JET’s Champion School From the Hills of Hanover Wins for the Second Consecutive Year in Schools’ Environment Programme


It was a marvellous event at the Jamaica Conference Centre earlier this week. The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) held its annual Schools Environment Programme awards. The students were clearly proud of their displays, ready to explain and demonstrate. The teachers sat to one side – it was the children’s big day. There was so much to see; I … More JET’s Champion School From the Hills of Hanover Wins for the Second Consecutive Year in Schools’ Environment Programme

BirdsCaribbean Field Trips in Jamaica: The Greatest Way to Learn


What’s so great about field trips? I have vivid memories of a field trip staggering up a particular, very steep hill just outside London, during a school field trip, with our Geography teacher urging us on. Field trips were hard work, but we often ended up learning more than we would in the classroom. And … More BirdsCaribbean Field Trips in Jamaica: The Greatest Way to Learn

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A couple of my readers asked me about an entry in my first “Sunday Stumble”… “Why would anyone stone owls?”  Good question. I will attempt to explain – although if anyone has more information or insights to contribute, please feel free.  I am no expert, but I do believe the stoning of owls in Jamaica … More Patoo