ARE THE TRADITIONAL ROLES OF TEACHERS’ UNIONS CHANGING?

 

North American and Caribbean dialogue in education takes place across widely different circumstances of means and resources yet it would be misleading and erroneous to apply the conventional First World/ Third World or developed/underdeveloped categorisations. Largely because of our common colonial history both North America and the Caribbean share a similar history of the creation and operation of school systems. There are several schools in the Caribbean that have operated continuously for over 250 years. For example, Combermere in Barbados recently celebrated its 300th anniversary as a school. Wolmers in Jamaica is approaching its 300th anniversary. Continue reading