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July 9th, 2019
D5 Resource Centre reopens in time for Summer Programme

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI- “This is the day, this is the day that the Lord has made…” the children sang and clapped joyfully as they began their first day of summer school activities at the refurbished and reopened Resource Centre in Huntums Ghut in the Fifth District on July 8, 2019.

July 4th, 2019
Grading our children must be higher than mere desire

Alred C. Frett

Teaching & Learning – Reaching & Earning:

We are deep in Graduation Season where Parents look forward to another step in their Child’s maturity, Teachers find out if the knowledge they planted bore fruits and Students eagerly await their transition Papers to a higher level in academia or out in the real world to earn real dollars… Meanwhile Education plods on as Teaching and Learning continue until Alzheimer’s calls and no one answers.

July 4th, 2019
‘Proposal on table' regarding extra school year – Dr Wheatley

By Chassidy M. Leonard

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “What’s working well, we have to keep that. What’s not working so well, there are some discussions about it to see how we can improve it,” Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) stated on the 3D Show with host Doug Wheatley on ZBVI 780 AM on June 28, 2019, regarding his approach to his portfolios.

July 3rd, 2019
Myron V. Walwyn’s imposed Exit Exam was a ‘fraud’- Fmr Educator Elroy Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Exit Proficiency Examination (EPE) imposed on public secondary schools in the territory under the watch of the then controversial Minister for Education Mr Myron V. Walwyn has been deemed a fraud and, according to a former Chief Education Officer (CEO), should be discarded and replaced with something else to account for the 15% of the overall pass grade it represented.

June 30th, 2019
‘Order your steps’- Judith E. Vanterpool to BFEC graduates

By Chassidy M. Leonard

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda VI- The eighteen (18) graduating students of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC)-Secondary Division were reminded that ‘Beauty is in the fulfilment of their dreams’, however, it requires work to make those dreams materialise.

June 30th, 2019
Sterling Stout recipient of 18th Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship

ZION HILL, Tortola, VI- Described as a balanced student who excels in academics and athletics, 11-year-old Sterling Stout, born 24 January, 2008, is the 2019 recipient of the 2019 Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship (IDMS), valued $600.00.

June 29th, 2019
UWI scholarships for Bermudian students

Thomas C. Famous

On Friday June 21, 2019, Minister of Education, The Honourable Diallo V. Rabain made a monumental statement in Parliament.

June 28th, 2019
‘It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish’- Raul R. Sprauve

By Chassidy M. Leonard

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The 147 graduating students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) have been told that, despite the challenges they may have gone through or are still facing, things can get better with hard work and dedication.

June 28th, 2019
ESHS L-Shaped Building to be renamed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The L-Shaped Building of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) is to be renamed, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has announced.

June 27th, 2019
‘Take responsibility for your own future’- 74 ASPS graduates told

By Chassidy M. Leonard

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 74 graduating students of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) have been told they can be responsible for their future by being responsible for what they post online.

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