Wednesday, September 28, 2022

ECCB Governor Offers Advice To Teachers

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As teachers and students return to classrooms after an extended closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine is advising teachers to be guided by three key principles: Decide what story you want to tell; adopt a growth mindset; and let love be your highest goal.

Governor Antoine was at the time delivering the featured address at the Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis Ministry of Education´s Opening Ceremony of the New School Year 2020-2021.

He said that it was a special year and as such every teacher and principal must decide from the start what story they wanted to tell; whether they would simple go through the motion, descend into a rut of negativity or rise to the occasion and deliver high quality education to the nation´s children.

Governor Antoine advised the teachers and principals that a growth mindset, which enables one to reframe problems into opportunities, coupled with a genuine love for the teaching profession, would aid them as they navigate these challenging times.

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He further told teachers that when they adopt and display these positive traits, they model the positive behaviour for the nation´s children who are looking on and taking their cues from them.

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