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Education

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.”

June 26th, 2017
Foreign Language should not be mandatory in schools- E.G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - The controversial Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, announced during the House of Assembly on June 13, 2017 that two foreign languages, French and Mandarin, will be introduced in selected schools throughout the territory this coming September.

June 25th, 2017
Students’ indiscipline a main target for ESHS in new school year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) continues to be gripped with disciplinary issues among its student population, its principal Ms Sandy M. Underhill is planning a new strategy for the new academic year 2017-2018 to tackle the problem that has been blamed for many teachers leaving the school system.

June 24th, 2017
12th Grade students ‘felt targeted as Guinea Pigs'- Sandy M. Underhill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial additional school year imposed by Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) brought many unexpected hardships on students, parents and teachers alike; however, they have persevered under the circumstances.

June 24th, 2017
‘Recent upsurge in undesirable activities unfortunate’- Sharie B. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Miss BVI and political candidate Sharie B. de Castro has labeled the recent rise in criminal activities in the Territory as unfortunate and noted that now more than ever the Territory’s children need to be protected and meaningfully occupied.

June 23rd, 2017
‘Live with purpose, in purpose & on purpose’- ESHS graduates told

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Resilient, talented and hardworking are some of the words that can be used to describe the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) graduating Class of 2017; the Territory’s first batch of students since the implementation of the controversial 12th Grade.

June 19th, 2017
Reaching Out Foundation encourages students to excel in English

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While much of the talk of the town lately has been about the decision by controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) to introduce Mandarin in primary schools and French at the high school level, a local group has seen it necessary to encourage students to excel in English Language.



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