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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Prison Versus School

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The Roy Mcmurtry School (RMS) is a tiny gem situated in the most unlikely of spaces; a juvenile detention center. Why would...

EQAO an Assessment of Learning

  BY: KATHY MCDONALD The EQAO is practically here. This year the exams are expected to take place between May 23rd and May 30th. EQAO is the...

The Proudest Moment of a Teacher’s Life!

BY: SIMONE SMITH TORONTO! As Founder of Hear 2 Help, a Community Development Organization established in 2012, I have made daily efforts in not only improving...

The Simple Truth

BY: KATHY MCDONALD “Duppy know who to frighten”. This Jamaican saying refers to bullies or people that try to push the boundaries but stop when...

The Accountability Plan

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The time has come. Inclusion for our Black students especially our male Black students is on the forefront of many Boards across...

Forward March

BY KATHY MCDONALD I don’t think there is a happier person on this planet than myself that 2016 is over. I truly shudder at several...

Education: 2016 in Review

BY KATHY MCDONALD I am writing this article in disbelief that this is my final article for the year 2016. It appears that as “mi...

Tis the Season for Exams

BY KATHY MCDONALD  As we are busy preparing for Christmas and various other Holy Days we must remember to keep our finger on the education...

Equity, Poverty and the Modern Learner

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Whether you’re a cynic or optimist one thing you can agree on is that these are exciting times for the Black and...

Big and Bold

BY: KATHY MCDONALD I was thrilled to see a notable increase in the number of Black and Caribbean families that attend the Numeracy and Beyond...

Community News

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...

A Brand Of African Inspired Print Skirts For All Women And Girls

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  In a society where Eurocentric fashion styles and brands have predominated the mainstream, one fashion designer has taken on the task of...

SmartTerm Essay Competition for Caribbean Schools

BY: LEANNE BENN When it comes to the education systems in many Caribbean islands, there is one factor that may be common in most public...

From Toronto to Dominica with Love

BY: LEANNE BENN Alone we can do so little and together we can do so much. Those are the words of the local Kaisoca ladies...

JN Foundation Launches Disaster Relief Fund

With all of the recent devastation that has swept through the Caribbean, businesses are rallying together to aid in relief efforts to the islands....