Teaching Service Commission holds meeting with DEYAS

Teaching Service Commission and the members of the Department of Education from the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport discuss matters relating to teachers.
Teaching Service Commission and the members of the Department of Education from the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport discuss matters relating to teachers.

The Teaching Service Commission of Trinidad and Tobago held a historic first statutory meeting at the Commission’s Tobago Office on Wilson Road.

Following this auspicious occasion the Commission met with the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport.

The Teaching Service Commission left impressed with talks on a number of outstanding issues regarding Tobago’s teachers after a second round of meetings with the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport at the Scarborough Library Facility on Thursday (December 3).

Dr Fazil Ali, chairman of the Commission, described the meeting, which prioritised human resource issues involving teachers as a “brilliant success”.

“It was a brave conversation dealing with outstanding problems as it relates to primary and secondary education in Tobago,” Ali said. He added that the discussions not only allowed both sides to “bring control over those problems but forecasted what we would do in the future”.

Mr. Ali hopes the Commission will be able to have more meetings in Tobago.

Assemblyman Huey N. Cadette, Secretary of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport, was also satisfied with the Commission, for the Teaching Service Commission’s visit.

“It is one of the strategies of the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport to treat with HR issues by ensuring that the interaction with the Teaching Service Commision is more meaningful, collaborative and timely”.

 

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