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Jamaican Research: Rationalise the professional roles and responsibilities of an effective school counsellor within the Jamaican school context - Part 3

By: Denise N. Fyffe.
Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe

Responsibilities to Students

The professional school counsellor has a primary obligation to the student, who is to be treated with respect as a unique individual… 431 more words


When Did You Learn To Read?

Why do we treat our teachers and schools so badly?

I suppose it might be because they are such an easy targets. Everybody has been to school and for many that makes them educational experts. 805 more words


20-26 October 1914: Absent Teachers

Amongst other details about the life of the school, log books list the absences of teachers for any reason. 23rd October 1914 saw D J Davies, assistant master, called up to join the London Welsh Regiment. 371 more words

Armed Forces

EbolaWatch: Phobia, pols, meds, & Africa

Always Africa, though news from the continent is slow today.

First from the London Daily Mail, which gets it about right:

Ebola hysteria sweeps US schools: Teacher who visited Dallas told not to come to work as hundreds of Mississippi parents pull kids school because principal visited Zambia… 3,000 miles from countries hit by the disease…

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Dodgeball: The Embattled Sport

What many people used to consider a simple gym class game in dodgeball, many school systems are now turning their back on. Administrators, teachers, and all sorts of faculty members view the game as a way of kids separating each the “strong” from the “weak.” They believe that when the kids line up and play that the best players immediately go for the weakest kids on the court in order to demoralize them. 331 more words



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Teachers: It's time to speak to local voters

Two weeks.

We have two weeks until Election Day 2014.

We usually view mid-term or “off year” elections with some apathy, but Indiana teachers know that this year’s election is crucial to our livelihoods, our profession, our school children, and our schools. 642 more words