Minister of Education Anthony Garcia said yesterday he is hoping to get a report from the Ministry of Works before the end of this week on the dilapidated main building of the Fyzabad Anglican Secondary school, in order to commission work on the school’s central block.
He said depending on what the reports concluded, classes for the school may be moved to a location close to Heritage Petroleum Company Limited.
With five days until the new school year, the Ministry of Education is hoping to complete repairs so that all schools will be open in time.
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.