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The Guyana Teachers Union in recent years has always been very vocal about their disagreement whenever the issue of eradicating Corporal punishment in schools was brought up.In light of recent statements made by Minister of Education Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine regarding the eradication of Corporal punishment within schools,Cheap NFL Jerseys, the GTU has once again raised their disagreement to the Ministry’s intent.GTU President, Mark Lyte recently stated that the “union’s position remains the same on the issue. We are not supportive of Corporal Punishment being taken out of the schools, as the Ministry is yet to put alternatives in place to deal with aggressive children.”Lyte said that when various (proven) alternative measures have been put in place,China Jerseys Wholesale, only then will the union rethink its stance on Corporal punishment. “Unless the Minister provides effective measures to deal with badly-behaved children,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, we as a union must say that this must remain.”The need for Welfare Officers was also highlighted as teachers are said to be ill-equipped to deal with children who may need counseling. Lyte stated that the current systems in place relating to Welfare Officers are poor at best. It was stated that two Officers will have to cater for 40-60 children.It was the view of Lyte that teachers are often left with nothing to ensure students are kept in line. The only measure in place which gives them some semblance of authority is Corporal punishment.The issue has over the years caused many discussions and public debates and despite many calls for the practice’s abolishment,NFL Jerseys China, to date it has not happened. However, it must be noted that not all teachers are allowed to discipline students. That right is reserved for the Head teachers of the school or a senior teacher who must be under supervision at the time of disciplining the child.The Minister had recently revealed his disappointment that such acts are still being practiced in the school system and intimated that Corporal punishment can often lead to psychological scarring as it is no different from physical abuse. He said that classrooms should not be a place of fear but rather, one of learning. It is for this reason that the Minister is looking to do away with the archaic practice by adjusting relevant legislation in the near future.He stated that a central counseling body will be established soon and trained Counselors will be attached to each school.In the year 2013,Wholesale Jerseys China, the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU), in the wake of mounting calls for the abolition of Corporal punishment within schools,Jerseys From China, stated that the practice’s abolishment is not something they support. GTU Secretary at the time, Coretta McDonald opined that the abolition of Corporal Punishment may prove to be disastrous for teachers as there are many hostile children in their classrooms. Many members of the GTU stated that Corporal punishment is the only tool available to them to better mould future generations.
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