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Education

February 9th, 2016
'Masa', Krazy Hype, on a mission to uplift VI youth

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local entertainment promoter and website manager Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton is on a mission to bring visibility to the youth of the territory through his profiles and interviews which he said are necessary to fill a void in the young demographic which he believes needs a voice.

February 7th, 2016
Promises fulfilled; D2 moving forward – Hon Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Second District Honourable Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull believes his first six months in office saw many of the promises made during the political campaigns realised.

February 2nd, 2016
Our people still don’t appreciate from whence we came – Eileene L. Parsons OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Minister for Education and Culture Mrs Eileene L. Parsons OBE has challenged Virgin Islanders to be knowledgeable of where the country has come in just 70 years, saying that these achievements go unappreciated.

February 1st, 2016
More $$ needed to keep researchers @ HLSCC- Dr Karl Dawson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Dr Karl Dawson called on government agencies to increase their budgetary allocation for research and consultancy services using resource personnel from the territory’s lone tertiary institution.

January 29th, 2016
Eileene L. Parsons, Jennie N. Wheatley launch revised history work

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two celebrated daughters of Virgin Islands soil, author Mrs Jennie N. Wheatley and former Minister for Education and Culture Mrs Eileene L. Parsons OBE today January 29, 2016 launched a revised version of their iconic and seminal work '150 Years of Achievement: 1834 – 1984' and were on hand to autograph copies for persons who made purchases.

January 29th, 2016
Education legislation will ‘bring people here’ – Hon Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The passage of the Higher Education Licencing Act will add another tier of economic opportunity for the territory as persons from all over the world will come to the VI for their higher education needs.

January 26th, 2016
Cedar Int’l & TAG to raffle off new Hyundai Tucson

KINGSTON, Tortola, VI – Cedar International School has partnered with Tortola Auto Group and Nagico Insurances for the launch of its second annual Grand Raffle to raise funds for the school’s Scholarship Fund meant to increase access to families who are less able to afford the school’s tuition fees.

January 15th, 2016
‘Don’t blame society for children’s behaviour’ – radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the ‘Umoja’ talk show on ZBVI 780 AM yesterday January 14, 2016 gave a grim review of the state of parenting in the territory and said persons need to take more responsibility in raising children rather than play the blame game.

January 14th, 2016
‘Don’t leave the territory’s flag up overnight!’ – Hon Walwyn admonishes Principals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn slammed school Principals for allowing the territory’s flags to remain hoisted overnight and exposed to the elements of nature instead of ensuring that they are lowered at the end of the day.

January 12th, 2016
Deputy Governor puts Education Dept on blast for 'habitual late coming'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Governor Vivian Inez Archibald, CBE has lambasted members of the Public Service, in particular the Department of Education, for habitual late coming and for not displaying accountability and integrity as required and added that there must be consequences.

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