Simon Jordan’s scathing response to Charlton boss Duchatelet’s talkSPORT interview

first_imgSimon Jordan has ripped into Charlton Athletic chairman Roland Duchatelet after his interview with talkSPORT, in which he accused fans of playing a part in the club’s relegation to League One and making it difficult for him to sell the club.Duchatelet broke his long silence over the turmoil at the London club when he sat down with talkSPORT host Jim White in Belgium for a rare interview, which aired on Tuesday.EXCLUSIVE: Listen to the full interview with Roland Duchatelet on talkSPORT hereThe Belgian millionaire’s comments about why his tenure at the club has been such a failure incensed loyal supporters, who have been campaigning for the 71-year-old to leave the club for the majority of his four-year reign. Charlton fans have long protested against their absent owner 2 2 Duchatelet spoke to talkSPORT host Jim White in his native Belgium And former Crystal Palace chairman Jordan has also given a scathing assessment of the Addicks chief’s excuses, telling talkSPORT on Wednesday: “I felt that 90 per cent of what he said was complete and utter tosh.“I don’t think anybody goes into a football club with the intention of destroying it, but he talked about doing due diligence, and the guys that are going to buy the club doing due diligence, and he came up with some nonsense. “He said that ultimately the buyers changed their mind from one result to another and that the fan climate would affect the buying price, but that’s a load of old pony.“The fact that he didn’t do due diligence, that he didn’t understand the club he was buying into, is more important.“In four years he’s turned a football club that wasn’t doing well into a club that is now going dreadfully, and everyone around it seems to be disassociated and disenfranchised.“He’s looking at it from one point of view and one point of view only – his own. This club under his watch has gone really, really backwards.”Listen back to Simon Jordan’s verdict on Charlton owner Roland Duchatelet’s comments abovelast_img read more

Parents and Teachers Encouraged to Use Maths to Equip Students with Reasoning Skills

first_imgDr. McLean said the hope is that children coming through the education system will not only be effective learners at school but will continue as critical and independent thinkers after they leave school.She reminded that the upcoming Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations will include mathematics.Dr. McLean said the Ministry has organised and will participate in several activities from March 24 to 29 as part of National Mathematics Week.These include The Mico University College International Mathematics Teaching Summit, to be held from March 25 to 27 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston, featuring international presenters with expertise in mathematics and the teaching of the subject from Finland, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States; and the National Mathematics Exposition at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus, on Friday (March 29).National Mathematics Week is being observed under the theme ‘Math Counts’. “As one of the key learning areas in our school curriculum, mathematics education aims not only to provide students with mathematical knowledge but also to equip them with the necessary skills, so that they can develop the capabilities to learn and the confidence to face the challenges of the knowledge-based society,” she added. In recognition of National Mathematics Week, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr. Grace McLean, is encouraging educators, parents and guardians to use the subject of mathematics to equip students with the logical reasoning skills they need. In recognition of National Mathematics Week, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr. Grace McLean, is encouraging educators, parents and guardians to use the subject of mathematics to equip students with the logical reasoning skills they need.Speaking at the launch of National Mathematics Week at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. Andrew on March 25, Dr. McLean said in this technologically complex and highly competitive era, “we need to equip students with logical reasoning skills, problem-solving skills and the ability to think in abstract ways, which students can learn from doing mathematics”.“As one of the key learning areas in our school curriculum, mathematics education aims not only to provide students with mathematical knowledge but also to equip them with the necessary skills, so that they can develop the capabilities to learn and the confidence to face the challenges of the knowledge-based society,” she added.Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr. Grace McLean (right), speaks at the launch of National Mathematics Week on Monday (March 25), at Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. Andrew. At left are educators who were present at the launch.center_img Speaking at the launch of National Mathematics Week at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. Andrew on March 25, Dr. McLean said in this technologically complex and highly competitive era, “we need to equip students with logical reasoning skills, problem-solving skills and the ability to think in abstract ways, which students can learn from doing mathematics”. Story Highlightslast_img read more

Our youth are crying out for help child advocate in Saskatchewan releases

first_imgLarissa Burnouf APTN News Saskatchewan’s child advocate spoke to 256 young Indigenous people over the course of a year to come up with a report released this week.Corey O’soup said that young people in the province are “crying out for help” and that the government should listen to First Nation and leadership to help curb the problem.O’soup launched an investigation after the deaths of six First Nations girls in northern Saskatchewan last [email protected]last_img