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Education

September 1st, 2014
'Prison Officers need anger management programme' – Inmate Roland Allen

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Speaking of the benefits of the Partnership for Peace programme that has significantly impacted his life one inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison, Mr Roland Allen said that a similar programme should be designed for some of the Prison Officers.

August 29th, 2014
‘Trained inmates have newfound respect for women’ – Ms Lorolie Conner

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI – Today August 29, 2014 ten inmates of Her Majesty’s Prison received their certificates for successfully completing the anger management programme of the Partnership for Peace (PfP) and as a result they have earned newfound respect for women.

August 27th, 2014
Leigha Burke takes FCCA essay competition’s Gold

WICKHAMS CAY II, Tortola, VI – When she was encouraged by one of her teachers, Ms Sharie B. de Castro to enter the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) 2014 Children's Essay Competition, the last thing on Leigha Burke’s mind was winning.

August 26th, 2014
NCEL pledges to bring out best in local Educators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Admitting that they have not gotten it all correct in their home country, Jamaica, Principal Director of the National College of Education Leadership (NCEL) of the Ministry of Education in Jamaica, Dr Maurice Smith has made a commitment to bring out the best in Virgin Islands' teachers.

August 26th, 2014
Are We Dreaming Up Our Middle Class But Living Down Ourselves?

By Alred C. Frett

The Celebrations are fast becoming distant Memories but Emancipation has yet to arrive - How do we know? - Because very few BV-Islanders knew of the killing of the black teenager, Michael Brown and most blamed Blacks for not following orders & behaving themselves… No one chose to read or research the associated information & some even said such research was unnecessary.

August 18th, 2014
Children receive school supplies @ West End Back to School Fair

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The West End Community Centre held its 2nd annual Back to School Fair at the Benjamin Romney Park in West End, for children from communities in the area yesterday August 17, 2014 at the end of which they all received school supplies.

August 13th, 2014
‘I am Happy it’s all over’ - CSEC top students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was as if they had rehearsed their lines but that was not so as both Demitri A. T. Browne and Jian S. K. Jeffers said, “I am happy it’s all over,” when contacted by this news site at different times during the course of last night August 12, 2014 following the release of this year’s Caribbean Examination Council’s (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination results.

August 6th, 2014
Turning Churches into Schools + Answers

By Alred C. Frett

Nuff Respect to those recognizing our input in effecting changes within the Cybercrime Law… This is a mere token of your ability although many will deny your achievements even as ‘Do-nothings’ claim your credit… Nonetheless, we must avoid pompous complacency for Missions are not made up of a single struggle and there is much more to be done to rescue our People & save our Country.

July 30th, 2014
Saving Ourselves From Another New World Order

By Alred C. Frett

The Power of Hypocrisy is the Soul of every New World Order:
It is crucial to respect Facts before nurturing our Children on ‘mistruths’… Less than 50 years ago we were still Victims of legal Segregation, Discrimination & Apartheid but Today we are anxious to spend time, money & effort in celebrating a Phantom of Emancipation where we become over Intoxicated, Vulgar & Rambunctious without reality of the Freedom that eludes us.

July 20th, 2014
M.A.L.E members challenged to read & stay in church

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Young men of the Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (M.A.L.E) programme were yesterday afternoon July 19, 2014 challenged to make good of opportunities afforded them to be rooted in biblical principles as this is seen as key to guiding ‎them as they progress into adulthood.



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