Minister of Education Anthony Garcia said yesterday he is hoping to get a report from the Ministry of Works before the end of this week on the dilapidated main building of the Fyzabad Anglican Secondary school, in order to commission work on the school’s central block.
He said depending on what the reports concluded, classes for the school may be moved to a location close to Heritage Petroleum Company Limited.
The funeral service for Vaughn “Sandman” Mieres and his wife Alika “Letty” Dehere can not be held at the Las Cuevas Government Primary School, Minister of Education Anthony Garcia confirmed on Wednesday.
On Tuesday a digital flyer began circulating on social media announcing the funeral service for Mieres and his wife would be held at the school on Friday.
The Minister explained that no funeral have ever been held in schools around the country, and this service would not be the one to set a precedent.
Minister of Education, Anthony Garcia says there was nothing wrong with the Mathematics section of the SEA examination and adds that the challenges faced by students should be "expected".
The Minister was addressing a question posed in Parliament today on the topic.
The question, asked by Caroni East MP, Dr Tim Gopeesingh, was: "Could the Minister indicate the consequences and remedial action required to be taken with respect to the concerns regarding the mathematical component of the Secondary Entrance Assessment examination papers on Thursday, April 04, 2019?"