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Teachers dither, others rush to be professionals
A crucial issue in the education reform report of 2004 is of teaching "grounded in centuries of socio-cultural practices". Antiquity can be blessing or curse. Teaching is the engine room which delivers core content and "manners" in school, a big cost centre. The report cites "poor performance" ...
The water truck cometh
IT took almost a full week for our cries to be heard. "Please, if we can get some water... Please send the water truck, please, please...". In times gone by, we would've had no need to beg. The stream at the edge of our backyard would have provided some relief, but this waterway has been smitte ...
Is Rev Al Miller up to his old tricks again?
Immediately after the German World Cup football side had registered its defeat against finalists Argentina, Jamaican TV presenter Rohan Daley uttered, 'Heil Hitler,' a phrase that was used in the back section of many two-stool bars across Jamaica. If Daley and a few other Jamaicans could have bee ...

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