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July 23rd, 2019
HLSCC trains 16 HM Prison Officers

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Sixteen middle management staff of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) recently completed an intensive two-week course in Middle Management at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Centre for Applied Marine Studies.

July 20th, 2019
'Education is a right of VI’s differently-abled' - Hon Penn

PORT OF SPAIN, T&T – Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) of the National Democratic Party (NDP) has pledged his party’s commitment to continue supporting the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) programmes that assist the Territory’s most vulnerable citizens, in areas like education and health.

June 25th, 2019
EPE pass mark adjusted to 'align with school standards’ - Hon Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) in an official statement today, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, moved to provide context and a rationale behind his decision to lower the pass requirement of the Exit Proficiency Examination (EPE) in the territory, adding that the move comes not with an aim to lower the quality of education but rather to align the exam to the standards set by the school.

June 25th, 2019
Hon Penn wants clarity on lowering of EPE pass requirement

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Following information coming out of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), regarding an announcement that the Ministry of Education had lowered the Exit Proficiency Exams (EPE) pass requirement by 10%, Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has raised deep concerns over the standard of education in the territory.

June 14th, 2019
NDP issued no new scholarships since Irma – SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Capital Road Town still without a Public Library and works at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) only now commencing under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, more information is coming forward revealing just how bad the Dr D. Orlando Smith National Democratic Party (NDP) administration left the education sector.

May 4th, 2019
Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel In! as DDM Info & Education Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Journalist and Editor of The BVI Welcome, Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel has been appointed Manager of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Information and Education department.

April 10th, 2019
Locals snubbing HLSCC- Eileene L. Parsons OBE

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Deputy Chairperson of the Board of H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), Ms Eileene L. Parsons OBE, has raised concerns that students in the Virgin Islands (VI) are not choosing the local institution as their first choice for higher education.

April 9th, 2019
Challenges amidst HLSCC re-accreditation

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) is experiencing some challenges ahead of its re-accreditation bid in 2020.

April 9th, 2019
Big benefits as HLSCC inks MoU with UVI

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Persons seeking to further their education at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), can now secure an almost $6,000 reduction in tuition fees from the USVI university as part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the UVI and the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

January 26th, 2019
D2 has formula for Territory’s success - Sharie B. de Castro

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Educator & Businesswoman, Ms Sharie B. deCastro believes District Two, in the Virgin Islands, holds the keys to the territory’s success in areas of innovation.

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