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Call for Submissions - JSC Human Rights, Equality and Diversity - Boys' Academic Performance in public primary and secondary education

3 Oct 2019

 Photo by Ben White on Unsplash, African Boy at school

The Joint Select Committee on Human Rights, Equality and Diversity has commenced an inquiry on Boys' Academic Performance in public primary and secondary education

The inquiry objectives are:

  • To examine the effectiveness of current provisions and policy measures that cater for the education of children with special needs in public primary and secondary schools
  • To determine the level of academic performance of males as compared to females at the public primary and secondary level
  • To examine the impact of current curriculum delivery and other factors on boys’ academic performance
  • To determine the level of conformity of national teaching methods with regional and international best practices.

The Committee is therefore inviting stakeholders and interested persons to submit written comments, suggestions and recommendations on this matter.

Members of the public are reminded that submissions should observe the principles of relevance, clarity, conciseness and accuracy.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS THURSDAY OCTOBER 17, 2019.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Committee at:

The Secretary
Joint Select Committee on Human Rights, Equality and Diversity
Office of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago
Levels G-9, Tower D
International Waterfront Centre
1A Wrightson Road
Port-of-Spain

or via email to jschumanrights@ttparliament.org.

Guidelines for written submissions

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