• Today
    September 26

  • 09:33 AM

Back to school

YB,

Added 16 February 2015

pedroshepherdhead

President of the Barbados Union of Teachers Pedro Shepherd. (FP)

THE OUTSTANDING issues are the same, but it appeared to be a smooth return to school for teachers at Alma Parris and Parkinson Memorial Secondary Schools.

After engaging in meetings with representative the Barbados Union of Teachers Tuesday through Friday last week, teachers from both schools reported to work this morning.

Union head Pedro Shepherd said the steward from Alma Parris had checked in and reported things were quiet.

He admitted he had not received a similar call from the three stewards at Parkinson, but the assumption was that conditions there were conducive to teaching and learning as well.  (YB)

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dos and Donts


Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus

POLL

Barbados has introduced e-passports which feature biometric chips embedded in them. Do you think this will increase security and ease travel?

Yes
No
Not sure

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

INSTAGRAM