Minister on bomb threats Pranksters will not disrupt CSEC, CAPE exams

The Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion says it will not al­low pranksters to dis­rupt the ad­min­is­tra­tion of the CSEC and CAPE ex­am­i­na­tions.

This, even as they in­tro­duced stricter se­cu­ri­ty mea­sures fol­low­ing wide­spread calls to­day that a num­ber of bombs had been plant­ed at sev­er­al sec­ondary schools across the coun­try.

Speak­ing from his of­fice at the Ed­u­ca­tion Tow­er, Port-of-Spain ear­li­er - Gar­cia as­sured stu­dents and par­ents that there was noth­ing to pan­ic about.

Cassandra Khan wins President's Medal, Gold

Balancing her studies with her spiritual growth has worked out well for Cassandra Khan who won the President's Medal, Gold for outstanding performance in the 2018 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations.

The 18-year-old Naparima Girls High School pupil, who lives with her parents Nancy and Haroun Khan at Ragoo Village, Wellington Road, expressed jubilation at her award.

In an interview, Cassandra said she was able to accomplish everything through the blessing of Jehovah God and his son Jesus Christ. 

Education Ministry opens CSEC registration tomorrow

The Ministry of Education is advising that persons with last names beginning with A-G who were unable to register for the CSEC January 2018 examinations because of the Ministry’s Head Office closure on Wednesday 22nd August, 2018, can complete their registration on Friday 24th August, 2018.

The ministry says registration will take place at its head office at #5 St Vincent Street, Port of Spain from 8 am to 4 pm.

It says no late fees will be charged to persons who are completing their registration on August 24th.