World Teachers Day 2022

In recognition of UN World Teachers’ Day 2022, the Ministry of Education is engaging students at the primary and secondary schools to recognize and celebrate their teachers and the significant and critical role they have played especially during the current pandemic period and their return to physical school.

About the Digital Engagement Campaign

Online engagement Competition

•            Targets students in all Primary and secondary school throughout Trinidad and Tobago.

•            The objective is to recognise outstanding teachers as superheroes given the theme for 2022: Teachers at the heart of Education Recovery

•            It seeks to encourage students to recognize and celebrate the work of the teachers who have gone beyond the call of duty to ensure their students’ development and that they are successful despite the challenges of remote school.  The activity encourages use of artistic skills in writing and drama and challenges individual and group participation. It also facilitates a demonstration of technical skills


1.Open to All primary and secondary school students in 4 Categories (visit link needed for full details)

  • Primary School ages 5-12
  • Special needs ages 5-12
  • Secondary School Students ages  13-18  
  • Special needs ages 13-18

2. Must be amateur videos in mp4 format and be 30secs-45secs in length

3. Must be a creative writing piece or poem or dramatic presentation or spoken word

4. Email submissions to

5. Submission deadline Wednesday 26 October, 2022 6:00pm

6. Parent/Guardian signed permission slips must accompany video submissions (Parent Consent Form)

7. Teacher must give this explicit written and signed permission to use their name and/or image in the video submission. This must be included with video submissions entry (TeacherConsent Form)

Only one teacher can be referenced per video submission

Only one submission per child will be allowed

Submission must include category or age of child

Winners of 2021 are not eligible to participate

All submissions must have attached Parent permission slip, Teacher Permission slip and video and students must indicate which category when submitting. 

Videos will be posted on MoE’s FB page for voting from October 31 – November 04, 2022

Videos with most likes in each category Wins.