Saturday, June 19, 2021

Curriculum Planning and Development Unit

The primary function of the Curriculum Planning and Development Unit (CPDU) is to manage the curriculum process at all levels of the education system. This process includes curriculum design, development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and review.

VISION

Ensuring a high standard of education in Tobago through the development, modification, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of curricula that are relevant, responsive and effective. 

GOAL 

To promote and support quality education for all students in all schools in Tobago

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

a. To design, develop, monitor, evaluate and review curricula content and instructional materials in all subject areas

b. To guide principals and teachers in the implementation of curriculum standards

c. To review and recommend texts and other subject areas materials

d. To monitor and review curriculum delivery in schools

e. To provide orientation and assistance to new teachers

f. To organise and conduct workshops to enhance the knowledge and skills of teachers

g. To construct and administer assessments g. Tobago District Assessment  

h. To make recommendations to the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy on facilities, equipment and other materials required for effective curriculum implementation in schools

i. To represent the Ministry of Education on interview panels as subject area specialists

j. To examine university transcripts of job applicants to determine suitability and status for teaching relevant subject areas

STAFF

CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

Nadine John-St. Rose
Email: nadine.johnstrose@thadeie.gov.tt

Telephone Contact: 1 (868) 299 0781 ext. 3059

CURRICULUM OFFICERS

Kristel Washington-Thom
Modern Studies
Email: kristel.wthom@thadeie.gov.tt

Telephone Contact: 1 (868) 299 0781 ext. 3070

Dale Smart
Mathematics
Email: dale.smart@thadeie.gov.tt

Telephone Contact: 1 (868) 299 0781 ext. 3070

Kirshon Cornwall
Modern Languages & English Language
Email: kirshon.cornwall@thadeie.gov.tt

Telephone Contact: 1 (868) 299 0781 ext. 3070

Michelle Chance Marcelle

Technical Vocational Education
Email: michelle.cmarcelle@thadeie.gov.tt

Telephone Contact: 1 (868) 299 0781 ext. 3070

INSTRUCTIONAL COACH COORDINATORS

Vernice Caruth-Blake

Email: vernice.caruth-blake@thadeie.gov.tt

Telephone Contact: 1 (868) 299 0781 ext. 3060

Heather Ifill-Homeward

Email: heather.ifill-homeward@thadeie.gov.tt

Telephone Contact: 1 (868) 299 0781 ext. 3070

INSTRUCTIONAL COACHES – MATHEMATICS

Ronald Duke

Malika Gumbs

Barbara Johnson

Janice Lewis

Evelyn Waldron

Lynette Warner-Wiltshire

INSTRUCTIONAL COACHES – ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Jerisha Dickinson

Marilyn Duncan

Erna George

Marion Mc Farlane-Trim

Breata Melville

Patricia Waldron-Adams

BUSINESS OPERATIONS ASSISTANT II

Kernil Jobe
Email: kernil.jobe@thadeie.gov.tt

Telephone Contact: 1 (868) 299 0781 ext. 3012