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September 1st, 2019
'Bad or incompetent teachers cannot continue in the system'- Dr Potter

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Teachers have been encouraged to become responsible for their own professional development as the territory will not “settle for less.”

August 31st, 2019
Finally! School Shift system ends for 2019/2020 term

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The ‘shift system’ imposed in schools following the 2017 devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria, and carried forward into the 2018/2019 School-Year will finally come to an end.

August 30th, 2019
Massive shakeup of Permanent Secretaries made in Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin islands News Online (VINO) is revealing that the Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Government has undertaken a massive Permanent Secretary (PS) shakeup across several ministries, where at least two new appointments have been made and at least three transfers executed.

June 5th, 2019
UPDATE: ‘There will be no re-sit of any exams’- CXC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following investigations in an alleged breach of Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exam regulations in Trinidad and Tobago and despite an online petition calling for the entire region to re-sit the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) math exam, CSEC students will not have to rewrite the exam.

December 14th, 2018
'I can confirm I have the wall report’- CoP Michael B. Mathews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaking exclusively to Virgin Islands News Online (VINO), this afternoon, Friday, December 14, 2018, Police Commissioner Michael B. Mathews confirmed that in his possession is the Auditor General’s (AG) Report—received from Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’—on the small wall constructed by Education and Culture Minister, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) around the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS).

June 22nd, 2018
NDP Govt. budgets no funds for 'sports development' in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many of the Territory’s star athletes, returned home on June 14, 2018, to much pomp and ceremony, were handed gifts, praises and other accolades for their impressive representation of the Virgin Islands on the international stage; but, government has not budgeted adequately for the development of sports for this year.

June 20th, 2018
No place for students to write examinations?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Education and Culture had found itself in a conundrum earlier this year finding accommodation for the students in the Territory, to sit overseas examinations.

February 28th, 2017
PS Potter had no answer why Prison Museum not with Education & Culture

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Old HM Prison Museum in Road Town, on the main Island of Tortola, made the news a few months ago because of poles erected in the road adjacent to the building that took up much needed parking space on the already congested Main Street, it also had the attention of the former Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) as to whose portfolio it was.

July 3rd, 2016
Almost 2 months later RT Public Library still closed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported on May 30, 2016 that the territory’s main public library in Road Town, has been closed since from around May 17, 2016.

June 8th, 2016
Hon Walwyn fails! Not ready with space for extra High School year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Demonstrating clearly that Government is not ready for a decision that many felt was forced on parents, it has been disclosed to this news site that from the new academic year, students who are to take the extra year in high school after completion of Fifth Form will be housed in the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) at Paraquita Bay for now.

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