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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
Oops! More bad grammar or just an innocent typo? Miss BVI Committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- We all make mistakes, as even the best of us from time to time will miss an 'ed', a 'comma' or even an 's'.

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 13th, 2017
Mandarin for selected primary schools in September

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying that the Virgin Islands cannot delay the inevitable, controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has announced that two foreign languages, Mandarin and French, will be added to the curriculum for selected primary schools in the Territory from September 2017.

June 13th, 2017
House of Assembly to meet again today June 13, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Virgin Islands’ House of Assembly does not attract great television or radio ratings, the highest law making body will again meet this morning Tuesday June 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM at its Chambers in Road Town, the capital city, and will be broadcast live on both radio and television.

June 12th, 2017
Education Ministry lacks ‘vision & vocabulary’- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Not enough is being done for education in the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands and the responsible Minister, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), and government by extension seem to lack the vocabulary to speak to the rich Belongers to solicit their support. This is according to former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

May 31st, 2017
‘Have a heart’- local boaters to Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V Walwyn (AL), during the debate of the Cruising Permit (Amendment) Act, 2017 at the Seventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly on Monday May 29, 2017, said persons who own local boats should no longer enjoy special seasonal rates for cruising permits, it did not sit well with a number of local boat owners.

May 1st, 2017
Hon Walwyn & Education Ministry blasted for allegedly failing VI debaters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - More tears are falling on the Education Ministry of the Virgin Islands (VI) with cries of failing to expend tax payers dollars in the right places.

April 25th, 2017
Bye bye bulky text books!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Education of the Virgin Islands (VI) is very optimistic that come the 2017 – 2018 academic school year, seventh and eighth graders of public high school will be saying “bye bye” to the bulky back-pack laden with text books as those will be replaced with tablets.

April 21st, 2017
‘Terrible indictment’ on children ‘born here’ of expats-Hon. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A “terrible indictment” that needs to be addressed with a level of urgency is how Education and Culture Minister Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) described the laws of the Virgin Islands (UK) pertaining to children of expats who were born in the territory becoming "stateless" if they do not get a passport from the country of origin of their parents.



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