Tutoring is a special kind of teaching/learning practice which compliments the regular teaching-learning environment. In this unique teaching-learning practice the tutor's goal is to lead the turee toward independent learning. For this reason, the underscored instruction modes include one-on-one attention, individual explanation, and a chance for tutees to ask as many questions as they like. 

Process

Step 1:  The letter of intent or proposal should be submitted to the Department of Education. 

Step 2:  The review and action of the letter/proposal is then carried out by the Education Officer.

Step 3:  The letter/proposal is then approved by the Education Officer. 

Step 4:  The review and action is then carried out by the Ministry of Education and Culture. 

Step 5:  The review and action is then carried out by Trade and Investment Promotion Divison after it is reviewed by the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Step 6:  Periodic visits would then be conducted by the Education Officers. 

Note: This step is dependent on the approval issued by Trade and Investment Promotion division. 

Supporting Documents

The letter of intent or proposal, where application should include:

  • Name of Tutorial Service 
  • Location
  • Coordinators
  • Instructors: immigration status, academic and teaching competencies 
  • Instructors course and instructor fees
  • Instructor-student ratio
  • Instruction types to be employed
  • Syllabus/Course outlines (if different from those employed by the Department of Education)
  • Resources
  • Sessions schedule (Ex. Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:00pm) 
  • Methods for assessing/reporting students' progress
  • Assessment/Evaluation procedures for tutors
  • Certification proficiency criteria 

Method of Applying

Letter/Proposal to the Ministry of Education and Culture

Turn Around Time

Varies depending on outcome of decision
 

Department Contact Information

Ministry of Education and Culture

Ministry of Education and Culture
P.O. Box 72 Wickham’s Cay 1
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110 

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address: mec@gov.vg

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2151
​Fax: 1(284) 468-3343