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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.

February 9th, 2024
UK should tell us what is on the other side of this ‘modern partnership’- Hon Stacy R. Mather

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Deputy Speaker and Opposition Member Hon Stacy R. Mather MBE believes the United Kingdom (UK) has a responsibility to let the people of the [British] Virgin Islands know what is at the other end of this modern partnership that it has been promoting.

January 19th, 2024
$4.3M JvD Primary School officially opens!

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- The brand new Jost van Dyke (JvD) Primary School, constructed at the tune of $4,333, 743.86 by Quality Construction Limited and executed by the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), had its official opening ceremony yesterday, January 18, 2024.

December 16th, 2023
School Monitor arrested following assault on student @ USVI school


CHRISTIANSTED, ST. Croix, USVI — Spanesia K. Anderson, a school monitor at the Eulalie Rivera School turned herself in at the Wilbur H. Francis Command Police Station on Thursday, responding to a warrant issued for her arrest in connection with an incident of child abuse. According to the VIPD, the warrant had been issued earlier on the same day.

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 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 25th, 2023
VI Special Education Week 2023 to focus on access & equity

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 2023 Special Education Week being observed in the Virgin Islands (VI) from November 23, 2023, will be held under the theme, 'Accessibility and Equity: A spectrum of possibilities,' as part of a focus to bring access to education to all.

November 17th, 2023
USVI students speak out on deplorable school conditions @ senate hearing


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Several St. Croix students appeared before the Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development this week to talk about how infrastructural challenges are affecting their learning experience. A standout issue in the testimony from the young people was challenges with the bathroom facilities at their learning institutions.

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 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.

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