Update on School Funding for Term 2, 2020/21
4 January, 2021, Port-of-Spain: Funding, in the aggregate amount of $22M for Government and Government Assisted Secondary Schools was made available on Tuesday 2nd February and Thursday 4th February 2021, respectively.
Schools were contacted on Tuesday 2nd February and alerted that releases were received and being processed and thus, supplier engagement could begin.
The School Supervision and Management Division began contacting principals today (Thursday) for the collection of packages with the allocations to their respective schools.
The Ministry of Education, working with the Ministry of Finance, has ensured that funds are supplied for the purchase of necessary equipment and materials for the completion of practicals and School Based Assessments (SBAs), in order to satisfy the requirements of various subjects at the Forms 4, 5 and 6 levels.