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Apprentice Programmes to aid in labour shortages

Details: Published - May 26, 2015

Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training continued his tour of factory floors visiting The Home Store and FT Farfan, Barataria and the Carib Brewery Limited and the Caribbean Development Company Limited (Carib Glass), Champ Fleurs in an effort to speak with manufacturers directly on their labour shortages, and the potential establishment of apprenticeship programmes which will ultimately benefit manufacturers who are suffering from chronic labour shortages. Speaking during the tour of FT Farfan on Friday May 1st 2015, Minister Karim commended Alan Fitzwilliam, CEO and Managing Director and his team for continuing their relationship with the National Energy Skills Centre (NESC) and the MIC Institute of Technology, agencies under the Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training (MTEST),

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COSTAATT Main Campus to Support Central Growth Pole

Details: Published - May 25, 2015
The new state-of-the-art multipurpose campus being built by the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT) will be earmarked to support the central growth pole which spans the areas of Charlieville, Chaguanas, Carapichaima and Couva. So stated Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training who delivered the feature address at the sealing of COSTAATT’s time capsule at Pierre-Connector Road, Chaguanas on Wednesday May 20th, 2015 where the main campus will be constructed.
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Karim: COSTAATT’s “Studio on Wheels” to become reality

Details: Published - May 25, 2015
On Monday May 4th 2015 Senator the Honourable, Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training delivered the opening remarks at COSTAATT’s World Press Freedom Day Symposium held at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain and called on the institution, particularly the Ken Gordon School of Journalism and Communication Studies, to reach out to the student population using a mobile training facility aptly called “COSTAATT Studio on Wheels.” The mobile facility will be designed in such a way so that students can reach audiences with built-in features allowing live reports from anywhere in the country.
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Karim extends helping hand to MDC-UM

Details: Published - May 25, 2015

Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training will be extending a helping hand to MDC-UM, Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya which recently suffered over $80 million dollars in damages after a fire destroyed two warehouses belonging to the popular office furniture supplier, and left over 170 employees without a place of work.

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