education

Ministry takes action against 'abusive' teacher

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.

School students rally behind the Bahamas

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.

Garcia assures school woes will be fixed

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.

Minister meets students from China Interactive Camp

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.

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