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Education

October 6th, 2019
Hon de Castro leads World Teachers Day celebrations in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With October 5, 2019, officially designated World Teachers' Day, several teachers across the territory were recipients of 'tokens of appreciation' spearheaded by Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL), the Junior Minister of Trade and Economic Development in the Virgin Islands.

October 5th, 2019
Vocations are critical for Virgin Islands youth

By Dickson C. Igwe

A workforce that possesses appropriate technical and vocational skills is critical for the Virgin Islands economy, and the welfare of the country’s youth

October 3rd, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Premier Fahie & Hon Rymer mingle with HLSCC Students

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), along with Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer(R5), today took time out of their busy schedules to intermingle with several students in a classroom at the H.Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

October 3rd, 2019
Hon Smith rewards prisoners with $$ for entering literacy programme

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- “I envision a territory that thrives on literacy. And this literacy project is an outlet devoted to providing a voice and a platform for incarcerated individuals, and my hope is to see it grow into something big.”

September 23rd, 2019
USVI editorial praises VI Gov’t for making education priority

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The recent accomplishment of the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie-led Government of the Virgin Islands to refurbish the now L. Adorothy Turnbull Building of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) in time for the September school term has been keenly noted even outside of the Virgin Islands, including next door- the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

September 21st, 2019
'Skirt in viral photo was perfect'- ESHS Principal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Principal of the Elmore Stoutt High School, Ms Vanessa K. Garraway have moved to further clear the air over social media allegations that the institution sent home over some 70 girls for uniform violations.

September 19th, 2019
'You can't say that on this radio!'- Talk show host scolds Snr ESHS official

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Disciplinarian, Educator and Assistant Principal at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), Mr Cecil A. Hodge may have gotten a little carried away, breaking broadcast etiquette during a conversation about discipline in the school system when he used the word "bitch" on live radio in the Virgin Islands.

September 18th, 2019
UPDATE: ‘We did not send anybody home’ – ESHS Principal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Principal of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Vanessa K. Garraway is insisting that having students adhere to the school’s uniform policy plays a pivotal role in inculcating disciplinary principles necessary for their future.

September 17th, 2019
200 complete job training boot camp

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Over 200 registrants under Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days Programme, benefited from mandatory training under a workforce boot camp held at Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

September 16th, 2019
'Where are we going wrong with our males in this territory?'- Cecily Malone

SCRUB ISLAND, VI - Coordinator of the Alternative Secondary Education Programme, Ms Cecily Malone, has expressed concern with the large numbers of young men who are flunking the programme.

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