Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Missing the mark over what ‘Miss’ is wearing*


I refer to the report in the Express about male pupils inappropriately touching female teachers, which was raised at a Joint Select Committee meeting at Parliament on January 30.
While Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) has indicated that, according to its records, such incidents are infrequent, executive members of the National Parent Teachers’ Association (NPTA) shook their heads in disapproval and did not hesitate to point their fingers at female teachers, accusing them of dressing “too provocatively”.

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