Education Minister Petter St Jean says a qualified teacher is a professionally trained one.
He says requisite training and continuous professional development should be the hallmark of a teacher's tenure.
Meantime, Jean has made an announcement that the school term will be a bit longer.
He says that schools are being used as hurricane shelters and as a result of this it has been putting back the progress and cutting in on productivity.
St. Jean says that Ministry of Education has decided that all schools in Dominica will close December 19th instead of December 14th.
Education Minister Petter St. Jean
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