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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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Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System

These last few classes have been quite enthralling, fun, introspective, and revealing. The teaching strategies utilized have made for challenging and fun sessions. I pray to facilitate teaching sessions like these one day. In Perspectives in Education class tonight (circa November 2014) everyone received a piece of paper with a question on it. We had … Continue reading Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System

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Education: Negative Impact of Group Assignments

Dealing with Group Assignments The Impact/Implications of forced group assignments at the tertiary level on an individual student's final grade and morale. That was my suggestion for tonight's group assignment and without even an objective consideration it was disregarded. The two naysayers started to question, how easy it would be to find viable journal article … Continue reading Education: Negative Impact of Group Assignments

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

Education: Teachers’ Unethical Behaviour in Jamaican Schools

Teachers and their unethical behavior in Jamaican schools have been tolerated for too long. Many forget that ethical guidelines are important and necessary to curb such unethical, unprofessional, and deviant behaviors. Ineffective Teachers in Jamaica Many Jamaican teachers at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels act like having professional ethics is a practice from the … Continue reading Education: Teachers’ Unethical Behaviour in Jamaican Schools

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