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We’ll help island teachers end years of failings, says director

St Helena’s own teachers must be properly trained and rewarded if severe problems in the island’s schools are to be resolved, according to its new director of education. Colin Moore spoke candidly at a public meeting about a litany of … Continue reading

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School top job requires a head for humour

The ability to laugh in the face of adversity is not exactly a required qualification for St Helena’s next head teacher, but it might come in handy. Whoever gets the job – at a salary close to the bottom of … Continue reading

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Must do better: poor school report spells ‘bleak’ future (comments added)

The writing is on the blackboard for St Helena’s economy if islanders don’t wake up to low marks in their schools. A report finds standards are poor, teachers lack training, and without radical change, the jobs outlook is bleak. People … Continue reading

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