Education Ministry

Parents take legal action against Education Ministry over alleged bullying incident

A pre-action protocol letter sent to Education Minister Anthony Garcia on behalf of relatives of Tristan Khan, is expected to be sent to the ministry's legal department for perusal today.

Khan, of Standard One, suffered a broken arm after being brutally beaten by a bully at the Mayaro Government Primary School on February 1.

In a telephone interview yesterday, Garcia said he had not yet seen the letter which was filed by attorney Douglas Bayley on behalf of Khan's family.

Education Ministry makes payments for all foreign and local scholars

The Finance and Accounts Division of the Ministry of Education has issued cheques to the financial institutions for payment to all foreign and local scholars for the period October – December 2016, a statement by the Ministry of education says.

This payment will cover allowances related to personal maintenance.

The statement says that Minister of Education Anthony Garcia has reiterated that all affected students will be able to access these payments by the latest, Monday 19th December, 2016.

Education Ministry announces changes to Textbook Programme due to "financial constraints"

The Ministry of Education has announced changes to the Textbook Programme which is says have become necessary because of financial constraints. 

The Ministry issued a statement this afternoon announcing the changes:

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