Tag: Training

NEWS

Iran Adds Russian Combat Trainer Jets To Air Force, Reports Say

TEHRAN, IRAN — Iran’s air force has received a batch of advanced Russian combat trainer jets to “improve the training and combat capability of the air force,” local media reported Saturday. “A number of Yak-130 training aircraft entered the country and joined the Shahid Babaei Air Base in Isfahan” in central Iran, according to Tasnim news agency. The agency, quoting the […]

EDUCATION

CMU Gets Training Vessel

The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) now boasts a TAGU supplier sea vessel which will serve to boost capacity for training and marine research. “I am happy we have it,” Executive Director of the university’s Centre for Blue Economy and Innovation, Ambassador Joachim Schmillen, told JIS News. “We have marine biotechnology students; we have the cadets… all of them should make […]

Food HEALTH/FOOD

Getting Your Diet Right

There is so much false information out there these days that it can be very difficult to know what is bad or good for you. This is a problem because you could be avoiding foods or activities that you think are bad for you when they are, in fact, quite good for you. The reverse is even worse when you […]

cricket SPORTS

Jamaica Gets One Pick In Under-19 Training Squad

Jeavor Royal is the only Jamaican deemed qualified for invitation to Windies Under-19 training squad as preparation gets underway for next year’s ICC Under-19 Title defense The training is currently being held in Antigua and will cover a 9-day period. “The camp for the 21-member squad is highly specialized, and focuses intensely on the skills necessary to be successful in […]

EDUCATION School

A Fit Between Training And Job

As the economy continues to recover, the unemployment rate has remained steady at 5.5%. However, the wage growth has shown little movement with the average hourly earnings increasing by only 2.1% over last year. That said, there are areas within the job market that signal where training ought to be focused given the latest trends. For example, Kathryn Dill writing […]