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SEA on August 20, Teachers Get Stipend for Vacation Classes

  THE Secondary Entrance Assessment Examination (SEA) will take place on August 20, 2020. This was revealed by Minister of Education Anthony Garcia at the virtual media conference on Wednesday. He said SEA students and their teachers will be asked to come out to school from July 20, 2020 until the examination. Since this is […]Read More

UNC MP: PNM Don’t Want to Work With Us

  THE PNM Government does not want to work with the UNC Opposition to help in the fight of the Covid-19 threat. This was the claim by Caroni East MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh in a release on Sunday. He said, “It is clear by the Prime Minister’s many rejections of our calls since January to […]Read More

New School Year to Start in January 2021

THE Covid-19 pandemic may cause the new school year to start in January 2021 and not September 2020. This according to Minister of Education Anthony Garcia at a virtual news conference to on Tuesday. He said the last school term for 2020 will start in September while the next academic year (2021) will begin in […]Read More

Schools Open in September, SEA maybe October

  SCHOOLS are not likely to open before September. This was revealed by Minister of Education Anthony Garcia at a virtual news conference on Tuesday. He said too that the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) could take place in October since one month was needed for preparation in order to have students sit the exam comfortably. […]Read More

Low Turnout of Pupils Again on Ash Wednesday: Minister Wants

  ASH Wednesday has seen yet another high absenteeism rate in primary and secondary schools in Trinidad and Tobago. The Ministry of Education said that only 18 percent of secondary school students turned up to school on Ash Wednesday. The rate was only a bit higher for primary school students with 29 percent of those […]Read More

Concrete Louvers for POS School

  PORT-OF-SPAIN – CONCRETE louvers will be installed at the South East Port-of-Spain Sec­ondary School (SE­POS). The announcement from Education Minister Anthony Garcia comes months af­ter a stray bul­let that was fired during a gang war­fare in the area en­tered a class­room. Speaking at a news conference on Friday at his Ministry, Garcia said, “To­wards […]Read More

Education Minister: No National Scholarships Yet

  PORT-OF-SPAIN – DESPITE calling a news conference on Thursday to announce national scholarship recipients, Minister of Education Anthony Garcia did not do so. At his St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain office, Garcia told the media that the Cabinet had not yet decided on the awarding of scholarships. He apologised and said he expected to have […]Read More

Tranquil Teacher to be Disciplined

  EDUCATION Minister Anthony Garcia says a teacher at the Tranquillity Government Primary School is expected to face disciplinary action after voice recordings have gone viral. In the recordings, the standard five teacher allegedly threatens and insults students in a classroom. After a visit to the school on Tuesday, Garcia told the media that he […]Read More

Education Ministry Probes Water Leaks at Couva School

  MINISTER of Education Anthony Garcia says that poor workmanship could be the reasons of the water leaks at the Couva West Secondary School. At a news conference at the Ministry of Education, St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain on Tuesday Garcia said, “As soon as the leaks are repaired, something else happens. There have been some […]Read More

No Government School Funeral for ‘Sandman’

THE funeral service of reputed gangster Vaughn “Sandman” Mieres and his wife Alika “Letty” Dehere will not take place at the Las Cuevas Government Primary School as has been advertised on a digital flyer. Speaking to the media outside the Parliament on Wednesday, Minister of Education Anthony Garcia said, “Well, I can say most definitely […]Read More