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November 27th, 2023
Education Ministry allocated $2.85M for capital projects in 2024 budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Dr. Natalio D. Wheatley while delivering the 2024 Budget address has outlined the fiscal package which included funding for local education under Subject Minister Sharie B. de. Castro (AL) to the tune of $53.38M.

November 6th, 2023
JvD Primary students relocated to Leonora Delville Primary on Tortola

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Following protest action by parents of students at the Jost van Dyke Primary School over the deplorable condition of the school building on the sister island, students will now be attending school on Tortola.

October 31st, 2023
Parents protest ‘deplorable’ condition of JvD Primary School

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Parents of the Jost van Dyke Primary School were this morning, October 31, 2023, forced to protest the “deplorable” condition of the school.

October 21st, 2023
Willock reads to St. George’s Secondary School; commits to supporting education

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - In a Facebook post on October 20, 2023, former Speaker of the House of Assembly Julian Willock has announced that as part of ‘Reading is Fun Week 2023’ he took the opportunity to read to the fourth form students’ literature class at the St. George’s Secondary School on October 20, 2023.

October 2nd, 2023
Criminal investigations into ESHS wall project remain 'under active work'– Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Criminal investigations into the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Wall Project, audit reports and other projects flagged in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report continue by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and Director of Public Prosecutions, according to Governor John J. Rankin, CMG.

September 28th, 2023
Education Ministry says 'several steps' taken to improve conditions @ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Ministry of Education in the Virgin Islands says following recent industrial action by some teachers of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), steps have been taken to improve the working conditions and facilities at the school.

September 26th, 2023
'You can’t get change if you give exact'– Hon de Castro tells teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As part of "re-imagining" education in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has urged local teachers to give more and create change not just in schools, but in the community.

September 8th, 2023
Incomplete renovation works delay re-opening of Joyce Samuel Primary School

BELLE VUE, Tortola, VI - Students and teachers at the Joyce Samuel Primary School in Belle Vue will not be returning to the classroom until September 19, 2023, as a result of delayed work in completing renovations at the school.

September 4th, 2023
Some 60 educators hired for new school year- Hon de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some 60 teachers have been recruited for the new school year in the Virgin Islands (VI), Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has said.

September 2nd, 2023
Gov’t will ‘put our money where our mouth is’ for education – Hon DeCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) says the Government will continue to invest heavily into education, recognizing its impacts on youths and the local economy.

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