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Trinidad and Tobago


Plight of T&T’s home-schooled children
July 8, 2015: The Daily Express interviews parents and highlights the issues that homeschoolers are facing.

Homeschooling Pays off for Nishtha at SEA
July 6, 2012: A homeschooled student places third in a national exam.

 Country Information

Compulsory Education Ages: 6-12

Legal Status: Homeschooling is legal. The Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago recognizes and declares the “right of a parent or guardian to provide a school of his own choice for the education of his child or ward” (Art. 4.f). There is a requirement to inform the Ministry of Education only when removing a child from a public school to homeschool. Please contact the group below to learn more.

 Contact Information

HomeSchool Association of Trinidad & Tobago
POC: Bernadette Francis
1 868-737-8600

Last Updated: June 29, 2016