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Junior Achievement Survey Shows Teens Looking to More Traditional Venues for Holiday Shopping COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — While much has been made about the growth of online shopping and the impact on traditional retail, a new survey from Junior Achievement USA (JA) shows that a majority of teens (54%) plan to do much […]

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Nain High School takes the Company of the Year Nain, St Elizabeth – November 2, 2018. Nain High School doing their part to protect the environment. Waste management in St Bess (St Elizabeth) has deteriorated as the local authorities are running out of space and resources to manage waste. This is how the little school in […]

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Hundreds of young entrepreneurs converge for inaugural Senior Leadership Summit (Kingston, Jamaica) — Approximately 700 young entrepreneurs learned from top level executives about managing and operating a business. The Jamaica Conference Centre was the venue to hundreds of Grade Nine students from across the island. These young leaders are currently studying Entrepreneurship in their respective high […]

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JSE, Junior Achievement promoting financial empowerment among youth (Loop News) — The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) and the Junior Achievement Jamaica (JAJ) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework which will focus on the inclusion of the inclusion of the JSE Stock Market Game Competition, as a competition within the Junior Achievement Company […]

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New Fortress helps students learn business practices at JA BizTown (Loop News) — New Fortress Energy has partnered with Junior Achievement Jamaica (JA), to help 1,200 students from primary schools in Old Harbour and the JAMALCO refinery communities participate in a four-week, in-class entrepreneurship and business curriculum as part of the JA BizTown programme. Scheduled to […]

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Entrepreneurship classes in all high schools September, says Jamaican minister (JAMAICA OBSERVER) — The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has partnered with Junior Achievement Jamaica (JAJ) to incorporate the Junior Achievement Company of Entrepreneurs (JACE) programme into the ninth-grade curriculum, and starting in September this year, entrepreneurship classes will become mandatory in all high schools. […]

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Video: Hampton wins Scotia/Junior Achievement Innovation Camp After an intense day of competition, Hampton School topped 19 other schools to emerge as winners of the Scotiabank/ Junior Achievement Jamaica Innovation Camp last Friday. Almost 100 students gathered at Hope Zoo in St Andrew to take on the challenge issued for the Innovation Camp. Organised into […]

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