For term 1 2019/2020, 53 kids attended our i-STEM club and were tasked with the serious job of creating a quick solution to the impending threat of a Zombie Apocalypse. Our brave recruits used science, design and technology to help save our population and secure our borders. Thank goodness for them or we would not have survived! Read More

NIHERST celebrates its brain-child -- ‘Teach ME’

On Tuesday 12th November 2019, the project "Increasing Teachers Confidence for My Education (Teach ME) held its Innovation Competition & Awards Ceremony at the NIHERST National Science Centre. Read More

NIHERST, Shell sign new contract to promote STEM education in Trinidad and Tobago

The STEM programme in Trinidad and Tobago has received an added boost with the recent signing of a three-year contract between the National Institute for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST) and Shell Trinidad and Tobago Limited (STTL). Read More

NASA Stories - Exposed!

Five (5) students represented NIHERST and Trinidad & Tobago, at a 10-week internship at the NASA Ames Research Centre, California, U.S. Read More

Survey of ICT in Secondary Schools, 2019

NIHERST will be conducting a Survey of ICT in Secondary Schools during the period October – November 2019. The objective of the study is to collect benchmark data with regard to availability, accessibility, usage and attitudes to ICT in secondary schools to inform policy-makers, decision-makers, educators and all stakeholders in education. Read More

Mrs. Marleen Lord-Lewis appointed as President of NIHERST

The National Institute of Higher Education Research Science and Technology (NIHERST), a State Agency, operating under the Ministry of Education, has a new President. Appointed by the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on the advice of the Minister, Mrs. Marleen Lord-Lewis received her Instrument of Appointment from the Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education, during a brief ceremony at the Education Towers on Monday 5th August, 2019. Read More

NYSC 2019 delegates off to the U.S.

U.S. Embassy Port of Spain in collaboration with NIHERST is pleased to announce Teveer Balraj of Naparima College and Sarah Berment of Holy Name Convent will this week travel to the U.S. to participate in the three-week National Youth Science Camp 2019. Read More

NIHERST World Environment & Oceans Day Science Week 2019

Trinidad Students aim for the Stars with NIHERST’s NASA I² Programme

Five (5) Trinidadian students will represent Trinidad and Tobago at the NASA International Internship (NASA I²) summer 2019 term, held at the NASA Ames Research Center, in Mountain View, California. Read More

Sit with Sanianitos

Palo Seco's Musk-A-Teers All Set to Represent T&T in Detroit!

For the last three years, NIHERST working in partnership with its social investment partner SHELL Trinidad and Tobago Ltd., has had the exciting pleasure of coordinating the FIRST® LEGO® League National Championship in Trinidad and Tobago. In 2019, the Best Robot Performance Award was given to Musk-A-Teers from Palo Seco Secondary School. Read More