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Levelling the education ‘playing field’

By Leela Ramdeen, Chair, CCSJ & Director, CREDI

A just society is inclusive. Years ago, the late Prof John Spence, who established T&T’s Education Discussion Group, of which I was Chair for a number of years, said: “If indeed education is better in denominational schools, then we must ensure that government schools are brought up to the best level.”

It is no use telling parents that they are the ones to blame for placing “stress” on the shoulders of their children writing the SEA exam, when they know that there is no level playing field in our education system.

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