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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
Be open to criticism - Zahra Corion-Durante

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- “We must be open to constructive criticism, and be willing to accept the things that may seem out of our comfort zones.” Those were words of Zahra Corion-Durante, who spoke on behalf of the students who graduated from H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay on June 8, 2017.

June 13th, 2017
Take ‘a serious look’ @ how work permits are issued- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Sixth District Representative Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines made a very firm representation in the Seventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday June 6, 2017, calling on Government to “take a serious look at how work permits are being issued” in the Virgin Islands.

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 19th, 2017
This Week We Feature Young Professional Sharnelle M. Leonard

French-German theologian, organist, philosopher, and physician Albert Schweitzer said the purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others. For our young professional Sharnelle M. Leonard, that purpose comes in the form of teaching.

May 16th, 2017
Six inmates receive certificates in Skills For Life Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Six inmates at Her Majesty’s Prisons are the first cohort of a Skill for Life rehabilitative course.

May 14th, 2017
Over 200 graduate from UVI on St Thomas

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The over 200 students who graduated with a variety of degrees at UVI on the St. Thomas campus, US Virgin Islands (USVI), were just as overjoyed as their St. Croix counterparts, as they crossed one finish line during the commencement ceremony held at UVI’s Sports and Fitness Center, and ready themselves for the next journey.

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 20th, 2017
Hon Walwyn reveals proposed design for ESHS building on FB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) engaged residents near and far via his Facebook page when he revealed the proposed drawing for a new building at the Elmore Stoutt High School and, judging from the majority comments, a fancy building is not priority for many.



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