education

Education Ministry: Bishop's students can return to school

The Ministry of Education is advising that students of the Bishop Centenary College can return to school.

This follows reports that some students were being turned away for failure to pay the school's $500 maintenance fee.

A statement by the Ministry says that the Ministry and school administration have reached and an agreement and have further agreed to meet next week to discuss the matter.

The Ministry issued the following statement today:

Education Ministry, OWTU meet to discuss future of UTT

Minister of Education, Anthony Garcia has assured the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) that he will continue to explore all avenues to secure the best outcome for all stakeholders of the University of Trinidad and Tobago.

This comes amidst fears that the UTT will be closed because of a lack of funding.

Garcia: Ministry cannot remove teacher at San Fernando Methodist Primary

Education Minister Anthony Garcia has advised protesting parents of the San Fernando Methodist Primary School that the assistance being requested for the removal of a teacher at the school is the responsibility of the Teaching Service Commission (TSC).

In a statement issued the by the Ministry, the Minister reiterated that the responsibilities of the Ministry and that of the TSC differ and must not be confused to ensure that transparency is maintained in all matters.

Huawei sends UTT students to China

From October 31st to November 16th, four students of the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) will visit Huawei’s headquarters in China to train in the latest in ICT.

The Fortune 500 company says it aims to share knowledge and expertise with the next generation of ICT and telecoms students and develop the top talent in T&T to ready them for the digital transformation.

Education Ministry: Curb the mischief and go to school tomorrow

School is on tomorrow.

The Education Ministry is calling on citizens to "curb the level of mischief" and go to school.

Here's the statement by the Ministry:

"The Ministry of Education wishes to advise that all schools are to be opened on Tuesday 24th October, 2017.

The Ministry has been made aware of a news report being circulated on Social Media indicating that schools will be closed tomorrow.

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