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February 25th, 2012
Local heroes honoured as part of Black History Month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- What started out as a Social Studies class project turned out into a grand, memorable and highly informative affair at the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School yesterday February 24, 2012 as Class Five students paid tribute to a number of their local heroes as part of Black History Month.

February 21st, 2012
Several persons hired on spot at Job Fair- Min. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noting that the recent Career and Job fair is working as envisaged due to the strong support from Government and employers alike, Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron Walwyn has disclosed that several persons have since gained employment and that the feedback continues to be one of a success story, where necessary steps are being made to ensure it remains a success.

February 14th, 2012
ESHS students encouraged to explore jobs in technical field

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that over the course of this year, the Ministry of Education and Culture will be taking the lead in helping to reshape the image of technical and vocational profession in the Virgin Islands, Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron Walwyn has encouraged students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHSS) to consider careers in the technical field.

February 6th, 2012
Alleged investigation of 98% pass rate aimed at destruction- Hon. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Andrew Fahie says the alleged investigation of the 98 percent pass rate achieved by students at the 2011 school leaving examinations seems to be politically motivated and aimed at destroying rather than improving the education system.

January 31st, 2012
Wins for Tigers, Rays & Mets as Little League Baseball kicks off!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Minister for Education, Culture and Sport, the Hon. Myron Walwyn officially declaring the 2012 Little League Season open on Saturday January 28, the boys and girls got straight to work in showcasing their skills in front of a large crowd of parents.

January 21st, 2012
Min. Walwyn tells youths to seize opportunity as if it was their last

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education and Culture, with responsibility for youths, Hon. Myron V. Walwyn has urged youths to seize the opportunities to be employed or receive training as part of the Youth Unemployment Register.

January 11th, 2012
Donald deCastro against school signage removal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI-Donald deCastro believes that the Honourable Minister for Education and Culture Myron V. Wawyn was wrong to have the slogan on the Althea Scatliffe Primary School building removed as he felt it was an example of national pride being affected.

January 5th, 2012
Budgetary allocation for Special Education

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Special Education in the Virgin Islands can expect to get its own allocation of funds from the Government, making way for more monies to be pumped into an area that many believe need more resources.

January 4th, 2012
We must not pull down each other’s efforts – Hon. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – For the Territory to grow, politicians must not pull down another's efforts to look good in the eyes of the public because it could be self-destructive, warned former Minister for Education and Culture and 1st district representative, Hon. Andrew Fahie in the House of Assembly on December 21, 2011.

January 3rd, 2012
Minister’s directive for slogan removal insulting- Principal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Principal of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School Marieta Flax- Headley has labelled the decision by the Ministry of Education to have a slogan on the school building removed as- insulting.


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