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April 19th, 2016
USVI school teachers strike over retroactive payments


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, U.S.V.I.- An unexpected strike staged by members of the American Federation of Teachers (A.F.T.) union on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (U.S.V.I.), has forced the territory’s Department of Education (D.O.E.) to announce early dismissal of public schools, a press release D.O.E. issued has made known.

January 12th, 2016
Deputy Governor puts Education Dept on blast for 'habitual late coming'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Governor Vivian Inez Archibald, CBE has lambasted members of the Public Service, in particular the Department of Education, for habitual late coming and for not displaying accountability and integrity as required and added that there must be consequences.

October 27th, 2015
Schools hit by shortage of supplies as Ed Dept is allegedly cash strapped!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Parents with children at several public schools across the territory have been complaining that there is a shortage of general supplies as the Department of Education is allegedly out of money at this time.

September 8th, 2014
Sandy M. Underhill In! Wade W. Tobin Out! as ESHS Principal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online’s many sources within the Ministry of Education and Culture and the ruling National Democratic Party Administration have over the weekend confirmed that the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has settled on Mrs. Sandy M. Underhill to take up the post as Principal of the Elmore Stoutt High School.

September 2nd, 2014
Ms Caryl O'Neal forced out of BFEC

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Come the start of the new academic‎ school year Ms Caryl O'Neal will not be returning as the Principal of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) as she was said to have been sent on retirement.

June 21st, 2014
Wade W. Tobin out! Principal post at ESHS is to be advertised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word just reaching our newsroom from our sources inside the Ministry and Department of Education is that come September 2014 Acting Principal of the Elmore Stoutt High School Wade W. Tobin will not be returning.

March 9th, 2014
‘Stars in Education’ highlight in Education week 2014

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Stars in the education system of the Virgin Islands will be one of the main highlights in the observations of Education Week 2014.

August 28th, 2012
Minister to bridge gap between education officials & teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Expressing his awareness of the evident distance in communication between education officials situated in the Administration Complex and the teachers in the schools, Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron V. Walwyn announced that, for the upcoming new school term/year, he is committed to bridging that gap.


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