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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.

June 22nd, 2024
Ebenezer Thomas Primary receives new playground

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Ebenezer Thomas Primary School is now the fourth of five primary schools in the Territory that has received a new playground facility following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of the Virgin Islands and Unite BVI.

June 20th, 2024
Maples Group pledges US$70k towards new Eslyn Henly Richiez Learning Centre

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Maples Group, an independent provider of fiduciary, fund services, regulatory and compliance, along with entity formation and management services in the Virgin Islands (VI) has announced that it is supporting the redevelopment of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre in the VI with a US $70,000 donation.

May 11th, 2024
CXC probing 'distribution' issue with Principles of Accounts examination paper

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – As the annual Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) examinations gets on the way, the exam body in an update yesterday, Friday, May 10, 2024, said it is currently investigating an issue with one its examination papers.

May 2nd, 2024
Commemorative plaques for donations unveiled @ ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commemorative plaques for the Kellner Family Foundation and various contributors for their donation to the redevelopment of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) were unveiled at the school's campus on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

May 1st, 2024
Hon Mather accuses Hon de Castro of sidelining him in education sector

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Educator and first-term legislator Hon Stacy M. Mather (AL) has accused fellow educator and Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) of sidelining him in the education sector.

March 23rd, 2024
Gov't must start valuing teachers as much as doctors - CTE Executive Director


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - During last month’s meeting, the Board of Career and Technical Education noted that the attrition rate among CTE instructors is unsustainably high. During a meeting on Wednesday, comments from Executive Director Anton Döös noted that the phenomenon was not just limited to the territory.

March 13th, 2024
ESHS declared winners of 2024 Inter-Secondary School Debate Competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An all-girl Secondary school team from the Elmore Stout High School (ESHS) has emerged victorious at the Ministry of Education’s 2024 annual Inter-Secondary School National Debating Competition.

March 2nd, 2024
143 VI teachers complete Public Service 101 course

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Some One Hundred and Forty-Three (143) teachers from across the Virgin Islands (VI) have completed a three-day Public Service 101 course, a key offering from the Virgin Islands Public Service Learning Institute.

February 15th, 2024
Taiwan Gov’t scholarships now open to Virgin Islanders– BVI Office Hong Kong

HONG KONG, China –The Hong Kong Office of the [British] Virgin Islands has announced that applications for the 2024 Taiwan Government Scholarships are now open to Virgin Islanders and Belongers.

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