Statement by Honourable de Castro on the Integration of S.T.E.A.M

Monday, 11 September 2023 - 10:06am

Madam Speaker, the Ministry of Education welcomes the start of the 2023-2024 school year under the theme Virgin Islands Education; Moving Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead. S.T.E.A.M education is an approach to teaching and learning that promotes critical thinking, creativity, and communication skills.

Statement By Hon. Sharie B. De Castro On Recent Initaitives At H. Lavity Stoutt Community College

Friday, 8 September 2023 - 4:32pm

Madam Speaker, I take this opportunity to apprise this Honourable House on the recent notable developments at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College. 672 students are enrolled this Fall semester for certificate and associate degree programmes.

Statement By Hon. de Castro on the Start of the 2023-2024 School Year

Friday, 8 September 2023 - 4:22pm

Madam Speaker, it is with immense joy and renewed dedication that I acknowledge the start of the 2023-2024 school year. 

International Literacy Day 2023_FLYER

Wednesday, 6 September 2023 - 3:56pm

International Literacy Day 2023

Wednesday, 6 September 2023 - 11:12am

Contract Signed to Construct New Eslyn Henley Richiez

Monday, 4 September 2023 - 3:58pm

Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, Honourable Sharie B. de Castro said that the construction of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre, would be a project with immense promise for the future of the Virgin Islands, reflective of a history of resilience, determination, and unwavering commitment.

Remarks by Acting Chief Education Officer at Educators Professional Day

Wednesday, 30 August 2023 - 10:00am

A warm and heartfelt welcome is extended to each of you as we continue along this exciting chapter on the journey of re-imagining education in the Virgin Islands.  It is my distinct pleasure to welcome each of you to Professional Day and Summer Institute for 2023.

Remarks by Honourable DeCastro at Educators Professional Day

Wednesday, 30 August 2023 - 9:49am

Premier, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley; Minister for Health, Honourable Vincent Wheatley; Acting Chief Education Officer, Mrs. Orlandette Crabbe; our esteem guests that are here with us, members from the teaching service commission, our amazing private sector partners, Unite BVI, principals, teachers, counsellors, support staff, education officers in the ministry, once again good morning to you all. 

Breastfeeding Workshop On August 31

Monday, 28 August 2023 - 1:22pm

Nurses, midwives, doctors, birth coaches, and doulas are invited to register to attend the ‘Importance and Benefits of Breastfeeding’ continuing medical education session via WebEx on Thursday August 31 at 6:30 p.m.

Remarks By Hon. Sharie B. de Castro - Eslyn Henley Richez Learning Centre Ground Breaking and Contract Signing

Monday, 28 August 2023 - 12:40pm

Let me take this opportunity to acknowledge the Premier, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley, my honourable colleagues, Honourable Vincent Wheatley, Honourable Luz Hodge Smith.  Of course, representatives of the RDA who are present, and I would like to especially recognize CEO McMaster, even in his absence, board members, all individuals from the RDA.