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June 26th, 2019
24 graduate @ joint LDPS & IDPS Exit Ceremony

By Chassidy M. Leonard

ZION HILL, Tortola, VI- The 2019 Exit Ceremony for the Leonora Delville Primary School and Ivan Dawson Primary School was jointly held at the Zion Hill Methodist Church on Tuesday June 25, 2019.

June 26th, 2019
'Get rid of unnecessary exams' – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Exit Proficiency Examination (EPE) pass mark adjusted to "align with school standards," according to subject Minister for Education, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), many including Opposition Leader, Marlon A. Penn (R8) have been criticising the move.

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 25th, 2019
RDA spending $221K on temporary music classrooms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noting that repairs to the music facility at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) remain high on the agenda, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), says he still welcomes donations towards a temporary boost of music education in the territory.

June 24th, 2019
Education Ministry lowers Exit Proficiency Exam pass requirement

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - With the 2018/2019 school term officially coming to an end, the Ministry of Education has announced an adjustment to the Exit Proficiency Exams (EPE) pass requirements, with the aim of facilitating more passes and students graduating from high school.

June 24th, 2019
Long-time academic rivals emerge as ESHS top students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- They have been in academic competition since Seventh Grade, pushing each other to maximise their potential, and now Kaylian B. Penn and Shaquille J. Christopher have emerged as the two top students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) for 2019.

June 21st, 2019
Top ESHS student not in favour of additional school year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Public consultations on whether to continue with the additional school year controversially implemented into public secondary schools by the former Minister for Education Myron V. Walwyn continued on Tortola on June 20, 2019.

June 19th, 2019
Consultations on controversial 'additional school year' begin today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The public, from today June 19, 2019, will be given an opportunity to make their input into the decision whether to shelve or keep the additional school year controversially instituted into public secondary schools by the former Minister for Education Mr Myron V. Walwyn.

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.

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