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Education: Examining Primary to Tertiary Education in Jamaica

Jamaica is regarded around the world for its rich culture – especially its music, white sand beaches, friendly and highly educated people. The visitors that traverse its shores bring in millions of dollars making it a popular Caribbean destination. Examining Primary to Tertiary Education in Jamaica Being the third largest, English-speaking Caribbean country, it is… Continue reading Education: Examining Primary to Tertiary Education in Jamaica

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The Caribbean Family: The Willie Lynch Syndrome

When you look back at the life, experiences, and history of the black Caribbean or black American people and want to know why we operate the way we do, the letter below explains it all. The Willie Lynch Syndrome Here in Jamaica, over 200 years after his death, the Willie Lynch syndrome is prevalent in… Continue reading The Caribbean Family: The Willie Lynch Syndrome

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The Caribbean Family: Examining Family Diversity in The Caribbean

The family is the genesis of all societies. It is our most basic economic, political, and social unit. It is within the family unit that individuals first learn the value of work and the worth of their possessions. It is within the family that individuals first experience authority, cooperation, and governance. The Family Families teach… Continue reading The Caribbean Family: Examining Family Diversity in The Caribbean

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Education and Training

The Caribbean Family: Single-Family Homes

Being from the Caribbean, I can speak to the reality of the family there. I grew up in a nuclear family with two parents. However, my family dynamic changed when I was a teenager, and my mother became the head of the household. This is commonplace in Jamaica, seemingly the norm, but it shouldn’t be.… Continue reading The Caribbean Family: Single-Family Homes

Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System
Education and Training

Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System

These last few classes have been quite enthralling, fun, introspective, and revealing. The teaching strategies utilized have made for challenging and fun sessions. I pray to facilitate teaching sessions like these one day. In Perspectives in Education class tonight (circa November 2014) everyone received a piece of paper with a question on it. We had… Continue reading Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System

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Education: Teachers’ Unethical Behaviour in Jamaican Schools

Teachers and their unethical behavior in Jamaican schools have been tolerated for too long. Many forget that ethical guidelines are important and necessary to curb such unethical, unprofessional, and deviant behaviors. Ineffective Teachers in Jamaica Many Jamaican teachers at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels act like having professional ethics is a practice from the… Continue reading Education: Teachers’ Unethical Behaviour in Jamaican Schools