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Education

September 30th, 2017
St Vincent offers to accept senior VI students in its schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 which destroyed the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) as well as other public and private schools, many residents who have relatives and friends in other countries were forced to arrange for their children to attend schools there, some as far as the United Kingdom and Italy.

August 23rd, 2017
Gifted Hands Programme to host Back To School Reading Event

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Gifted Hands Programme, in collaboration with Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club (SCBBC) and the Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, will be hosting a back to school reading event for children ranging from ages 4 to 8.

August 17th, 2017
Judith Vanterpool named new VP of HLSCC

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the One Mart Supermarket, Chief Executive Officer of the BizComEd Consultant Inc., and workforce specialist Mrs Judith Vanterpool has been named Vice President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

August 15th, 2017
Public schools forced to remain closed for 2 more weeks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the recent flash floods due to a tropical wave not sparing even the schools, students will now have an extra two weeks at home.

August 9th, 2017
After being ousted from HLSCC Dr Dawson now heads Anguilla Community College

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After being removed from his post as President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) just over a year ago, indigenous Virgin Islander Dr Karl Dawson has now been selected to the prestige position as President of the Anguilla Community College (ACC).

July 8th, 2017
Another Oops! Signage @ Peebles Hospital has a typo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was erected some three years ago on December 17, 2014, but it can be assumed that no one at the time noticed the error until our newsroom started to do fun pieces on the many grammatical mistakes and typos on public documents over the past six years.

July 1st, 2017
Jack the Robot: the future of work

Dickson Igwe

The world of work is changing dramatically.

June 30th, 2017
Small but 'unique' batch of BFEC 12th Grade students graduates

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Ms J’Sally Oneil, Salutatorian, took her fellow graduates on a trip down memory lane during her welcoming remarks at the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) graduation ceremony. This was held on June 29, 2017 at the Catholic Community Centre in Virgin Gorda.

June 29th, 2017
80 graduate from ‘Mighty Scatliffe’

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - “As you prepare to embark on a new educational journey in high school, I encourage you to remain focused and remember the values that were instilled in you by your parents. You all possess the ability to do great things, but you must be willing to work hard in order to reap the fruits of your labour.”

June 26th, 2017
‘I thank God for the village because the village raised me’ –Ashaala S. Jenkins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “While my years in high school could have been perceived as the happiest years of my life, my years in high school were some of the darkest moments of my life. It was very hard for me to get through high school in 1992 to 1997.”

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