In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I interview all the staff to find out exactly what is demotivating them and then come up with a plan of action to develop positive thinking amongst the workforce.
- Often students were profoundly demotivated by their perception that many clinical teachers had a low level of commitment to teaching, and this led to a repetitive cycle of non-attendance by students and teachers alike.
- There is no particular reason to say the police are demotivated or have low morale.
- Exhausted, demotivated staff are not efficient.
- No amount of rhetoric, clever policies, threats, or even extra resources will improve a service if the staff are demotivated.
- He wants to bring about changes and he's started them, so at this stage I don't want to demotivate him,’ he added.
- Nothing demotivates people like the equal treatment of unequals.
- ‘We appeal to the government to look into the plight of its workers because delays in paying salaries demotivate them,’ he said.
- Let us not think of motivating one group while forgetting that we are, at the same time demotivating another.
- He said in Chipata yesterday that the poor state of schools had demotivated both teachers and pupils in the area which had led to high illiteracy levels.
- The club's standing in the community enables it to encourage children who may otherwise feel demotivated by education and, as Wardle explains, football offers an ideal basis for teaching.
- In addition, scarce opportunities for employment in the formal sector of the economy, especially in rural areas, may demotivate families and pupils from investing resources and time in formal schooling.
- Parenting children is one of the toughest jobs a person will ever have, and being unemployed is one of the most demotivating experiences of one's life.
- Youth organisations are frustrated and staff are demotivated,’ he said.
- Too many times have I seen the lack of jobs demotivating young people.
- As Ms Ramatali observed, the commission's failures to promote qualified teachers to principals have demotivated teachers and deprived schools of management.
- This sense of insecurity demotivates people, makes them reluctant to try new things and new ways.
- Invariably it is our key workers we equip with mobile technology and it is important they do not become demotivated by it.
- Lazily falling out of bed at eleven, it is strange to still be in complete darkness, and breakfast is a decidedly demotivating affair.
- And we wonder why our health services have broken down, why nurses are in such short supply, why nurses are so demotivated…
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.