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Education Minister meets with the Book Industry Organisation

Details: Published - July 27, 2016
The Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education is promising to collaboratively work with all involved in the school textbook industry concerning the provision and purchase of textbooks in the country. He made this statement subsequent to a fruitful and cordial meeting with members of the Book Industry Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago (BIOTT) at the Ministry of Education’s Head Office, Alexandra Street, St. Clair. Minister Garcia is assuring the population that the problems and errors will be rectified, as the Government moves towards improving the quality of education for the nation’s children.
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EDUCATION MINISTER: MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE MOE AND THE BIOTT

Details: Published - July 27, 2016
The Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education is confirming that a Memorandum of Undertanding will be established to govern the affairs of book publishers, the Education Facilities Company Limited (EFCL) and the Ministry of Education’s Textbook Management Unit in relation to the supply and distribution of textbooks in primary and secondary schools.
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Education Minister: GATE Report not final

Details: Published - July 18, 2016
The Ministry of Education is still awaiting Cabinet’s decision on the recommendations put forward by the GATE Task Force which was formed to give recommendations on the future of the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE). The report was sent to the Cabinet on Thursday July 14th, 2016 for deliberations.
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Distribution of Instruments of Appointment for new COSTAATT Board

Details: Published - July 13, 2016
Members of the newly appointed Board of the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT), received their instruments of appointment from the Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education and Dr. the Honourable Lovell Francis, Minister of State in the Ministry of Education at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Education’s Head Office on Tuesday 12 th July, 2016.
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