Eight More Schools Join the British Council’s Social Enterprise Programme

I have always been a fan of social enterprise (in particular the JN Foundation’s ongoing work) and the British Council have hit the nail on the head with this programme in schools. There are some great social enterprises involved. Good luck to all the schools! I look forward to hearing more. British Council adds Eight … More Eight More Schools Join the British Council’s Social Enterprise Programme

Youth Advocacy Through the Lens: The Resolution Project

This is the season for awards ceremonies in Jamaica. School is out, the weather is hot and it’s time to get together and say, “Well done! You made it!” before we all go off on our separate summer excursions, here and there. A few days ago I attended an extraordinary ceremony – not in the audience, … More Youth Advocacy Through the Lens: The Resolution Project

Helping our Youth to Believe…in Themselves

When I arrived at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston, the room was already humming, completely filled with schoolchildren, teachers and assorted officials. I squeezed into a seat right near the door, next to a young woman tapping gently on a Samsung Galaxy Note (I felt a twinge of envy, quickly suppressed). Behind us … More Helping our Youth to Believe…in Themselves