Good evening audience Individuals in Today's society have greatly been affected by free education, when I say free education I don't only mean free schooling on a primary to tertiary level but also free transportation, lunches and breakfasts, free textbooks and free examination from Cxc . As an Individual i have been affected by free education in some way or the other and I can show u where u have also been affected . this is what fuel my passion to discover the effects of free education on individuals in Trinidad and Tobago
> As you may know trinidad and tobago was one of the first country in the caribbean to greatly subsidies free education making it free and compulsory from ages 3-17 and 17 and above where gate help in the reduction of curtain fees. But at what cost this was this introduced?
> free education have limited the thinking of students, according to a well known minister reverend George harris " when the same instruction for the same number of hours a day by the same teacher is provided for students, the majority have almost no opportunity at all, the bright scholars are held back, the dull scholars are unable to keep up and the average scholars are discourage because the brighter pupils accomplish there task so easily". most students do not put out the extra effort in there school work because it is free and it comes easy, it pampers them, there mindset on education is broken there value and principles are not what education started out to be. Students do not know what is struggles and sacrifice made by past students to succeed in life and those who do we see the results at the end of the day. Most student do not know the burden the government holds in giving out free education, most students do not know that most country's do not have free education Trinidad and Tobago is one of the few country's to have free education,
> Most textbooks are now free This is because the government has Taken the responsibility of...