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Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Posted in: Learning difficulties & tutoring

Article source: www.jis.gov.jm

Prepare Teachers to Identify Learning Difficulties – Thwaites

Education Minister, Hon. Ronald Thwaites, is urging training colleges to ensure that teachers entering the classroom are qualified to identify learning deficiencies at the earliest stage of the education system. He said research by the Ministry is showing that up to 20 per cent of the nation’s children have slight to severe learning deficiencies and there is need for these…

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Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Posted in: Learning difficulties & tutoring

Article source: www.eastlothiancourier.com

Jailed for sex assault on vulnerable boy, 15

A learning assistant from Tranent who indecently assaulted a vulnerable schoolboy after making him watch a sex education programme was jailed for four years last Friday. Andrew Bradshaw, 54, was employed at a school in Edinburgh when he preyed on the 15-year-old, who has learning difficulties. A judge told Bradshaw at the High Court in Edinburgh: “You have pled guilty…

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