On Teachers, Students and Parliamentarians
- and Georgetown, Roads and Railways
Look, I do feel enough seems to have been written on everything by the dozens of columnists and commentators already. Sometimes I’m hard put to be different or to be even supplementary.
So when I comment briefly on the nation’s teachers, I need to avoid repetition about their lapses, their lessons/get-additional-income syndrome and the inadequacies of their premier training institution. My “soft spot” for teachers resides in the fact that I myself was a practising Primary teacher for eleven (11) years and a junior “educator” for another eight (8) years (at the then Curriculum Development Centre.)
Yes okay, you can imagine my disconnect with many of today’s aspects of teacher-student issues. Re-elected Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) President Colin Bynoe has, to his credit, publicized many of …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.