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Grants Paid to Assisted Schools

MOE News
Jun 25 2018

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Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago


Education Towers, No.5 St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Phone: 868-622-2181

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Grants Paid to Assisted Schools


The Boards of Management of Government Assisted Primary Schools were able to begin collection of the Cleaners and Maintenance Grants for Term III as of Friday 15th June, 2018. The termly grant is provided for the payment of costs associated with the cleaning and general upkeep of the schools. Principals of all thirty-nine (39) Government Assisted Secondary Schools have also been able to collect their Term II grants. The grants became available as of Thursday 14th June, 2018 and principals have already begun collection. 

The Ministry of Education is working closely with the Ministry of Finance to obtain releases of funds to pay Term III grants to Government Assisted Secondary Schools and to pay Direct Funding to the Government Assisted Primary Schools. Minister of Education the Honourable Anthony Garcia has expressed an understanding of principal’s need of these funds for school management and is working with the relevant persons at the Ministries of Education and Finance to ensure payments. 



 Released on 22nd June, 2018 



For further information please contact the Ministry’s Communications Division at 622-2181.