South Georgetown teachers favour corporal punishment, retention
Teachers from the Southern District of Georgetown yesterday told Minister of Education Priya Manickchand that the benefits of both corporal punishment and the retention of students far outweighed those of abolishing them.
“Corporal punishment works! North Ruimveldt Multilateral School is testimony to this. There was a ministry policy to lock the gates when students were late and the first day we had over 300 children out there. We said forget this and brought the cane. The next week it was reduced to 20,” Senior Master of the school Kerwyn Marks said to thunderous …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.