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If people become demoralised and despondent through lack of encouragement and incentive the fabric of society is at peril.
Mr Opperman said he believed teachers were demoralised and demotivated by "the legacy of a national curriculum designed by ideologues and policed to a certain extent by bureaucrats."
"I don't think that will happen." Mr Opperman said he believed teachers were demoralised and demotivated by "the legacy of a national curriculum designed by ideologues and policed to a certain extent by bureaucrats."
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The staff are the most demoralised workforce in British television and are extremely disappointed at the way the company has been run down."
The pair forged a 249-run partnership, a third-wicket record for Warwickshire against Yorkshire, and at times were dismissive of an attack that became increasingly demoralised.
Pakistan would have been demoralised after their heavy defeat to India on Saturday and even more so when they saw England reduce Australia to 135 for eight.
Halifax were totally demoralised and never threatened after the break and substitute Broad was unlucky not to wrap up the victory for Plymouth when he hit the inside of a post late on.
We see quite a demoralised society, one where the only good is what I want, the only rights are my own, and the only life with any meaning or value is the life I want for myself," the Cardinal said.
The group leader, Abdullahi Mire, said the students were demoralised by threats by the Kenya Government to close the camp.
As usual, the challenge is always cash and when it is provided, officials often steal it and leave players stranded, starving and demoralised. Yet with the outpouring of support now, there is evidence that the government can fully support the sport.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who has been called up in the ODI as well as T20 squad for the upcoming West Indies tour, on Thursday revealed that he was not at all demoralised when he was put in standby for the ongoing Champions Trophy, rather he was quite confident of getting a chance to represent his country anytime soon.