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July 6th, 2024
Dr. Connie E. George now first Director of VI Public Service Learning Institute

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A former Chief Education Officer, Dr. Connie E. George has been officially appointed as the first Director of the Virgin Islands Public Service Learning Institute, effective June 18, 2024, and comes following a period of her assignment as the Interim Director of the Institute, since its launch in August 2023.

October 19th, 2021
18 Eslyn Henley Richiez students receive certificates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- 18 Students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre have received certificates for Development through the United Kingdom-based Award Scheme Development & Accreditation Network (ASDAN).

June 10th, 2021
284 Media should 'bring responsible journalism'- Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Community activist and Social Commentator Mr Julio S. Henry aka 'Sam' has called on the local news outfit, 284 Media, to practice more responsible journalism.

June 9th, 2021
No mandatory vaccination for teachers & other frontline staff- Hon Fahie assures

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has debunked an article by 284 Media today, June 9, 2021, stating that government is moving to have teachers and frontline workers vaccinated or be subjected to bi-monthly COVID-19 testing.

February 7th, 2021
Prospective counsellors encouraged to join school system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands (VI) joined the rest of the world in National School Counselling Week 2021, from February 1-5, 2021, there was a call for more persons to join the fold of school counsellors in the Territory.

January 21st, 2021
Students showing greater interest with hybrid model– Kayron M. Todman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Assistant Principal at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS), Mr Kayron M. Todman has said students in public schools are showing a greater interest in school due to the blended approach using technology and traditional learning methods.

April 29th, 2020
Education Minister: Loan Programme for laptop use coming

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In short order, parents with children in public schools who do not have access to laptops will be required to pay a ‘minimal fee’ for their children to be allowed to utilise Government laptops.

March 10th, 2020
‘Do not panic’ but ‘keep ill children home if necessary’- Connie E. George

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- As Novel Coronavirus continues to spread globally and poses a threat to the Virgin Islands, the Ministry of Education of the Virgin Islands is urging parents not to panic but rather adopt proper hygiene practices at home, monitor their children and keep them at home if they are ill.

September 11th, 2019
‘They will have to kill me first’ before renaming EAPS- Hon Turnbull

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Second District Representative and Opposition Member, Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull has said he would resist any attempts at renaming the newly rebuilt Enis Adams Primary School (EAPS).

June 7th, 2019
Speaker invites local schools to attend sittings of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- During the Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands on June 3, 2019, the gallery was occupied by a number of students from the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School of Sea Cows Bay, Tortola.

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