Diverse temperaments, language skills and the social maturity levels of pupils require educated class management of staff.
But consider what it’s like when there are 50 to 100 facing you! In classes where they sit three to a desk, or more! Where there aren’t enough books or tablets?
The official classroom size allowed by province varies: 33 to 38 in primary schools and 27 in secondary schools.
Everyone’s frustrated pipe dream. As for the need for individualised attention? Much neglected. Numbers put a sorry limit on what’s humanly (and humanely) possible!