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November 10th, 2022
2022 Education ‘Innovation week’ spotlights S.T.E.A.M in VI schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports is currently hosting its Innovation Week 2022 as part of its mandate to encourage the use of S.T.E.A.M techniques and resources in schools within the Virgin Islands (VI).

October 29th, 2022
42 failing Grade 12 were able to graduate via summer school– Hon deCastro

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Some 25% of Grade 12 students in the VI would have failed to graduate at the end of the 2022 school year were allowed to make up with summer classes and this resulted in the majority of those students reaching graduation requirement.

September 30th, 2022
'There's this feeling that going to school is not fun'- Hon de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Recognising that schools may have become 'boring; for today's smartphone and app-conscious youth, Minister for Education and Sports, Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) says the Virgin Islands (VI) education system will now be pushing STEAM learning, a tools based umbrella term for more focus on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics into the school curriculum.

September 26th, 2022
Focus on tourism doesn't mean less attention on financial services– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has assured the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) that a focus on tourism does not mean less interest or attention is being placed on financial services.

September 21st, 2022
JvD residents bypassed for jobs on JvD school construction - Gerald E. Chinnery

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke – Businessman Gerald E. Chinnery is alleging that skilled residents based on Jost van Dyke are being bypassed for jobs on the new Jost van Dyke Primary School construction project, which he says should not be the case but rather it should be a community collaboration.

September 19th, 2022
'Futuristic approach' being taken for new JvD Primary School – Hon de Castro

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke - A futuristic approach will be taken for the new Jost van Dyke Primary School, which will be built with the community and its future generations in mind.

September 15th, 2022
Students tasked to make slavery reparations, VI independence a reality

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Students of Ebenezer Thomas Primary School have been tasked to seek reparations for slavery and make independence a reality as part of their duties as the next generation of Virgin Islanders.

September 9th, 2022
CGB Baptist Church to house Enis Adams Primary students

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – As works continue on the second floor of the Enis Adams Primary School (EAPS) building in Meyers Estate, a contingency plan has been put in place where additional space has been secured at the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church in Cane Garden Bay, Tortola.

September 6th, 2022
BVI SDA School records 91.98% pass rate for CSEC 2022

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI– Living up to its motto: 'We Persevere for Excellence', the faith-based learning institution, the BVI Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) School- Secondary Division, has recorded a 91.98% pass rate at the 2022 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examination, according to the school's principal, Mr Wade W. Tobin.

September 5th, 2022
Virgin Islander Dr Haldane Davies appointed President of UCC Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica– Virgin Islander Dr Haldane Davies has been appointed President of the Jamaica-based University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC), the largest private non-affiliated higher educational institution in Jamaica with over 7,000 students locally.

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