A Key Reason Many Bahamians Are What We Call “Passive”

WAKEUPPeople ask why Bahamians are so passive. There are numerous reasons – key among them is that many Bahamians today leave school not being able to read, write or calculate beyond a middle school grade level, and both reading and listening comprehension skills of many graduates are far below their grade level. Critical thinking is also not a fundamental facet of our national curriculum. If the tools of those who govern far outstretch those of the governed – what we see today and have seen for years is what one should expect to see. This must change or we cannot truly advance.

No education = no liberation.
No comprehension brings apprehension. Continue reading