THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN across Barbados are getting an opportunity of a lifetime, but the experience has proven to be uncomfortable for some of their teachers.
What started out as a single visit to his alma mater Boscobel Primary has since seen Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave visiting several other schools across the country offering advice and encouragement to the children. But some of the “stipulations” issued to school administrators ahead of the visits have been causing dissatisfaction for some members of the teaching fraternity.
Reliable sources have confirmed that the grants to schools from the Ministry of Education, which should have been issued since the start of the term, have not yet reached them, and that in such cases administrators have been “pulling their own pockets” to get necessary things done.
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