Category Archives: Education and Learning

What do we do now with centuries of religion, tradition, patriarchy and misogyny?

Most of Jamaica is rural, but the shame for our backwoods reality would have us forget our “countryness” and maintain a general orientation towards Kingston and its urban fixtures. Churches and schools dignify tiny Jamaican towns and their negligible nooks. These churches and schools deflect from the prevalence and persistence of poverty in rural Jamaica.

What do we do now with centuries of religion, tradition, patriarchy and misogyny?

Most of Jamaica is rural, but the shame for our backwoods reality would have us forget our “countryness” and maintain a general orientation towards Kingston and its urban fixtures. Churches and schools dignify tiny Jamaican towns and their negligible nooks. These churches and schools deflect from the prevalence and persistence of poverty in rural Jamaica.

The Spice Trade: Salt from China and Ginger from Jamaica

“It is frightening what is happening. When you imagine that Jamaica at one stage was the third-largest producer of ginger in the world… Jamaican ginger is the standard by which other ginger in the world is judged up to today,

The Spice Trade: Salt from China and Ginger from Jamaica

“It is frightening what is happening. When you imagine that Jamaica at one stage was the third-largest producer of ginger in the world… Jamaican ginger is the standard by which other ginger in the world is judged up to today,

Post Colonial Labour market strategies-“The Internationalization of the UWI”

He said, “This is a benchmark development in the internationalization of The UWI.  China is a key strategic partner for us as we seek to diversify and globalize the UWI experience. Having Chinese students among us enhances the exposure of our

Post Colonial Labour market strategies-“The Internationalization of the UWI”

He said, “This is a benchmark development in the internationalization of The UWI.  China is a key strategic partner for us as we seek to diversify and globalize the UWI experience. Having Chinese students among us enhances the exposure of our

The Problem with Referencing

….The Region known as the West Indies presents a clear case of living but deteriorating human beings.  The education system in particular poses a  threat to their existence and longevity. (Brown and Thompson, 1963). Caribbean governments must take steps to

The Problem with Referencing

….The Region known as the West Indies presents a clear case of living but deteriorating human beings.  The education system in particular poses a  threat to their existence and longevity. (Brown and Thompson, 1963). Caribbean governments must take steps to

A new “crime” vocabulary for the Caribbean 2017-2025

homicide– when one human being causes the death of another human being homicide tools– material or object used to commit the homicide homicide motive– reason committing the homicide femicide– the murder of a woman. the killing of women. femicide-suicide –

A new “crime” vocabulary for the Caribbean 2017-2025

homicide– when one human being causes the death of another human being homicide tools– material or object used to commit the homicide homicide motive– reason committing the homicide femicide– the murder of a woman. the killing of women. femicide-suicide –

notes for a different map of the caribbean

 Bight of Biafra Gold Coast Bight of Benin Central Africa Senegambia Jamaica – Akan- Ashanti Trinidad- Igbo , kongo, malinke Barbados –  Igbo, Ibibio, and Efik;  Akan; Ewe and Fon;  Kongo. Dominica- Yoruba, Ewe, Fula, Kongo and Wolof

notes for a different map of the caribbean

 Bight of Biafra Gold Coast Bight of Benin Central Africa Senegambia Jamaica – Akan- Ashanti Trinidad- Igbo , kongo, malinke Barbados –  Igbo, Ibibio, and Efik;  Akan; Ewe and Fon;  Kongo. Dominica- Yoruba, Ewe, Fula, Kongo and Wolof

What is the education philosophy of Mr. Ruel Reid

How many Education Ministers has Jamaica had? How many Education Permanent Secretaries has Jamaica had? What is a education philosophy ? Why is an education philosophy important? Where does an education philosophy come from? What is the education philosophy of

What is the education philosophy of Mr. Ruel Reid

How many Education Ministers has Jamaica had? How many Education Permanent Secretaries has Jamaica had? What is a education philosophy ? Why is an education philosophy important? Where does an education philosophy come from? What is the education philosophy of

What did Christianity learn from Jimmy Swaggart?

“Jimmy Swaggart, America’s leading television evangelist, has resigned from his ministry after it was revealed he had been consorting with a prostitute” http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/21/newsid_2565000/2565197.stm

What did Christianity learn from Jimmy Swaggart?

“Jimmy Swaggart, America’s leading television evangelist, has resigned from his ministry after it was revealed he had been consorting with a prostitute” http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/21/newsid_2565000/2565197.stm

How to write history

at first nya hated sira. admittedly it wasn’t the first time dousika had had a concubine. pg 11 Segu by Maryse Conde  

How to write history

at first nya hated sira. admittedly it wasn’t the first time dousika had had a concubine. pg 11 Segu by Maryse Conde  

Faluma and Makelele

In 1998, Square One released ‘Faluma’, spoken in the language of the Saamaka tribe in Suriname. The song went on to top the charts in almost every Caribbean territory, as well as on numerous radio stations throughout North America and

Faluma and Makelele

In 1998, Square One released ‘Faluma’, spoken in the language of the Saamaka tribe in Suriname. The song went on to top the charts in almost every Caribbean territory, as well as on numerous radio stations throughout North America and