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June 26th, 2017
Foreign Language should not be mandatory in schools- E.G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - The controversial Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, announced during the House of Assembly on June 13, 2017 that two foreign languages, French and Mandarin, will be introduced in selected schools throughout the territory this coming September.

November 12th, 2013
UPDATE: McAlpine selected based on finances proposed-Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “McAlpine hopes to expend up to one hundred million dollars in carrying out the development. The government is pleased that the selection is made and I am even more pleased to say that we are now in the process of finalizing the project development agreement,” announced Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith at a press conference at Central Administration Complex this morning November 12, 2013.

October 9th, 2012
Greenland Recreational Park for October 25 opening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education, Hon. Myron V. Walwyn revealed today, October 9, 2012 in the House of Assembly (HOA) that the Greenland Recreational Park Project is “on the homestretch” and is almost complete for a month-end opening.

June 19th, 2012
New designs for Territorial dress to be ready for tomorrow – Hon. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – He was praised for not being a politician to take the attitude of “it’s either my way or the highway”, and in doing so the Territory’s Culture Minister after some pondering has asked the Territorial Dress Committee and the two designers to come up with a dress “that is more acceptable” to the public.

June 11th, 2012
VI’s culture & heritage placed on shelf – Culture Minister [Photoslide Included]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Our success as parents and a Territory have outpaced our ability to pass on our heritage to our children, with much of our success we have taken our heritage put in a jar and put it on top of a shelf on display waiting to come out during August Festival and the tourist season,” declared the Minister for Education and Culture yesterday afternoon, June 10, 2012 at a presentation to unveil the Territory’s song and dress finalists.

April 8th, 2012
Reflect on culture & spirituality this Easter Festival- Hon. Walwyn

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron Walwyn has called for Virgin Islanders to reflect on their culture and spirituality as they partake in the Easter Festival activities in Virgin Gorda.

March 28th, 2012
No disciplinary action taken against Marieta Flax-Headley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The public well remembered that one of the early decisions of new Minister for Education and Culture Myron V. Walwyn was his instruction to the then Ag. Chief Education Officer Jillian Douglas-Phillip to direct the Principal of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School, Marieta Flax-Headley to remove the slogan from her school that read; “Mighty Mighty Scatliffe.”

March 26th, 2012
Everywhere I turn is like I have a shadow behind of me – Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The budget debate in the House of Assembly took an un-expected turn on Friday March 23, 2012 when Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron Walwyn, raised an issue of non-elected members allegedly being included to speak on programmes in a Government capacity.

March 24th, 2012
Ed. Ministry has more actors & actresses than Hollywood & Bollywood -Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister of Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn has called for persons in acting positions in his ministry to be confirmed, including his Permanent Secretary and has also recommended that the Acting Principal of the Eselyn Henley Richez Learning Centre be confirmed.

March 22nd, 2012
Inconsistencies found in education process – Hon. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The review of the Secondary School Leaving assessment has indicated a number of inconsistencies in the examination process and difficulties identifying one standard across the board for all students.

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