The Standard Five teacher accused of verbally degrading and abusing students of the Tranquillity Government Primary School has been removed from the classroom and will be presented with a cease to report for duty letter by the end of this week.
This was confirmed by Education Minister Anthony Garcia following a meeting at the school this morning.
Children in schools across T&T have been asked to donate non-perishable food items to assist persons from The Bahamas who have been displaced by Hurricane Dorian.
The relief effort which is being coordinated by the Ministry of Education will span a period of two weeks from September 16 to 27.
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.