AN ODOUR IS STILL evident in at least two areas at Combermere, but teachers will be back in the classrooms when school reopens this morning.
This follows a vote during a meeting at the Waterford, St Michael school yesterday afternoon after a tour of the compound for just over two and a half hours with their representative, the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), officials from the Ministry of Education, president of the Parent-Teacher Association, Rolerick Sobers, representatives from Combermere Old Scholars Association and the volunteer team, which carried out various tests at the compound.
Speaking to journalists following a meeting with her members, BSTU president Mary Redman said the teachers would return to work as scheduled.
“Teachers have taken a vote that given the volume of work that has taken place, they, too, are interested in resuming classes with the students, while recognising the fact that work is still ongoing . . . . ” (YB)
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