What are the benefits of studying abroad for high school students?
There are so many benefits to be gained from traveling abroad. These include: improving academic performance, boosting confidence, broadening perspectives and knowledge, growth and independence, experiencing other cultures and having an appreciation for life.
What makes CMETT a distinctive program?
There is no other program like this in the Caribbean. CMETT caters to vulnerable youth in the English-speaking Caribbean who lack resources to receive a global education, homegrown experiences, mentorship and life coaching.
Who do we serve?
Vulnerable youth in the English-speaking Caribbean in 2nd and 3rd form.
What is your application process and program eligibility?
This program caters specifically to vulnerable youth in 2nd and 3rd form, who have a lot of potential, but are underachieving. Each year, CMETT will partner with a school in a specific country. A recommendation letter from a teacher along with an application and a letter of interest from the student will be required. The application process begins in the summer, with applicants submitting their applications by September.
How long are overseas trips?
Trips will span 7 – 10 days depending on the location.
Who do youth travel overseas with?
Students will travel with two teachers from the participating school and a CMETT staff member.
Where will youth travel to on overseas travel?
Program destinations differ each year. We work closely with travel and business networks in other countries to provide an exceptional travel abroad experience.
What is included in the program?
CMETT will facilitate the following:
What is not included in the program?
Who will mentor the youth?
Mentors will be vetted individuals from the mentees home country. They will provide encouragement, guidance, support and help their mentee learn important life skills.
Where will youth travel to for homegrown experiences?
Youth will take trips to local areas, which are new and otherwise unfamiliar to them. Each experience will give them exposure to other communities and popular sites in their home country.