Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Jones: Count me out

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DON’T ADD RONALD JONES’ name to those who support corporal punishment.

In fact, the Minister of Education says while corporal punishment might stop deviant behaviour for a time, it eventually led to a build-up of anger in young people.

Jones was speaking at the opening of a four-day Restorative Practices training workshop, for principals and deputy principals of secondary schools, at the Solutions Centre, Cave Hill Campus, University of the West Indies, yesterday.

The workshop was part of the Can$19.2 million Canadian-funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) programme which has been rolled out in 13 Commonwealth countries.

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition

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