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Category: Education

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02/18/10

Permalink 08:21:31 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Politics, Education, Culture, Commentary

Harry Belafonte's work

Some time ago I had to write a paper on various black people and their influence on the racial equality movement. After my rant yesterday regarding the lack of respect for black history month I decided to search out my papers until I finally found it. No… more »

02/17/10

Permalink 07:03:02 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Education, Culture

Whatever happened to black history month?

I'm extremely passionate about history, more »

02/05/10

Permalink 07:49:21 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Education, Culture, Commentary, News

The passing of Professor Rex Nettleford

2 days ago on February 2, 2010 Jamaica lost an icon in Professor Rex Nettleford. Rex Nettleford's death sparked much mourning from the educated and regular Jamaicans more »

12/12/09

Permalink 03:59:29 pm, by Melba
Categories: Education, Commentary

Punishment in Schools

I could not resist commenting on the very sensitive topic of punishment in schools. A lot of us Jamaicans grew up with it and it did us far more good than anything else. Now, I do not agree with outright abuse, for that teacher who broke that child’s arm… more »

12/11/09

Permalink 05:45:06 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Education, Culture

Punishment in Schools

As I woke up this morning and read the gleaner I saw so many interesting articles I didn't even know which one to write about today. But then I saw one that to me is definitely worth a write up on and that is the issue of corporal punishment in schools.… more »

12/07/09

Permalink 09:21:21 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Politics, Education

Quality of Judges of the Caribbean Court of Justice questioned

For a few years now, well actually for a long time now, Caribbean countries have all been trying to become more and more independent from our past rulers in Britain. I guess we just got pretty much tired of having to answer to these people who have oppre… more »

11/09/09

Permalink 05:41:37 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Education, Commentary

What is the purpose of a degree if you cant use it?

So last week Friday I graduated from the University of the West Indies with a B.A. throughout all the congratulations and cheers I was getting from all my family and friends somebody presented me with a question that I have been thinking about since it w… more »

11/05/09

Permalink 08:45:06 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Entertainment, Education, Culture, Commentary

Vybz Kartel Buttons in Schools

Now this is really not something I should probably talk about seeing as there have been official statements and all stating that Vybz Kartel was in no way involved, but this is however an important thing to speak about. I know I havent been very clear ab… more »

10/19/09

Permalink 01:58:34 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Education, Culture

National Heroes Day

So today is Officially National Heroes day here in Jamaica and as such I plan to spend everyday this week making posts about our National Heroes. This day is supposed to be the day where we celebrate our Heroes and look back at all they have accomplished… more »

08/08/09

Permalink 01:16:58 am, by Julian
Categories: Education, Business

Changing the view on education

Changing the view on education Apart from food, shelter and clothing, education can be considered to be of utmost importance for each and every one in today’s society. So often have persons been emphasing the importance of earning for themselves a “go… more »

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Reasons why I love my Jamaican Mom

1. My Mother taught me about ANTICIPATION.
"Just wait till we get home."

2. My Mother taught me about RECEIVING.
"You going get a ass'n when we get home!"

3. My Mother taught me to MEET A CHALLENGE.
"What di backside yu thinkin'? Answer me when me talk to you...Don't talk back to me!"

4. My Mother taught me CONSEQUENCES.
"If yu run cross de road an' cyar lick yu dung, a goin' kill yu wid lick."

5. My Mother taught me THE VALUE OF EDUCATION.
"If yu no go a school, yu a go tun tief or walk an' pick up bottle."

6. My Mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
"If yu tun over yu eye lid an fly pitch pan it, it a go stay so fi evva."

7. My Mother taught me to THINK AHEAD.
"Is not one time monkey goin' wan' wife"

8. My Mother taught me ESP.
"Yu tink a don't know what yu up to nuh?"

9. My Mother taught me HUMOR.
"If yu don' eat food, breeze goin' blow yu 'way."

10. My Mother taught me how to BECOME AN ADULT.
"Come an' tek yu beatin' like man."

11. My Mother taught me about SEX.
"Yu tink say yu drop from sky?"

12. My Mother taught me about GENETICS.
"Yu jus' like yu faada."

13. My Mother taught me about my ROOTS.
"Yu tink mi come from "Back A Wall?"

14. My Mother taught me about WISDOM OF AGE.
"When yu get to be as ol' as me, yu wi understan'."

15. And my all time favorite... JUSTICE.
"One day wen yu have pickney, a hope dem treat yu same way."

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