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Education

April 4th, 2017
Hon Walwyn defends poorly implemented 12th Grade Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) stopped short of pulling out a trumpet and pelting some notes when he announced that an unpopular decision to implement the 12th Grade Programme in the public high school system by the Ministry that he heads is now being given serious consideration across the region.

March 28th, 2017
Lions partners with HLSCC for History Centre

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The Lions Club of Tortola has forged a partnership with the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) to embark on a project that would pave the way for the documentation and preservation of Virgin Islands history and heritage in a spanking new building.

March 27th, 2017
‘Eggs-perts' Easter Reading Camp kicks off next week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Easter season on the heels and school being out for that celebratory time, Write To Read will be hosting the third annual ‘Eggs-perts Easter Camp’; a programme that is primarily geared at focusing on developing Eggs-pert Readers, Eggs-pert Writers and Eggs-pert Thinkers. Also because it would not be a BREAK without some eggs-tra fun, children will enjoy Science Eggs-periments, Eggs-press Yourself Art and Eggs-citing Field Trip.

March 21st, 2017
Hons RT O’Neal & Fraser among 4 honoured by BVI SDA School

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- The BVI Seventh-day Adventist School held its first ever fundraising gala dinner on Sunday March 19, 2017 at The Moorings where four persons were honoured for their significant contributions towards the learning institution over the years.

March 5th, 2017
Local authors highlighted during annual Book Parade

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Education held its annual Book Parade on Thursday March 2, 2017 where one school, the Enid Scatliffe Pre-Primary, highlighted local authors.

February 24th, 2017
Claudia Creque Ed. Centre goes past ESHS to schools debate final

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The lack of consumer protection laws is very often the cause of many-a-grievance between consumers and proprietors. This time the students from the Opposition Elmore Stoutt High School and the Proposition Claudia Creque Educational Centre (CCEC) of Anegada had their turn on the topic: “Government of the Virgin Islands should enact consumer protection laws.”

February 21st, 2017
St George's in final of Secondary Schools Debate

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The three-student-team of the St George's Secondary School (SGSS) emerged winners last night, Monday February 20, 2017 when the semi-finals of the Secondary Schools Debating Competition were held at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium, H. Lavitty Stoutt Community College, in Paraquita Bay.

February 20th, 2017
12th Grade teachers upset over non-payment of gas allowance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The poor decision by the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) to hastily implement the 12th Grade Programme in the public high school system without all the facilities in place has created a logistical havoc with the shortage of teachers and the 12th Grade students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) having to be placed at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay.

February 15th, 2017
BFEC students allegedly suspended for not cleaning windows properly

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Parents of students attending the Bregado Flax Education Centre (BFEC) are upset that the school has allegedly taken a decision to suspend some students for not properly cleaning windows during detention.

February 13th, 2017
Parents & Teachers @ BFEC stand up to Walwyn over student’s return!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Many persons have accused the controversial Education and Cultural Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) of being a bully. Well, he may have met his match in Virgin Gorda.



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