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September 30th, 2016
Unruly children pushing teachers out of school system – Teacher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It has been brought to the attention of this news site that quite a number of teachers are now leaving the profession in search for better paid salaries and to get away from dealing with poorly parented children.

November 29th, 2013
Expelling from school will make children criminals – Edmund Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I am personally dreadfully against suspending children from education.” This is according to talk show host Edmund Maduro who heavily criticized the act of expelling children from school during his radio programme last evening, November 28, 2013.

October 7th, 2013
Some teachers only teach for the $$ – Youth Forum hears

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – A couple of youths were not afraid to belch their feelings when a candid environment was afforded to them at a Youth Forum hosted by the Rotary Club of Road Town recently.

August 29th, 2013
Hon. Walwyn tells teachers to give of their best or leave the job!

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – School teachers were told in no uncertain terms that if they were not prepared to give of themselves as much as being asked to protect the future of the islands they should find another means of income. “Our young people and this country deserve much better than that,” said Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn.

August 15th, 2013
Teachers challenged to ensure they reach every child

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie took time out to urge school teachers not to leave any child behind but rather to ensure that they look out for every one of them. This charge was made at the Back to School Motivational Session held in the First District on August 11, 2013.

May 29th, 2013
Teachers knock $10k horse grant amidst education woes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While some persons may see a recent grant that was given to the VI Horse Owners Association as a step in the right direction, there are yet others who feel that the grant may have been untimely or may have been insufficient in making a meaningful indentation to the Association's cause of enhancing the sport locally.

September 13th, 2012
Four heads are better than one!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A little known fact about the Elmore Stoutt High School is that it is currently blessed with the services of almost an entire brood of de Castros.

August 15th, 2012
Hon. Walwyn - Secondary Teachers to be (re)trained to accommodate CXC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As a result of decisions finally being made on the terms of introducing Caribbean Examination Counsel (CXC) in the Virgin Islands (VI), Hon. Myron V. Walwyn recently announced, that in the near future all existing secondary teachers would be trained or retrained to manage the preparations of students to write Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) exams.

April 19th, 2012
Teachers dialogue with Minister ahead of Trinity School Term

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Teachers across the Territory’s public primary and secondary schools were able to speak directly with the Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn when they met earlier this week to facilitate discussions on the way forward for the Territory’s education system.

October 26th, 2011
Lions Club pampers more than 100 teachers in VG [Photo-slide Included]

THE VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- With the saying “better late than never” being most appropriate in more than one way, the Valley-Sound Lions Club of Virgin Gorda recently pampered more than a hundred teachers from both the private and public schools on the sister island as part of World Teachers Week, which was observed earlier this month.

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