Public Invited To Spanish Bowl Competition On May 13

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 11:00am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is inviting the public to its annual Spanish Bowl Competition among public and private primary schools. The preliminary session is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13 at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall at 6:30 p.m.

Library Week To Promote Literacy and Increase Membership

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 8:45am

Promoting literacy through library services, increasing membership, and promoting the cultural heritage database, are some of the objectives to be achieved as Library Week 2015 is observed from April 19 to 24.

Minister Walwyn To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda April 23

Monday, 20 April 2015 - 11:00am

Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn, is informing the community of Virgin Gorda that he will hold office hours on the sister island on Thursday, April 23...

Remarks: Minister Walwyn Encourages Support for Library Week 2015

Monday, 20 April 2015 - 11:00am

Greetings, I am Myron V. Walwyn, Minister for Education & Culture. In support of Library Week 2015, I am pleased to offer these remarks to encourage all residents to support, utilise and visit our public libraries.

Stage Set For Final Mr. And Miss Fifth Form Pageant

Thursday, 16 April 2015 - 4:45pm

Eleven students from the Elmore Stoutt High School will showcase their talents, intellect and poise as they compete for the titles of Mr. and Miss Fifth Form on Saturday, April 18.

Government Forging Ahead With National Youth Policy

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 5:15pm

The development and welfare of the youth in the Virgin Islands continue to be a priority for the Government, as the Ministry of Education and Culture moves forward with realising the goals of the National Youth Policy.

Apprenticeship Programme Still Accepting Job Applications

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 4:15pm

The Ministry of Education and Culture is inviting young persons to apply for jobs through its Apprenticeship Programme.

The Apprenticeship Programme is opened to unemployed young persons between ages 18 to 29 who have registered at the Youth Employment Services. To register, persons are asked to visit the Youth Employment Services office adjacent the old Post Office building in Road Town or telephone the programme’s coordinator, Mr. Albert Wheatley at 494-0045 or 541-1981.

Remarks By Minister For Education And Culture Delivered By Mr. Arthur Selwood

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 5:15pm

It is a pleasure to be here this morning to address the individuals who will chart the future for our Territory. The 21st Century comes with many opportunities and an equal amount of challenges. The individuals who will positively impact the progress of our society are tasked with finding the correct balance in their lives.

Public Invited To Library Week Church Service

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The Library Services Department is inviting the public to attend the annual Library Week Church service on Sunday, April 19 at the Zion Hill Methodist Church, West End at 11:00 a.m.

The theme for the week is “Creative Ways of Depicting Libraries: Through Art, Music and Story Telling.” The activities scheduled for the week will promote literacy through music, art and storytelling.

Additionally, there will be an open house at all libraries in the Territory on Friday, April 24 from 9:00 to 1:00 p.m. 

Classes Resume On April 20 For Alternative Secondary Education

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 1:00pm

The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing students of the Alternative Secondary Education Programme that classes will resume on Monday, April 20, 2015.

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