The evolution of our society has always hinged on improved technology. The development of the printing press allowed more people, centuries ago, to learn to read, to become independent thinkers. Those books and pamphlets instead of being handwritten were printed for the masses and inspired revolutions that advanced our society.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is encouraging officials working in the education and culture sectors to be good educational stewards, and create innovative learning environments that motivate students to think critically, collaborate effectively, lead efficiently and be competitive.
Let me first take this time to wish one and all a very happy new year. My prayer for you in 2016 is that the Lord continues to bless your lives, and for all of us in this Territory to work collectively to advance, what I believe is the greatest place to call home, the Virgin Islands.
Residents of Virgin Gorda are notified that the scheduled office hours to be held by Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn on the Sister Island on Tuesday, January 12, have been postponed.