education

Malick teacher gets early Christmas gift

The prin­ci­pal and staff of the Mal­ick Sec­ondary School have gone an ex­tra mile in this sea­son of car­ing and giv­ing for on teacher at the in­sti­tu­tion.

Natasha Lewis a teacher at the school, was born with cere­bral pal­sy and us­es a wheel­chair. As a re­sult, she is un­able to prop­er­ly ac­cess some of the fa­cil­i­ties on the school com­pound.

No salaries for school cleaners

Hundreds of school cleaners from denominational schools are still waiting for three months of their salaries so that they could enjoy the Christmas season.

Maxi drivers to get money

Education Minister Anthony Garcia says the salaries owed to school maxi taxi drivers have already been processed and he was hoping that they will be paid before Christmas.

No pay for school maxi drivers

School maxi taxi drivers are finding it difficult to make ends meet this Christmas as they have not received their salaries for the past term.

Association of Maxi Taxi School Transport Concessionaires president Rodney Ramlogan said their last salary was in July.

Class bully fractures boy's wrist at Barrackpore East, Garcia orders probe

Terrified for the safety of her son, who was brutally attacked by a school bully, Jane Samaroo is now begging Education Minister Anthony Garcia to secure a transfer for him.

Speaking outside the San Fernando General Hospital after doctors removed a cast from his fractured wrist Wednesday, Samaroo said her entire family is now suffering because she had lost her job after her son's attack.

Windermere students perform 'Abba' songs in Christmas Musical

What does the Swedish pop group ABBA  have to do with Christmas?

Some may say nothing seeing that the ABBA group, formed in 1972,  never officially recorded any official Christmas songs.

However, last Friday, students of Windermere Private School successfully presented their Christmas Musical with an ABBA-themed nativity called A Bethlehem Baby Arrives.

Classes resume at the ASJA Primary School

Classes at the ASJA Primary School have resumed after Public Health inspectors visited the school this morning and found no evidence of hand foot and mouth disease on the compound.

The following is a press release from the Ministry of Education:

"Teachers and students have resumed normal classes at the ASJA Primary School in San Fernando after Public Health Inspectors visited the school this morning and assured the principal and teachers there is no evidence of hand, foot and mouth disease on the compound. 

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