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Karim: “Talentism is the new capitalism”

Details: Published - April 16, 2015
On Wednesday April 15th 2015, Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training delivered the feature address at the Opening Ceremony of ACTT’s 2nd International Conference 2015 on Higher Education and Training. The theme for this year’s conference was “Thinking Global, Acting Local: The Changing Realities of Higher Education and Training” and was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain.
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Karim Walks Factory Floors to Address Labour Shortage

Details: Published - April 15, 2015
Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training, Minister Karim has now deemed it necessary to “walk the factory floors” to gain a more holistic insight into the programmes required by manufacturers and to gain first-hand knowledge of the “current labour shortages.” He toured the factory floors of Blue Waters Products Limited and Advance Foam Limited, Orange Grove Estate, Tacarigua on Friday 10th April, 2015.
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635 TechnoKids For The Talent Revolution

Details: Published - April 15, 2015
On Saturday April 11th 2015, Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training recognized the efforts of 635 children who participated in the TechnoKids programme, an MTEST led project which targets children between the ages of six and nine throughout Trinidad and Tobago, exposing them to computer technology skills beyond basic computer literacy.
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