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Education

January 20th, 2019
‘Read to Heal programme’ off to a successful start

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Students of the Joyce Samuel Primary School, were on Tuesday, January 14, 2019, treated to readings from The Irma Diaries by local author Angela Burnett Penn.

January 18th, 2019
VIP’s Sharie B. deCastro pushes economic reform through education

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Educator & Businesswoman, Ms Sharie B. deCastro is proposing an economic strategy with an emphasis on education and development of human resources in her quest to bring economic reform to the Virgin Islands (VI) under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

January 2nd, 2019
2 years, 7 months later still no Public Library in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After years of failed projects costing taxpayers millions of dollars, the National Democratic Party (NDP) is yet to fund a Public Library in Road Town, Tortola.

January 2nd, 2019
No official Principal; ESHS Students back in Old Clarence Thomas Building

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Students at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) resumed the January 2019 school term back into the crammed and deplorable conditions of the Old Clarence Thomas Building in Pasea Estate after many promises from the Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL), that never came to past.

December 17th, 2018
AG stands 100% by Wall report; Calls Walwyn dangerous!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a bombshell press release issued this afternoon, Monday, December 17, 2018, by the Auditor General (AG), Ms Sonia M. Webster, she sought to defend her office and the report on the small wall around the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), by standing 100% behind the findings.

December 14th, 2018
Flood Awareness Poster Competition Winners Announced

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Grade 3 student Niomi Caines of the St. Georges Primary School and Akeela McMaster, a Grade 9 student of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) are the first place winners of the Ministry of Communications and Works’ Flood Awareness competition.

November 28th, 2018
Branson Foundation lends to BFEC restoration

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Ninety persons from the United Kingdom (UK)—comprising everyday civilians, lawyers, teachers, nurses, flight attendants, parents and pilots to name a few—cleared debris, painted walls, and toiled effortlessly under the Virgin Gorda’s sun, on Thursday, November 15th, 2018.

November 26th, 2018
VI reps for C’bean @ Family Medicine Confab in South Korea

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two Virgin Islanders—more specifically Virgin Gordians—recently represented the Caribbean, at the ‘World Family Medicine Conference’ held in Seoul, South Korea, last month from October 17 to 21, 2018.

November 24th, 2018
75 graduate VI first hospitality Pop-up School

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Seventy Five, men and women who were certified as ‘trained’ in 'Hospitality' graduated at a ceremony held in their honour last night, November 23, 2018—the first to have benefited from the international Pop up School - Saira Hospitality.

November 13th, 2018
Angela Burnett Penn takes ‘Irma Diaries’ to schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Irma Diaries author, Ms Angela Burnett Penn, today November 13, 2018, donated over 250 copies of her book to schools across the Territory, as part of her ‘Read to Heal School Programme.’

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