Tertiary level education is necessary for a successful life. As eschewed by, Dr. Eric Williams, the first Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago in the early 60’s, ‘The future of our nation lays inside the schools bags of our children.’ In those days it was very evident that the level of education in Trinidad and Tobago was little to none existent amongst the citizens. Therefore, it is fitting to say that a tertiary education is mandatory for a thriving life in today’s world. There are different levels of education namely, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary. Tertiary being the third and the highest level provides a more indebt wealth of knowledge as it is post-secondary education. Why is it important to seek greater schooling? Times are changing and a higher education will minister to great economic benefits such as decreasing brain drain, whilst increasing job stability and social factors. Brain drain is the emigration of highly trained or qualified people from a particular country. Due to the lack of professionals at the tertiary level in the past, foreigners were imported to manage many entities and the majority of locals at that time held menial jobs all because of the lack of a higher level institutes. Having a tertiary level education would reduce the need to request external expertise. As certain fields would have trained professional within the country, so, there is no need to outsource the knowledge. This would be valuable as it would save the country money and increase the job stability as the entrepreneur is in demand for projects. Individuals that have a tertiary education attain the economic benefit of a meaningful job. This job appears to be more interesting and allows freedom to make decisions at work. A wider range of work opportunities become available with a tertiary level education, as the skills learnt can be easily applied in different work settings which would not...
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