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Education

January 17th, 2018
Expatriate students should have been asked to leave after hurricanes- Carl Dawson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A former senior civil servant has said the Government of the Virgin Islands should have asked expatriate school children to leave the Territory following the hurricanes of September 2017 to ease the burden on the Territory's education sector until it was in a position to welcome them back.

January 14th, 2018
VG residents demanding a say in rebuilding of BFEC

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - With corporate entities in the territory committing to donating some $1.54M towards the rebuilding of Bregado Flax Education Centre on the sister island of Virgin Gorda, residents there are demanding a say in the process.

January 3rd, 2018
Local Germaine Scatliffe Out! Jamaican Ande Francis In! @ VI Technical School

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It is no surprise that under the Education and Culture Minister, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL), local professionals continue to be disenfranchised.

January 3rd, 2018
Not fair that 'Peter paying for Paul & Paul paying for all' - ESHS Seniors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The debate continues as it relates to the ban instituted by the management of Tortola Pier Park (TPP) on unsupervised children 17 years of age and under.

December 19th, 2017
ESHS students out of order; Tent schools not serving purpose entirely- Hon Walwyn

CARROT BAY, Tortola VI - When Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) told the House of Assembly on December 13, 2017 that opening school was done in a rush, the Education Minister Honourable Myron V. Walwyn defended his decision, stating if he had to do it again he would reopen school much earlier.

December 17th, 2017
Anegada 'star students' honoured for positive behaviour

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Good behaviour is always admirable and rewarding and Grade 3 students of Claudia Creque Educational Centre on Anegada are learning exactly that.

December 8th, 2017
This Week We Feature Young Professional Rochelle S. Frett

Our young professional this week may not consider herself great. In fact, she is as modest as they come, but Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) teacher, Rochelle S. Frett, is great or on the road to greatness when one considers her motivation for the job she does and the words of one of America’s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims, William Arthur Ward, who said “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

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.

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