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Smith, Edwin M. E. – Voices in Education, 2021
The art component in the chaotic intersections of 2020 cannot be ignored. The expressive outputs of thoughts and feelings that are relevant first-person accounts in the struggle against oppression are also valuable markers that illuminate historical timelines. How reflective are these situations, and what can be derived from these moments? What do…
Descriptors: Art Education, Activism, Race, Foreign Countries
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Selassie, Wolde – Voices in Education, 2021
Analyzing the impact of the Civil Rights Movement and the Post-civil Rights era, this article will attempt to delineate how marches and protests, while highlighting political and social injustices, do not holistically advance ideals of egalitarianism and cultural empowerment. It will discuss how an authentic Multi-cultural Education and honest…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Activism, Multicultural Education, Socialization
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Maybury, Algene – Voices in Education, 2021
A low level of anxiety is common, as it is a healthy reaction to the unknown for most people. However, unforeseen circumstances such as a pandemic, can heighten anxiety to unhealthy levels thus impacting an individual's ability to function. Germani et al. (2020) states, "Uncertainty and instability are emotions… that generate worries about…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Coping, Stress Management
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McFarlane, Rachelle; Wallder, Stephen R. – Voices in Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted education provision and access across the globe. One key aspect affected is academic advisement, vital to a student's university experience for enhancing success and engagement. While recognizing disparities between academic advisement and student progression at the University of Technology,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, Faculty Advisers
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Curtis-Tweed, Phyllis – Voices in Education, 2021
Inherent in neocolonial systems of power is the perpetuation of racism, injustice, and inequity reinforced in education systems. In Bermuda, this phenomenon is exemplified by the division between public and private education and the relative inequities and outcome deficits in public education. The divide is systemic and sustained by government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Land Settlement, Power Structure
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Lightbourne, Dana D. – Voices in Education, 2021
The first known case of the novel Coronavirus appeared on December 31, 2019 in Wuhan, People's Republic of China. The first reported death from COVID was also in Wuhan on January 9, 2020. The first death outside of China was in the Philippines on February 1, 2020 (WHO, 2020). While scientists are still in debate about whether the disease was…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Teaching Methods, School Closing
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Harvey, Amy – Voices in Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has held a mirror to our society: exposing the cracks and blemishes of our many systems, highlighting the inequalities that exist, and revealing the disproportionate effects this disease has on definite segments of our communities. COVID-19 is considered a global emergency mirroring another ongoing global emergency: climate…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Climate, World Problems
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Makomo, Moffat – Voices in Education, 2020
Community based programmes for adolescents receiving mental health services have been previously linked with the effective acquisition of knowledge, change in perceptions and attitudes, as well as change in behaviours. This article will detail how the new Teen Life Skills Programme was able to address some of the barriers and equip the…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Daily Living Skills, Skill Development, Adolescents
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Chan, Anna – Voices in Education, 2020
Communication is a complex phenomenon. How people interpret information to make decisions relies on an infinite amount of data that is different for every individual based on experience, education, socioeconomics, and belief systems. The complexity is compounded with subjects such as vaccinations, when patients must make decisions that impact…
Descriptors: Nurses, Patients, Communication Skills, Difficulty Level
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Boykin-Smith, Anne – Voices in Education, 2020
Obesity is a global health challenge, with 39% of the adult population considered overweight and 13% considered obese as measured in 2016 (World Health Organization (WHO), 2018). The obesity rate in Bermuda was 34.4% in 2014. It is associated with many comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease, Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, musculoskeletal…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Nutrition, Merchandise Information, Access to Information
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Burch, Shanna-Lee – Voices in Education, 2020
Viruses are microscopic organisms that require a host to live and multiply. The Human Papillomavirus is a sexually transmitted virus with strains that are connected with cervical cancer and genital warts. Due to the risk of cervical cancer, women have traditionally been "pre-treated" with various vaccinations as a means of prevention.…
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Cancer, Females, Immunization Programs
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Pacheco, Sierra – Voices in Education, 2020
The objective of this study was to assess the correlation of the Per3 gene VNTR polymorphism to insomnia patients in Bermuda. Buccal swabs were taken, and DNA was extracted, after which the genotypes of volunteers were characterised by using polymerase chain reaction. There were 25 total volunteers (21 females, 4 males, aged 20-79) that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Genetics, Sleep, Correlation
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Douglas-Sampson, Pashé; Richards, Courtney – Voices in Education, 2020
Unlike some countries, there are currently no investigational studies of the Bermuda occupational therapy workforce. A survey study was conducted to capture the viewpoint of twenty Bermudian occupational therapists regarding current healthcare services. In search of a description of the Bermuda occupational therapy service, this article will…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Occupations, Labor Force, Delivery Systems
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Adebayo, Tobi Temitayo; Babalola, Adejoke Clara – Voices in Education, 2019
The study provides information on the availability, types of learning activities, and perception of the female inmates towards these learning activities in prisons in Ondo, Osun, and Oyo States. The study adopted the survey design. Total enumeration sampling technique was used for the selection of the sample size. The study discovered that the…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Females, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Education
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Mejiuni, Olutoyin – Voices in Education, 2019
This paper calls attention to the need to foster an understanding of the intersection of informal learning and social justice issues during the training of academic leaders (professors and administrators) and makes the case for academic leaders to take cognizance of informal learning in their social justice practices. The author posits that the…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Social Justice, College Faculty, College Administration
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