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September 13th, 2023
DYAS to relaunch VI’s youth afterschool programme in 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has announced that following a several-year hiatus, the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports (DYAS) is preparing to relaunch the Afterschool Youth Development Programme on Monday, October 2, 2023.

March 22nd, 2023
VI pantries replenished with non-perishable food items during Education Week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports Honourable Sharie B. de Castro (AL) continues to make a positive impact in her efforts to enhance the education system in the Virgin Islands (VI) over the 10 months she has been working in the capacity.

March 16th, 2023
Education Minister Hon de Castro grateful for corporate support to schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reflective of a healthy public-private partnership, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has expressed gratitude for strong support recently received by two schools from corporate entities.

February 10th, 2023
Teachers give Education Minister ultimatum over outstanding increments

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a letter widely circulated, teachers have given Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) until March 31, 2023, the end of the Lent Term, to pay all outstanding increments to them.

February 28th, 2022
Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines is Acting Education Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There are now three female Ministers of Government in the Virgin Islands, with Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines currently performing duties as Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture.

June 28th, 2019
ESHS L-Shaped Building to be renamed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The L-Shaped Building of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) is to be renamed, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has announced.

January 27th, 2015
All teachers' colleges in Jamaica to get tablets


All teachers' colleges will this year receive tablets under the Tablets in Schools project, which began last year with a pilot in 38 educational institutions, Education Minister Ronald Thwaites said yesterday.

July 2nd, 2013
Hon. Walwyn putting cart before the horse - Parent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Education has publicly announced more than once that come September 2013 it will be testing the Board of Directors system at some government schools across the Territory. This has been met with mixed reaction by parents, teachers and principals of the schools.

January 24th, 2013
Hon. Fahie cautions Min. Walwyn about 'digging well' to put him in!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Believe it or not, I applaud the Minister for his tenacity to get things done in education but I don’t condone the language, which indicates at times or leaves the impression that nothing was done until his tenure. The quicker we all can stay away from that type of language the stronger our Territory would be," said former Minister of Education and Culture Hon. Andrew A. Fahie in an exclusive interview with Virgin Islands News Online.

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