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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.

January 4th, 2012
Fahie: Signage was to build pride among students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Andrew Fahie said it is Minister Myron Walwyn’s prerogative to remove the signage from the Althea Scatliffe Primary School building, providing that he would have consulted with the parties concerned before instructing that it be done.

December 24th, 2011
Steering Committee formed to assess Tech Voch programmes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noting that the Territory has come a long way with the offering and development of Technical Vocational Education, Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron Walwyn believes a considerable amount of work still needs to be done.

December 20th, 2011
Tech Voc programme in the works for inmates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – By the third quarter of 2012, Government will be implementing a technical and vocational skills programme for inmates to learn a certifiable trade, declared Minister for Education and Culture Myron Walwyn in the House of Assembly (HOA) on Monday December 19, 2011.

December 7th, 2011
Minister Walwyn dialogues with special needs providers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has met with the parents, caregivers and teachers of children with special needs to gain a first-hand understanding and appreciation of their concerns, a press from Government Information Service (GIS) stated.

November 24th, 2011
Education Minister begins Territory-wide assessment of schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As part of Government’s commitment to evaluate and improve the education system, Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn is visiting public and private schools Territory-wide to review areas in need of assessment, a press release from Government Information Service (GIS) stated.

November 14th, 2011
Culture Week activities kick off with opening ceremony at ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The principal, faculty and students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) today held their opening ceremony for Culture Week 2011 which showcased Virgin Islands culture.

November 10th, 2011
Fahie’s advice: Don’t get caught up with the post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Andrew Fahie, the former Minister for Education and Culture, advice for the newly appointed National Democratic Party (NDP) Ministers of Government is not to get caught up in the post instead they should “get caught up in the purpose”.



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