Trinidad and Tobago, Diversity and Education in

Diversity is the term often used to describe a situation in which a variety of beliefs, behaviors, and physical and intellectual characteristics coexist and are deemed acceptable in a given region, institution, or system. The challenge for education in Trinidad and Tobago has been to define the conditions of coexistence and the role that it should play in national and individual development.

Trinidad and Tobago is located in the southern part of the Caribbean region. The region has a history of European colonialism, which created a space for the coexistence of different races and nationalities, including not only Europeans, but also the Africans and Asians who came under conditions of slavery and indentureship, and later, the migrants from the Middle East who came to the country ...

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