Department of Government
[Speech at: North West St. Catherine Annual Teachers' Dinner], May 8, 2004
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Highlights the contributions that the Jamaican teacher, despite the prevailing atmosphere of negativism, has made to the shaping of the Jamaican society. Encourages teachers to continue to strive to maintain the high standards of the profession despite the challenges. Reminds the audience that the the profession will have to embrace changes which have become necessary as a result of a changing world brought on by globalization, information technology , and the knowledge-based economy.....