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SELA eSTEMos Juntos Celebrates Diversity in Education and Technology in Latin America
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SELA eSTEMos Juntos Celebrates Diversity in Education and Technology in Latin America

Schools can be a melting pot for cultures and languages—many are multicultural havens where languages, practices, and beliefs come together and build a more unified world. Schools are able to use education and tolerance as a way to strengthen their cultural identities and promote inclusion through interaction. In the 21st century we have the means to increase our interactions and improve the quality of our communications with the use of technology. Technology has heralded an age in which everyone has access to education. It doesn’t matter what your nationality is, you still have the ability to learn—whether you’re a student learning something new or a teacher trying to improve the quality of the classes they teach.   Technology helps to close gaps in learning and r...
Engineering Degrees are among the Top Earning Degrees in the USA for Jamaican College Students
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Engineering Degrees are among the Top Earning Degrees in the USA for Jamaican College Students

My article today is very sobering; Joblessness has gripped Jamaica whole.So much so that even Wayne Chen, the Immediate Past-President of the JEF (Jamaica Employers Federation) has told graduates to go abroad to seek Greener Pastures. He uttered these rather ominous yet “like duh-uh” obvious and current state-of-affairs comments at a panel discussion on Wednesday June 26th, 2013 at the UWI (University of the West Indies) entitled “Goodbye University: Hello Unemployment!”. The Panel Discussion was hosted by the Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators Jamaica chapterIn terms of statistics, of the forty thousand (40,000) School leavers this year from the High School System in Jamaica, only 50% will be able to find work. This based on the words of the Current JEF President Dav...