I greet you today with a sense of deep purpose and urgency as we approach an important event in our calendar—Anti-Bullying Week 2023. This week holds immense significance, not only for our educational institutions but for our entire community.
Topic: Education, Reading is Fun Week, Schools, Youth Affairs | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 8:08am
I am delighted to announce the upcoming celebration of "Reading is Fun Week" in our beautiful territory, which will take place from Monday, October 9 to Friday, October 13, 2023, under the inspiring theme, "Reimagining Reading Beyond the Book." This week represents our unwavering commitment to enhancing the literacy skills of our students and fostering a lifelong love for reading.
Teachers, I hope this message finds you all in good health and high spirits. Today, as we commemorate World Teachers' Day, I am honored to extend my heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to each and every one of you for your unwavering commitment, dedication, and tireless efforts in shaping the future of our beloved Virgin Islands.
Topic: CXC, Education, House of Assembly, Youth Affairs | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 7:57am
Madam Speaker, fifty years ago, a bold decision was taken to develop the first Caribbean examination body and so the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) was born! Over those 50 years, this regional organisation now serving 16 countries has become one of the more successful regional organisations.
Topic: Education, House of Assembly, Sports and Recreation, Youth Affairs | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 7:33am
Madam Speaker, this year we commemorate the 80th anniversary of secondary education in the Virgin Islands, a milestone that reflects the dedication and vision of stalwart educators and the unwavering commitment of our community.