Trinidad and Tobago

In Guiaco, students from nine ASPnet primary and secondary schools recited poems and performed traditional dances and songs on 21 April as part of a launch celebration for GAW, in the presence of representatives of the Ministry of Education, who expressed their support and commitment to promote and improve literacy, numeracy and lifelong learning.

On 22 April, “Big Read” sessions were organized at several schools and non-governmental organizations throughout the country that received attention from national television and print media.

The worldwide advocacy campaign is organized by the Global Campaign for Education. By joining the campaign with enthusiasm and creativity, UNESCO Associated Schools (ASPnet), teachers and students sent a strong signal on the importance of literacy and literate environments.

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