Topic: Education, House of Assembly, Novel Coronavirus, Schools | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 2 January 2021 - 9:38am
Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to share in this Honourable House and with the entire community, updates on the progress in schools since the start of the 2020/2021 school year and plans for the upcoming term.
Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Sharie B. de Castro is featured as she presented the winners of the Back to School essay competition with their awards. There were six competition winners in various categories.
The public is notified that registration for the Virgin Islands High School Certificate Programme will be held on Monday, September 28 to Friday, October 2 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The locations for sign-up are as follows:
Today, I am pleased to present to you a synopsis of the Territory’s performance in the 2020 CXC Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations and CXC Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE). Given the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications, our students persevered through many psychological, social and emotional challenges. This pandemic forced our students to deal with great uncertainty, adapt to new learning conditions and adopt new studying practices.