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Education

November 16th, 2017
7 women sign up for free construction courses to help rebuild VI

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Who said the rebuilding of the Territory after the devastation of Hurricane is a man's job? Seven women signed up for the free construction recovery training programme at the orientation held at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

November 15th, 2017
Digital textbooks will be monitored to ensure student's safety

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI - Scores of parents and students from the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) gathered at the New Testament Church of God Worship Centre in Baugher’s Bay on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to learn about the new digital textbook Virgin Islands Digital Education (VIDE), where all grade 7 and 8 students will have access to a plethora of subject areas.

November 14th, 2017
Peter Haycraft makes $1M valued donation for rebuilding of school

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A number of businesses, organisations and individuals have been coming forward with substantial assistance to the education system in the Virgin Islands.

November 11th, 2017
Parents & students welcome digital textbook

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Students in Grades 7 and 8 in public schools throughout the territory will benefit from the use of digital textbooks in the classroom beginning this month.

November 8th, 2017
Smiles returning on the faces of children- Stacey 'Buddha' Mather

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Laughter and happiness have been filling the halls of the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) two months after the passage of Hurricane Irma that severely damaged the building that houses YEP.

November 6th, 2017
Cruise line donates school building to VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The staff and students of the Primary Division of the Bregado Flax Education Centre in Virgin Gorda had a special start of their academic year today with the donation of a 4000 square feet semi-permanent structure that will be used as their temporary school.

November 6th, 2017
Public schools called off due to bad weather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Public schools across the Territory have been called off for the day, November 6, 2017, due to inclement weather.

November 5th, 2017
Many primary schools being restored through Adopt-A-School Programme

EAST END, Tortola, VI - The Francis Lettsome Primary School is one of the many schools that sustained damages throughout the Territory following the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 but is being restored through the Adopt-A-School Programme and parents.

October 31st, 2017
'People are still stuck in that Irma wind' - Patrick W. Williams

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Following the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Irma that destroyed the territory and most of the smaller outer islands, persons were left homeless and jobless.

October 31st, 2017
'My child is not a Guinea pig'- Parent of ESHS student

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), the Minister for Education and Culture, has called on all parents to support the new creative learning programme for students enrolled in the morning session of the recent public school shift system.

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