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Karim congratulates Principal of The UWI Open Campus

Details: Published - June 02, 2015

Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training congratulated Dr. Luz Longsworth – newly appointed Principal and Pro Vice Chancellor of The UWI Open Campus at Cave Hill, Barbados, who paid him a courtesy visit at the Ministry’s Head Office in Port of Spain on Tuesday June 2, 2015.

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Karim: Publish Local Business Success Stories

Details: Published - May 29, 2015

Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training gave the feature address at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) Creativity Campus, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain and witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding among the Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training; Ministry of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications and the Ministry of Public Utilities – to develop the printing and packaging industry in Trinidad and Tobago on Friday May 29th, 2015.

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Life Skills Goes Digital

Details: Published - May 28, 2015

Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training intends to include the Life Skills Programme on the e-learning platform of new laptops given to first year secondary school students across the country. He made these comments while giving the Feature Address at the National Life Skills Day hosted by the National Training Agency at the NESC Auditorium, Point Lisas Campus, Couva on Wednesday 27 May 2015.

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MTEST & TTMA Partner on Manufacturing Apprenticeship System

Details: Published - May 26, 2015

The Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training (MTEST) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) and ten (10) participating manufacturers on Tuesday May 26th, 2015 to address the shortfall of skilled, semi-skilled, technical and professional labour in the manufacturing sector. This will allow for job creation, a greater contribution to national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and an increase in international competitiveness. The MOU comes after weeks of factory tour visits conducted by Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training and officials from the MIC Institute of Technology and the National Energy Skills Center, which sought to address the issue of labour shortages.

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