Retired Anglican Canon – Knolly Clarke made the call on the weekend, at the funeral service for veteran masman and Hummingbird Medal recipient Stephen Derek.
Speaking during the service, which was held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-of-Spain, Canon Clarke noted that the country’s
Minister of Education has a plan to re-organise the education programme at the nation’s schools and wants to include Caribbean
He continued, saying “I want to suggest that you cannot teach Caribbean history without mas in the curriculum. Carnival studies must
be a part of the curriculum of every school.”
into the national school curriculum.