The Competitive Advantage […]