Category: Education, Innovation and Energy

Tobago Schools are Ready

ALL primary schools throughout Tobago are equipped, organized, and ready to receive teachers and students as they prepare for the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) on August 20th, 2020. These arrangements are in accordance with the protocols established by the Ministry of Health and adopted and implemented by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Division…

All protocols in place for Exams

All the necessary protocols will be observed to ensure that secondary schools in Tobago are in a state of readiness for the hosting of CSEC and CAPE examinations. The Division, through its school supervisor and principals, is ensuring that the cleaning companies that operate in the schools, sanitize the compounds and ultimately guarantee that all…

DEIE Addresses E-Learning Challenges

The Division of Education, Innovation and Energy strongly condemns the behaviour of students who disrupt online classrooms. Based on reports received and information posted on social media, students have been interrupting e-learning sessions by posting pornographic pictures and playing offensive music, thereby distracting teachers and other students. The commendable and tireless efforts of our teachers,…

Track and field history

The National Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships will run for the next two days (March 11-12) at the Dwight Yorke Stadium. The Secondary Schools Track and Field Association partnered with several stakeholders including the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago and the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy to make the event happen.  In…

Early Childhood Awareness Day

Early Childhood Awareness Day was held at the atrium of the Lowlands Mall on January 15, 2020. The event was hosted by the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Unit of the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy under the theme ‘Optimizing the Early Years’ to highlight the significance of early stimulation for successful learning…

Student Excellence Celebrated

The success of the top 10 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Tobago students was affirmed when they were recognized at an awards ceremony on December 12, 2019 at the Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort, Lowlands. The event was hosted by the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy. “You…

Scarborough Secondary Cleared to be Open

The Division of Education, Innovation and Energy (DEIE) has confirmed that Scarborough Secondary School, was given the all clear for regular school on Tuesday 29th October, 2019. A meeting to confirm that the school is safe for occupation by staff and students, was held on Sunday at the school’s premises. The meeting took place with…

Training Programme For New Teachers

“The development of the teacher ought to result in the development of society,” Education Secretary and Chief Secretary Hon. Kelvin Charles said. Charles indicated that, from January 2020 there will be a number of training programmes aimed at new teachers in the profession. He was speaking at the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA)…

Tobago Zone Netball League

The 2019-2020 Tobago Zone Netball League is set to begin on September 23rd at the Shaw Park Netball Court. Under the ambit of the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy, the Tobago leg of the National Secondary Schools Netball Association competition starts with a day of activities including a competitive March Past. This will be…

Building Educational Foundations

The new school term began today (September 2, 2019) for the island’s children. At the weekly post Executive Council media briefing, THA Chief Secretary and Secretary of the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy, Hon. Kelvin Charles, underscored the Assembly’s desire to have a robust educational system. “It is vital that we pay attention to…

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