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What are the fees for filing a FOI request?
There are no fees associated with FOI request made to the Ministry of Education, Training and Employment at this time.
Do I need to complete a form?
No, just write a letter or send an e-mail message with as much detail as possible about the records you want.
If I am not happy with the information that I have received from the Information Manager, the following are steps that needs to be taken:
  1. appeal to the Personnel Secretary, if not satisfied,
  2. appeal to the to the Information Commissioner who rehears the matter, and if still dissatisfied,
  3. appeal by way of judicial review to Grand Court.
How do I make a FOI request?

An application must:-
Be made in writing (email, fax, letter or filling out an FOI request form), to the  Ministry of Education, Training and Employment Office at the following address: 

Address: c/o Government Administration Building, 3rd Floor, Royal Plaza, Cardinall Avenue, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Email: foi.meh@gov.ky

Telephone: 345-244-2417

FOI request cannot be made over the telephone.

Where is the Ministry’s Reading Room Located?
The Ministry of Education, Training and Employment FOI Reading Room is located at 3rd Floor, Royal Plaza, Cardinall Avenue, George Town.
How can I reach the Ministry of Education, Training and Employment FOI Office?

The FOI Manager, Janet Chisholm can be reached by phone at (345) 244-2417.
The address is:
Address: c/o Government Administration Building, 3rd Floor, Royal Plaza,Cardinall Avenue, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.   

What happens if the Ministry of Education, Training and Employment does not have the records I want?
The FOI Manager will tell you in writing if they are unable to locate records you requested.
How do I know if Ministry of Education, Training and Employment has withheld records from me?
The FOI Manager will tell you in its response letter if records or parts of records you requested have been withheld and which exemptions apply.
How long will it take the Ministry of Education, Training and Employment to respond to my request?
Under FOI Law, agencies have 30 working days to answer a request.