Motto: WHERE HISTORY IS THE NEW HABIT!
Aspiring Minds is a non-profit organisation whose aim is to provide quick, convenient, and reliable access to history and cultural information about Trinidad and Tobago. We are driven by our nation’s watchwords Discipline, Production, and Tolerance as put forward by our first Prime Minister Dr. Eric Williams.
Our mission is to engage people with our cultural and historical heritage, to improve access to culture and history education in Trinidad and Tobago.
Our vision is for sustainable development and a transformation of our society, through the study and understanding of our history, we can transform our society and gain a better understanding of our nation and our place and role as a citizen. Our knowledge of history shapes how we define ourselves and our culture, as it influences how we interact in our multi-cultural nation. We help people especially our children and youth gain a deeper and fundamental knowledge of our nation’s past to create an open-minded curious patriotic society.
We help teachers, students, and schools by providing them with reliable easy to read and high-quality resources and information online.
Through our websites, we engage visitors with information that is accurate, engaging, and exciting, and inspire them to learn more about our history, culture and inspire them to become involved in a meaningful way in activities and community groups that promote history and culture.
It is particularly important to understand, learn, and participate in activities that promote cultural and historical awareness. Our cultural heritage is rich in diversity and to participate and learn about the cultures and activities that make up our diverse nation would only add to our love of country.
Aspiring Minds aim is to make history engaging and easily accessible, encouraging, and inspiring our online visitors to learn more. We recognize that we live in a digitally inclined, and digitally motivated society. Making access to all information readily accessible online through a suite of websites on the targeted subject matter, sharing a variety of historical topics and narratives through images, videos, and other interactive and social media and mobile apps.
Submissions to our database are reviewed to ensure that only quality content is published on our websites. The publications are written in an easy to read manner that the public and students can enjoy.
We are proud of the accomplishment of being online since 2016. The general history of Trinidad and Tobago is only the beginning, our goal is to create a database on every topic of history and culture within Trinidad and Tobago, that teachers and student as well as the general population can use.