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July 3rd, 2019
Myron V. Walwyn’s imposed Exit Exam was a ‘fraud’- Fmr Educator Elroy Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Exit Proficiency Examination (EPE) imposed on public secondary schools in the territory under the watch of the then controversial Minister for Education Mr Myron V. Walwyn has been deemed a fraud and, according to a former Chief Education Officer (CEO), should be discarded and replaced with something else to account for the 15% of the overall pass grade it represented.

June 22nd, 2016
‘Sixth Form was rushed’- Sharie B. Y. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Territorial At Large candidate in the 2015 snap election, Ms Sharie B. Y. de Castro has lent her voice to the controversy in the education system and the issue of the Sixth Form as proposed by the embattled Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn.

April 10th, 2015
Is Hon Walwyn casting high unemployment blame on teachers?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn said that the high unemployment among youth in the territory is an indictment against the education system.

June 27th, 2014
‘Do not be afraid of external examinations’ – Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn said that the Territory must not be afraid of writing external examinations since they can be used as a barometer to gauge where the education system in the Virgin Islands is.

November 7th, 2013
Primary Five exams a ‘colonial monster’ – resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has described the Primary Five exam as a ‘colonial monster’ and expressed that he was happy it would no longer exist since it has ruined many lives.

September 26th, 2013
VI Education system is failing -Rotary Youth Forum hears

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI– The education system in the Virgin Islands (VI) came in for a blasting by a team of panelists who was very candid about the weaknesses and shortfalls of the system and those responsible. The team bashed the systems being used for elevating a person to the position of principal and the absence of technology in the classroom among other things.

August 15th, 2013
Teachers challenged to ensure they reach every child

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie took time out to urge school teachers not to leave any child behind but rather to ensure that they look out for every one of them. This charge was made at the Back to School Motivational Session held in the First District on August 11, 2013.

January 26th, 2013
Licensing of Teachers to be looked at for 2013- Hon. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI- Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn on January 24, 2013 announced that the Ministry of Education and Culture may look at the licensing of teachers as it continues its efforts to produce practical, work-ready citizens for the Territory’s labour market.

January 27th, 2012
Education system has failed the youths – caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the radio programme Umoja, which was aired Thursday January 26, 2012, was of the opinion that the education system was to blame for the lack of employment of Virgin Islanders especially in the marine industry.

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