The New School Year and Educational Leadership: Column by Jaevion Nelson


I spent two fascinating days last week at the JN Foundation School Leadership Summit in Kingston, with fellow bloggers Jaevion Nelson and Wayne Campbell. Jaevion writes a column in the Gleaner newspaper. I have reproduced his column here, and you can find it at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/commentary/20160728/jaevion-nelson-new-school-year-and-education-leadership Renee Rattray, JN Foundation’s Director of Education, who heads their iLead program, has an … More The New School Year and Educational Leadership: Column by Jaevion Nelson

Collaborative Leadership in Education is the Way Forward: Guest Post by Wayne Campbell


Leadership is on the agenda, as the JN Foundation’s School Leadership Summit (July 25 and 26) approaches. Here’s an important and challenging perspective from fellow blogger and educator Wayne Campbell. That final quote has always resonated with me…It’s not who you are, it’s what you do that counts. So, time to shake off the cobwebs … More Collaborative Leadership in Education is the Way Forward: Guest Post by Wayne Campbell

Frustrated Youth, Managing Women and Digital Soldiers: Wednesday, January 14, 2015


It’s been a quiet(ish) week so far – but that could change at any time, because in Jamaica that’s how it goes. Although the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) ‘s recent ruling on the electricity rate may come as quite a relief to consumers, looking at it from other perspectives there are concerns. The Jamaica … More Frustrated Youth, Managing Women and Digital Soldiers: Wednesday, January 14, 2015

That Public Sector Wage Bill, Bamboo is Cool, and Why So Many Murders This Year? Saturday, January 3, 2015


It’s almost the end of the long Christmas/New Year holiday. Many employees of private organizations and NGOs that closed on December 24 will reopen on Monday, January 5. New Year celebrations in our area were somewhat muted but the dog was terrified by the scattering of firecrackers and rockets. A bloody start to 2015: A startlingly … More That Public Sector Wage Bill, Bamboo is Cool, and Why So Many Murders This Year? Saturday, January 3, 2015