Four of our students were celebrated by The Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) for notable participation in the 5th edition of their National Essay Competition.
The theme for this year’s competition was, ” Quality Assurance- safeguarding the interests of students at post-secondary and tertiary education and training institutions.”
Ruqayya Juman placed 1st in the Form 5 Category spoke of the need for a revolution in education which can be facilitated through accreditation, assessment, and auditing. Emily Toolsieram- Maharaj, second place winner in Form 6 Category, explained the role of educational institutions in promoting work-based learning, technology integration and curriculum review to ensure quality delivery of education. Amy Ramdath, placed 3rd in the Form 6 category focused her argument on explaining the need to develop educational programmes that assist graduates to adapt to the changing demands of the workplace. The Honourable Mention Award was given to Mary Anna Boodram. Her essay explained why local institutions should be mandated to meet international benchmarks in the delivery of curriculum.
The Prize Giving Ceremony was held on Friday 17th November, 2017 at the COSTAATT Campus, Chaguanas. Mr. Michael Bradshaw, Executive Director congratulated the prize winners and the participating schools. He reiterated the value of accreditation and encouraged the students to make informed choices when selecting post-secondary and tertiary level institutions. Here are results and prizes won by our students. Congratulations girls.