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March 9th, 2024
Revision of VI’s decade old National Youth Policy initiated – Hon deCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– With a decade having passed the implementation of the VI National Youth Policy, the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) says the Government has initiated the revision of the National Youth Policy.

January 30th, 2024
Hon Fraser objects to Hon de Castro bringing new statement to continuation of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today, Tuesday, January 30, 2024, is the Continuation of the Sixth Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA) of the [British] Virgin Islands.

January 22nd, 2024
Unite BVI to help rebuild ASPS, move VI full S.T.E.A.M. ahead!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Unite BVI, which is part of the Sir Richard CN Branson’s Virgin Group, has committed to help rebuild the Althea Scatliffe Primary School and also help move the [British] Virgin Islands education system full S.T.E.A.M. ahead.

January 22nd, 2024
JvD to get public library

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Plans are underway to have a library on Jost van Dyke that would be assessable by both students and the community.

January 21st, 2024
HLSCC to establish campus on JvD- Hon Sharie B. de Castro

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Residents of Jost van Dyke will soon have the opportunity to attend H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) without having to travel to Tortola.

December 6th, 2023
7 schools to compete in chess tournament from Dec 12-13, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports’ Inter-Secondary School Chess Tournament will see seven schools in the Territory vying for the title of Chess Champion from December 12 to 13, 2023.

December 3rd, 2023
42 businesses showcased @ DYAS Youth Business Expo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- 42 businesses were showcased at the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports (DYAS) Youth Business Expo held at Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town on Friday, December 1, 2023.

November 28th, 2023
'Much to be done' for promotion of more inclusive learning in VI – Hon de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With 2023 Special Education week ongoing in the Virgin Islands (VI) under the theme, 'Accessibility and Equity: A spectrum of possibilities,' Subject Minister Sharie B. de Castro (AL) said more has to be done to bring the local education system to one that is more inclusive.

November 13th, 2023
Hon de Castro calls for more UNESCO support to advance education in VI

PARIS, France – Virgin Islands (VI) Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, the Hon Sharie B. De Castro (AL) has delivered a statement at the 42nd General Conference of UNESCO, calling for more support to advance education in the VI.

November 10th, 2023
Jr Ministers step up as Education & Health Ministers out of territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Ministers Hons Karl Dawson (R1) and Luce D. Hodge-Smith (R4) are currently acting in the posts of Minister for Health and Social Development, and Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, respectively, as the subject ministers are currently out of the territory.

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