The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe

Book Excerpt On The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe

While pursuing my studies in counselling, I noticed that all the books we used were from overseas authors. As such, I decided to ensure that I represented for our country as well. It is the responsibility of writers, who can, to not be selfish in their endeavors, but to think about our countries welfare as … Continue reading Book Excerpt On The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Excerpt On Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe

  Introduction Mrs. Goodrich showed up to the Fairies Secondary School as usual, looking forward to the challenges that would greet her in her chosen profession, as a School counsellor. Her day was particularly hectic and burdensome, as several boys got in trouble for missing classes and gathering at the back of the school and … Continue reading Book Excerpt On Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe

Feature on The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Credentials of the School Counsellor Most professionals are guided by ethical standards for which their members may be held accountable and professional practice improved. Relatively young professions such as school counselling, develop these standards over time and they become systematized in codes. From these standards and guidelines the responsibilities that govern school counsellors are derived. … Continue reading Feature on The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Feature on The Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Introduction It should be made particularly apparent that there is no separate distinction between the roles and responsibilities of a school counsellor. Seemingly, no understandable approach was identified to distinguish or separate what are roles, versus, what are responsibilities. What can be said however is that responsibilities are dependent on the type of role that … Continue reading Feature on The Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 2

The Factors responsible for such Family Diversity Family Forms Just as there are different functions of a Caribbean family unit so too is there various forms of the family, expanding across all countries, nations, cultures and ethnic groups.  There are seven basic types of families in the world: Nuclear - parents and one or more children; Single Parent - … Continue reading Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 2

Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 1

The various family forms found in the Caribbean By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2015, Denise N. Fyffe Introduction The family, in many ways, is the birthplace of society. It is our most basic economic, political, and social unit. It is within the Caribbean family that individuals first learn the value of work and the worth … Continue reading Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 1

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Jamaican Education: Post Graduate Diploma in Education – The End is Nigh

By: Denise N. Fyffe Thank you Jesus! I am now completing my final semester. It has been a long journey, which upon reflection has gone by in the blink of an eye. If it was not for these reflection posts, which are my own therapy, I would have forgotten somethings. From lazy classmates who leech off … Continue reading Jamaican Education: Post Graduate Diploma in Education – The End is Nigh

I've lost my mojo

Jamaican Education: Post Graduate Diploma in Education – I’ve lost my Mojo

By: Denise N. Fyffe I have lost my mojo! My will and desire to pursue this Classroom Assessment course is all but out the window. Today, we collected our in-class test result and for the first time in my life, I am happy for a passing grade. Yea, Yea, the overachiever in me ain't happy, … Continue reading Jamaican Education: Post Graduate Diploma in Education – I’ve lost my Mojo