Day: August 9, 2008

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Wanted: Education for Development and Progress

I write in reference to the standard of the secondary education system in Jamaica. As a university lecturer, and former CAPE (Caribbean Advanced Proificiency Examination) Law teacher, I observe that the system is dysfunctional in part because of the undue focus placed on examinations and test-based curricula, as opposed to learning. Accordingly, students in general …

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The Week That Was — August 2-9

Last week went by faster than Usain Bolt’s hundred-meter dash. With the potpourri of events swirling around, some of us were left bedazzled, and need to catch our breath. I am still pondering on the following¬†points, engaged as I am, in other activities: The Olympics Opening Ceremony was described only in superlatives and have left …

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Mark Lee

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