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(Daily Express, 2003)
This article identifies the consequences of school failure, provides a profile of students who fail, and makes suggestions for reducing school failure
(Daily Express, 2008)
This article stresses the need for planning a proper programme of orientation for new secondary school students who are being initiated into the institution
Workforce Development in Schools
(Daily Express, 2003)
This article argues for the implementation of a programme of workforce development in primary and secondary schools to induct students into the culture of work
The impact of school violence on secondary victims in selected secondary schools in Trinidad and Tobago
(School of Education Publications, UWI, Mona, 2014)
Although a wide body of research on school violence exists, much of the work is concentrated within westernized contexts, particularly within the American context, and is focused on the types of violent behaviours exhibited, ...
Transfer and transitioning: Students’ experiences in a secondary school in Trinidad and Tobago
(School of Education, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, 2016)
In Trinidad and Tobago, parents, teachers, and students use several factors in selecting a secondary school of their choice. However, not all students are given their first choice of school. In an attempt to ensure the ...
What Are Upper Secondary School Students Saying About History?
(School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, 2011)
This study sought to examine students' thinking about history to determine the extent to which their perceptions coincided with widely held views on the subject. The study employed a mixed-method research design aimed at ...
Impacting struggling adolescent readers: A socio-psycholinguistic study of junior secondary students in Trinidad
(School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, 2007)
This paper analyses the classroom reading behaviours and literacy culture of 19 low SES students, aged 11-14, who scored between 0-30 percent on their primary school exit examinations, and were placed in an English-and-Math ...
The Secondary School Experience
(Daily Express, 2007)
This article offers insights on the secondary school experience that awaits students entering secondary school for the first time. It identifies some of the ways in which these students can maximize the benefits of this experience
Lower secondary science students' misconceptions of ozone depletion and global warming
(School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, 2009)
This study focused on students' misconceptions related to ozone depletion and global warming. Six open-ended diagnostic questions were administered to 103 randomly selected lower secondary school science students in Trinidad ...
Healthy Mathematical Dispositions
(Daily Express, 2007-05)
This article notes that the goal of mathematics education is the development of a healthy "mathematical disposition," but that the beliefs, negative attitudes, and misconceptions about mathematics and its teaching and ...