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June 27th, 2018
Mrs Judith E. Vanterpool tipped to be new college President

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom from senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources, is that Mrs Judith E. Vantperool, wife of Communications and Works Minister Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), and current H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), Vice President, will be appointed as the new President.

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.

July 8th, 2017
Another Oops! Signage @ Peebles Hospital has a typo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was erected some three years ago on December 17, 2014, but it can be assumed that no one at the time noticed the error until our newsroom started to do fun pieces on the many grammatical mistakes and typos on public documents over the past six years.

April 27th, 2017
Education Ministry to benefit from Dolphin Discovery initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Education Ministry is set to be the sole beneficiary of a 10,000 Smiles, Dolphins Drawing Smiles Changing Lives initiative, slated for this Saturday April 29, 2017.

February 24th, 2015
Under Hon. Walwyn Prison challenges getting worse - 2013 HMP Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the growing voices saying that the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has done nothing under his Ministry for three years, another of his portfolios is under fire for inaction.

February 17th, 2015
Poor grammar in Youth Policy document; ‘Ministry’ on cover misspelled!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - As the 2015 Spelling Bee contest is about to kick off the Ministry of Education and Culture headed by Hon Myron V. Walwyn could be the first area that needs some lessons. Over the past three years there continued to be quiet whispers about the spelling errors and poor grammar that leave the Ministry in letters, statements in the House of Assembly (HoA) and at times press releases.

March 31st, 2014
Youths commence training at Art of Food Services workshop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This morning (March 31, 2014) marked yet another step by the Department for Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture towards equipping youths of the Virgin Islands (VI) with skills to grasp opportunities in the job market.

August 18th, 2013
UPDATE: Isabella Morris’ parents want emergency meeting

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – With the issue of non-communication about the mould situation at the Isabella Morris Primary School in Carrot Bay hitting the public domain, parents are now calling on the Principal, Ms Sylvia Adams and First District Representative, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie to summon parents to an emergency meeting prior to the commencement of the 2013/14 academic school year in September.

July 8th, 2013
Sup. Exams, CXC among topics for discussion at Education Retreat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When should focus begin for CXC? Should supplementary exams continue? What about giving principals more authority, what does that look like? Those are some of the questions that are being examined at a retreat organised by the Ministry of Education for principals, selected teachers and education officials today, July 8, 2013 at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, Paraquita Bay.



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