Four secondary school students who participated in the recently concluded 15th Shanghai International Youth Interactive Friendship Camp held in China, yesterday paid a courtesy call on Education Minister Anthony Garcia.
The students who took part in this event during the period July 16 – 25, 2019 are Kayla Batchasingh of Holy Name Convent POS, Jodi Cunningham of Bishop Anstey High School POS, Hsiao-Fa Lee Ha of Couva East Secondary and Angelina Mia Hosein of Arima Central Secondary.
Education Minister Anthony Garcia says 61 per cent of the students who wrote this year's CAPE examinations have received five or more passes.
CAPE results were released online on Wednesday and earlier today.
Two Trinidadian students have been awarded the 2019 Korean Government Scholarship to pursue Master’s Degrees in Korea.
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea made the announcement via a news release yesterday.
The Ministry of Education has recalled as booklist which required students to purchase cleaning and sanitary items, including toilet paper.
The ministry issued a statement on Friday saying that following public discussion of the concerns surrounding the request by the primary school the list was recalled.
The ministry said it was made aware of the request as early as Monday 8th July, 2019.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus has announced its 2019/2020 Guild of Students Council.
The new council, led by president Justin Subero, was elected by the student body in March 2019 and officially assumed office on June 1, 2019. He succeeds Darrion Narine.
Due to financial constraints at the Ministry of Education, nursing students have not received their stipends for the last month.
The nursing students are calling on the ministry to take immediate steps to ensure that their stipends are paid and Education Minister Anthony Garcia has assured that the situation will be rectified.
“We will make sure that their stipends will be paid,” Garcia said as he addressed the launch of the principal leadership series in San Fernando on Tuesday.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) has appointed Dr Dawn Marie De Four- Gill as the new Campus Registrar and Dr Acolla Lewis-Cameron as the new Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Dr De Four-Gill is the first woman to be appointed Campus Registrar at the St. Augustine Campus.
Within the university system, the Campus Registrar is the most senior administrator on the campus, serving as Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Operating Officer and as Secretary to all campus committees.
The top ten Tobago Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) students, their parents, teachers and principals were treated to breakfast and awards by Chief Secretary and Secretary of Education, Innovation and Energy, Kelvin Charles on Tuesday at the Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort.
Charles applauded the teachers and principals and said he hoped the results will motivate them to maintain the performance and gain no fewer than three students in the top 200 in 2020.
A 20-year-old man from Enterprise in Chaguanas, Ronaldo Lawrence Jr Del Young has been accepted to the University of Waterloo in Canada but is currently trying to raise over TT$250,000 to make his dream happen.
Del Young who also needs an entrance scholarship fee of CAD$2,000 was forced to defer the acceptance to this year because of financial constraints.
The Letter of Acceptance is dated March 7, 2019 and it expires on September 17, 2019 meaning it will be null and void.