CZITT invites 140+ schools and conducts an environmental assessment at each of them. 112 schools in Trinidad and Tobago took part in the Preliminary Round last year. 16 schools moved on to the Finals which was designed as a game show style knockout competition. It was broadcast on national television and in 24 Caribbean countries.
The Preliminary Round consists of 50 multiple choice questions relating to different topics surrounding Climate Change. Only 20 students are allowed to participate from each school in this section.
Presentation College San Fernando taking the Preliminary Rounds for the NSSCQ 2018/2019
Couva East Secondary School with their CZITT shirts at the Preliminary Rounds of theNSSCQ 2018/2019.
El Dorado East Secondary School students taking the Preliminary Round test for the NSSCQ 2018/2019.
NSSCQ 2018/2019 Preliminary Rounds carried out at Naparima Girls High School
People’s Choice Competition
The Top 16 schools were invited to develop a project with world actions we can take to fight against climate change, create a video on this project and share it across CZITT’s social media platforms. Five schools took up the task; ASJA Girls’ College San Fernando, Naparima Girls’ High School, Naparima College, San Fernando Central Secondary School and Miracle Ministries Pentecostal High School. The five videos garnered over 260,000 views across CZITT’s Facebook, Instagram and YouTube pages. the videos went viral with local and international artists like Dwayne Bravo sharing the videos on their Instagram pages.
Winner of the People’s Choice Competition
ASJA Girls’ San Fernando placed first in this competition. They garnered over 80,000 views from all three social media sites; Facebook, YouTube and Instagram. Congratulations to them!
Holds the title of 2nd place
Naparima Girls’ high School came in 2nd place. They achieved 74,420 views across all three social media platforms. The students also used the name of their campaign for the video as their 2019 Walkathon title; ‘Hand in Hand, We Can Sustain Our Land”.
3rd place title holders in the PCC
Naparima College took part in the People’s Choice Competition gaining 3rd place. They scored a total of 68,457 votes across on three social media sites. The boys did really well with their project development and video!
Placed 4th place in the PCC
San Fernando Central Secondary School placed 4th in the People’s Choice Competition for the Climate Quiz. They achieved 21,240 views across CZITT’s social media platforms.
Earned 5th place in the PCC
Miracle Ministries was not far behind gaining a total of 20,477 views on social media. The competition was fierce. The picture shows CZITT representatives with teachers and students at the school.
The Final Round of the Climate Quiz consisted of the Top 16 schools emerging from the Preliminary Rounds. The students took part in the game style show competition. The episodes aired on TV6 and was also shown on Tempo Network in 24 Caribbean countries. The top four schools received partial scholarships from Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business (ALJ GSB) and units from the Unit Trust Corporation. The winning school also received a Grand Prize Study Tour to Costa Rica and a Challenge Trophy. Listed below, are the Top Four schools.
St Francois Girls’ College were the winners of the NSSCQ 2018/2019. They won a trip to Costa Rica as well as partial scholarships from Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business.
Bishops Anstey and Trinity College East Sixth Form School came in 2nd place!
Presentation College San Fernando placed in the Top 4 at the NSSCQ Finals.
Last school in the Top 4, St Stephen’s College, photographed with CZITT Founder, Mr Baldeosingh.