The Jamaican Parliament Audio Database (JPAD) is collection of audio recordings from sittings of the House of Representatives and the Senate in Jamaica from 2016 to present.
Open letter to Tony and Christie (Facilitators of Makers Lab at the ISL) Tony ad Christie, Just wanted to say thanks you for doing such an excellent job at sharing "maker culture" and your time and interest in doing workshops and working with us in solidarity. Your work has added an interesting dynamic to the idea of community … Continue reading Discovering an African liberation philosophy and practice in maker culture
I just lost the article I was typing in wordpress! Chrome crashed and its gone! The autosave did not save the latest version. The version I have spent the last 45 minutes typing. If it did save it i can't get it back. This brand new Windows 8 “beat studio machine" failed me. Again! You know … Continue reading We should be making technology
This post is based on a conversation with two boys who came to visit the ISL on Thursday February 5 2015. The conversation started when I tried to stop the two boys from calling another boy a “batty boy” (homosexual). They were shouting at him in a threatening manner. I stopped them and also asked … Continue reading Sexual activity, Awareness and Health among boys in Low income families in Jamaica
We have a really big problem with children reading. Last week i observed a few children 6-13 yrs. We played scrabble We ask them to choose books that they liked and A-dziko read some with them. This is what we found. Some children don't like to sit and read They don't think reading is … Continue reading What can we do about children who can’t read Jamaica?
Week 2 of Political Potpourri 2 with Motza Ramon at the ISL. Adding more images and exploring more ideas. Motza demonstrates a kind of discipline and process that is important in developing a body of work as an artist. His work with images from the Jamaica Gleaner and the Jamaica Observer is particularly useful for … Continue reading Deconstructing the process and methods by which “ideas” and “narratives” are created and disseminated in “news”.
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Di Institute for Social Leadership will be offering tutoring services for CXC subjects beginning this September. Our subjects include Mathematics, English, English Literature and History.We are open to flexible payment plan arrangements.Resumes for our tutors are available upon request.
What does your childhood have to do with your today? The short answer is EVERYTHING! This Learning to Live ToolKit can support you to explore the treasure trove of experiences that have shaped you into who you are today.
Di Institute for Social Leadership will be hosting a session on Thursday February 1 called "Reasoning Jamaica through poetry".
Based on the current status of the salary negotiations with the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) and the Government of Jamaica, it is uncertain as to the colour of Christmas for the island’s teachers.
This Wednesday and Thursday at Di Institute for Social Leadership. 1-6:30pm. Lets start a reasoning about the recent apologies by the Prime Minister to the Rasatafari community and to the residents of Tivoli Gardens
The Institute for Social Leadership is happy to host a second football presentation by Zanj Racc on Thursday November 30, 2017 starting at 6pm. For more information call 799-0102 or email email@example.com.