The Islands of Trinidad & Tobago occupy an area 5,128 sq km between theCaribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela, with a population of1,088,644 (World Factbook, 2005). With an economy largely dependent on energy (oil)extraction, an agriculture sector that now accounts for only 2.7 % of GDP, coupled with a youthpopulation that is largely averse to agriculture, secondary agricultural education programs on theIslands face an uncertain future. In the fall of 2004, the Trinidad branch of the AIAEE organizeda workshop for secondary agricultural teachers on the Island of Trinidad titled “Issues andChallenges in Integrating Instructional Technology into Secondary Agricultural Curriculum”.At the conclusion of the presentation, participants who numbered over 75 were taken through aSWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat) analysis exercise to identify major issuesand challenges in improving secondary agricultural curriculum in Trinidad. Visits were alsoconducted to three secondary agricultural programs on the Island.

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