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September 18th, 2023
ESHS teachers reached ‘point of a rock & a hard place’- Union President

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- President of the BVI Teachers Union Sean Henry says following a meeting with Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), the next step following Friday’s sit-in by teachers at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) is to compile a report and have it sent to the Premier for action.

September 16th, 2023
Teachers told to 'put grievances in writing' following ESHS sit-in - Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following a staged ‘Sit-in’ by Teachers of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) over a number of issues, Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said he met with the teachers to hear their concerns and shared plans to have the issues resolved expeditiously.

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 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.

August 31st, 2023
‘You can’t be a teacher & putting all your business on social media’- Dr Maurice D. Smith

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer of University of the West Indies (UWI) Dr Maurice D. Smith, who was the keynote speaker at the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Professional Development Day at Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) on Monday, August 28, 2023, had some blunt words of encouragement for teachers ahead of the reopening of school.

August 30th, 2023
‘You can’t go to classroom looking sexy’- Dr Maurice D. Smith tells teachers

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Teachers, as well as Principals and education administrators, in the [British] Virgin Islands have been told that if the Virgin Islands is to move full S.T.E.A.M. ahead in education they must change their perspective, and this must be demonstrated in how they conduct themselves as professionals.

August 29th, 2023
HLSCC teams up with local professionals for Tech Workshop Series

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Persons interested in marine studies and even those already in the field will now be able to learn from the professionals, as H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Marine & Maritime Studies has teamed up with MarineMax Vacations and Nanny Cay to deliver a series of technical training with marine industry dealers and manufacturers.

August 12th, 2023
Remedial works ongoing @ schools ahead of new term – Hon de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, Honourable Sharie B. de Castro (AL) says remedial works have begun for public schools in the Virgin Islands in anticipation of the 2023-2024 school year.

August 5th, 2023
VIPSLI 'an important step' in building world-class VI Public Service – Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The new Virgin Islands Public Service Learning Institute (VIPSLI) is set to benefit all public officers, regardless of their position and grade as an institute that will stand as the instructional and governing body for the training and development of all new and existing public officers.

July 19th, 2023
‘Da Morning Braff’ caller blazes NLBC over Africa outreach

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI – An irate elderly caller referred to as ‘Granny’ on the ‘Da Morning Braff’ Radio Show has blasted the New Life Baptist Church (NLBC) and its pastor Bishop Mr John I. Cline for what she referred to as a trip to Africa for outreach while there was work to be done in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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