MoE signed MoU with TATT to supply 10,000 devices to students in need

MoE signed MoU with TATT to supply 10,000 devices to students in need

On Friday 23rd October 2020, the Minister of Education, Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Telecommunication Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) which will allow for the supply of ICT-enabled devices and SIM cards with data plans to Public Schools in Trinidad and Tobago.

The signing, which took place at TATT’s Barataria office, was an agreement on the provision of ten thousand (10,000) devices to students in need. The highlights of the MoU include:

–          Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TSTT) and Digicel (Trinidad & Tobago) Limited to procure and provide, in total:

  • Ten Thousand (10,000) ICT-enabled devices
  • Ten Thousand (10,000) SIM cards
  • Three (3) months internet packages

–          The MOE will accept and distribute the ICT-enabled devices and SIM cards with mobile internet packages to students of public schools in need

–          “ICT-enabled devices” means tablets equipped with a SIM card slot, screen protectors and cases that will be connected to the internet by the mobile service provider

The provision of these devices supports the Government of Trinidad and Tobago’s commitment to ensuring an equitable, accessible and quality education for all learners

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