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We all know someone who has been scammed. Some scams are easy to spot while others are more cleverly disguised because they appear to be authentic.

Usually, these scams have the same thing in common: you have to do something before they work. Often, you have to send money to someone based on a promise that turns out to be false. Others require you to give your personal details to people...

Jamaica is expected to achieve the target of 85 per cent mastery in literacy among grade four students by 2015.

This was disclosed by Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites at the Western Union Teachers' Workshop, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel on Friday.

Thwaites explained that this forecast was based on the trends from the Grade Four Literacy Test results,...

Western Union will be hosting a special workshops for approximately 160 teachers this Wednesday April 16 from primary schools in Kingston and St. Andrew on improving techniques for the teaching of reading at the primary level.

Western Union hosted the first of two workshops Friday April 11 in The Western Union Teachers’ Workshop. This workshop saw 79 teachers receiving expert...

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites is encouraging students to read and make good use of libraries across the island to help in advancing their education.

"If you don't have a good library in your school, then ask for the library service to send you a book mobile," the minister said.

Rev Thwaites was addressing the opening ceremony of Reading Day at the Allman Town Primary School...

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