TTUTA President Antonia DeFreitas is demanding a meeting with Minister of Education Anthony Garcia. This time around to discuss issues relating to COSTAATT's part-time lecturers.
At a protest outside the college’s city campus this morning DeFreitas said the lecturers have been intimidated by the administration for a number of years. She said the union would not sit by and tolerate this type of oppression.
The video of a school fight has surfaced on social media, this time allegedly between female students of a St Augustine school.
In the video, the students were seen shoving, slapping and punching each other, while their classmates scream in excitement.
This all took place in a hallway of the school.
The fight appears to have continued outside the school compound, as another video shows the students fighting in a savannah. However, the physical row is quelled by an adult, as the rest of the school students look on from higher ground.
Angry parents of students attending the defunct Couva West Secondary School are demanding that an immediate solution be found to house students.
Parents demonstrated outside the school at Baliser Street on Thursday, after a meeting with Education Minister Anthony Garcia flopped when the minister failed to show.
Thirty two junior steelbands will be vying for championship status in their respective categories, this weekend, at the National Schools Panorama Finals.
The competition takes place on Sunday 26 January, 2020 from 9:00 am, at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain.
The three categories being contested are Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Elite (21 & Under Group).
Finalists were selected after several days of judging at the competitors’ schools, panyards and communities.
The date for the Secondary Entrance Assessment (S.E.A.) has been officially confirmed and announced, and Education Minister Anthony Garcia says this year will see the largest number of students writing the exam in recent years.
The education minister, who made the announcement this morning, says this year’s exam will focus on Creative Writing, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills.
The Parent-Teacher Association for the Point Fortin East Secondary School is threatening to take action, if something is not done about conditions at the school, which it says are dangers to students and teachers, alike.
The school’s PTA wants to know whether the Ministry—and by extension the Minister of Education—will be addressing the many safety issues at Point Fortin East Secondary.
Two Secondary Schools have been the beneficiary of proper Road Safety guidelines.
Students of Mt Hope Secondary and Success/Laventille Secondary Schools have been shown the importance of practicing road discipline when crossing the road, paying attention to road signage, being sensitised to the dangers and risks associated with driving.
Contract teachers throughout Tobago have won a constitutional motion which they had filed against the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) for their rights to all gratuity payments and all monies owing to them.
The THA has been ordered to immediately pay the teachers all outstanding payments, plus interest,