How has bpTT contributed to education in Trinidad and Tobago?
University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT)
- Committed $10 million in funding to develop the institution
University of West Indies (UWI)
- Geoscience Programme funding
- Contributed to “Distinguished Lecture Series”
National and International Scholarships
- British Chevening
Literacy Programmes (Mayaro)
- Launch of Centre of Excellence for Teacher Training (CETT): to assist primary schools
- Initiative to improve academic achievement in Guayaguayare High and Mayaro Composite (collaborative effort with Ministry of Education)
- Adult Literacy Tutors’ Association (ALTA): to raise literacy levels among the adult population
Brighter Prospects Scholarships
- Scholarship and awards programme to assist Mayaro and Guayaguayare students: special focus on those who are academically gifted, but lack financial resources
- Awards of excellence have been given for ten consecutive years to top SEA students at the National level and also for Tobago, Mayaro and Guayaguayare
- Co-Sponsorship of SEA instructional software for students studying towards the exams.
- BPTT became major sponsor of this event to encourage excellence in the field of study.
TH!NK in Schools
- A new initiative to promote safe driving among first-time drivers.
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