Education System in Trinidad and Tobago - An Overview
The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is an island located in the northern part of South America, just off the coast Venezuela and Grenada. It also shares maritime boundaries with Guyana and Barbados.
Trinidad and Tobago has tropical climate because of it location and experiences two seasons – dry for the first half and monsoon for the next half of the year. The maximum high temperature is 39 degrees Celsius and the minimum low is recorded at 12 degrees Celsius.
The Education System of Trinidad and Tobago provides free and compulsory education for students aged between five and sixteen. It’s considered to me one of the most educated countries in the world with the literacy rate of over 98 percent. Trinidad and Tobago has educational institutions ranging from pre-schools to universities. Education is funded by the government with the help of the Ministry of Education of Trinidad and Tobago, by providing books and transport at the primary and secondary level of education.