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How to Deal with Dysfunctional Teams

Unfortunately, there is a bit of dysfunction in every team. People are not perfect. They make mistakes and are flawed. This is true in every arena; from the sporting arena to boardrooms, and from five-star restaurants to large corporations. Imperfect people exist in education, retail, politics, and medicine. Dysfunctional Teams It is a commonality for … Continue reading How to Deal with Dysfunctional Teams

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Education: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work

The Factors Contributing to Stress in the Workplace Stress takes shape in two main forms, everyday stressors, and catastrophic stressors. The stress experienced in the workplace can belong to either of these categories. Everyday stressors can further be sub-divided into life events and daily hassles (Garrison and Bly, 1997). A change in working hours, trouble … Continue reading Education: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work

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Education: The Impact of Stress on Work Productivity

Identifying Stress Symptoms and Their Impact on Productivity Individuals react to stress differently, but each person begins with the same physiological response. Stress responses place a lot of demand on the body and mind. Extreme stress response can be deadly, as the result may take the form of chronic disease; such as heart disease and … Continue reading Education: The Impact of Stress on Work Productivity

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Sophie’s Place in Jamaica, Home for the Disabled

Sophie's Place Sophie’s Place is a haven for mentally and physically disabled children in Jamaica. The Facility Located off the Gordon Town main road is a set of quaint little buildings which houses Sophie’s Place. It is aptly named for the remembrance of its original benefactor’s daughter. Dr Trevor Hope, the original occupant of the … Continue reading Sophie’s Place in Jamaica, Home for the Disabled

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How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 1

Introduction "Philosophy is a field of study in which people question and create theories about the nature of reality. It includes diverse subfields such as aesthetics, epistemology, ontology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and law. Philosophers concern themselves with such fundamental and mysterious topics as whether or not God(s) exist, what is the nature of being and … Continue reading How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 1

Education: Primary to Tertiary Education in Jamaica

Jamaica is regarded around the world for its rich culture – especially its music, white sand beaches, friendly and highly educated people. The visitors that traverse its shores bring in millions of dollars making it a popular Caribbean destination. Being the third largest, English-speaking Caribbean country, it is populated with over 2.5 million people and … Continue reading Education: Primary to Tertiary Education in Jamaica

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Education: Post Graduate in Education – Class…its like watching paint dry – Semester 3

By: Denise N. Fyffe Officially the semester is just beginning; 4 days, 2 classes and the unwanted issues that comes with studying as already begun. Unofficially my third semester begun a month ago, when I begun my Teaching Practice 1 and 2. I was determined to finish my programme in a year and be ready … Continue reading Education: Post Graduate in Education – Class…its like watching paint dry – Semester 3

Education : Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Reasons for Teaching

It was time for another class. Yes, I was still looking forward to these long sessions in Psychology of Teaching & Learning class. So far, I was gaining an education; learning about learners and the people who taught them. In our second class we reviewed a very popular question. I am sure many of you have … Continue reading Education : Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Reasons for Teaching

Education: Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Day 1

Psychology is one of my favorite subjects. I love the idea of learning about human behavior and understanding the underlying motivation behind people's actions. It is like having access to their secrets without them knowing. I find on occasion people are in denial, having a blind spot, and they themselves not knowing their true desires, … Continue reading Education: Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Day 1