Statement By Honourable Sharie B. de Castro - Powerschool Student Information System

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 - 1:54pm

Madam Speaker, PowerSchool is the Student Information System used by the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports to digitize and store students’ data. PowerSchool is an internet-based student information system that is used in our public schools.  It functions either independently or with other computer applications to provide educators with robust tools for viewing, storing, and retrieving students’ data.

Statement By Honourable Sharie B. de Castro On Innovation Week

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 - 1:47pm

Madam Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to update this Honourable House and this Community on Innovation Week 2022.  The Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs, and Sports is committed to redesigning and reimagining the concept of education to meet the needs of diverse students in our classrooms and schools.

Registration Begins For RATED Programme

Thursday, 3 November 2022 - 5:29pm

Registration for the Government’s new temporary employment relief and skills development programme, the Registration Apprenticeship Training Employment and Development (RATED) Programme begins tomorrow, Friday 4th November 2022.


Tuesday, 18 October 2022 - 4:21pm

The Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023/2024 academic year.   


Public and Private School Teachers Pleasantly Surprised With Treats

Wednesday, 5 October 2022 - 4:49pm

Public School Teachers were pleasantly surprised today by the sweet gesture from Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Honourable Sharie de Castro, as the Virgin Islands joined the rest of the world in celebration of World Teachers’ Day.

Ministry And Department Of Youth Affairs Offices Close Today

Thursday, 15 September 2022 - 12:06pm

The public is notified that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports located on 3rd Floor and the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports located on the 2nd Floor of the Ward's Building will be closed to from 12:00 noon today due to water outage.

Statement from Honourable deCastro on the Use of Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church Annex

Wednesday, 7 September 2022 - 3:47pm

Good day all,

On Thursday 25th August, we updated you regarding the progress made and needed to complete the second floor of the Enis Adams Primary School (EAPS) building.

Collection Of Chromebook And Laptop Loaners On Virgin Gorda

Wednesday, 7 September 2022 - 12:00pm

Officials from the Ministry of Education’s Accounts Unit and the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Unit will be visiting Virgin Gorda on Wednesday September 7 to Friday September 9 to collect all Chromebook and laptop loaners for the 2021-2022 school year from all public schools including Robinson O'Neal, Bregado Flax Primary and Bregado Flax Secondary.

Virgin Islanders Urged To Apply For Chevening Scholarships

Tuesday, 6 September 2022 - 12:36pm

Virgin Islanders are encouraged to submit applications for the 2023/24 Chevening Scholarships programme by November 1.

Statement By Honourable Sharie De Castro On The Accommodations For The Althea Scatliffe Primary School Academic Year 2022 – 2023

Friday, 29 July 2022 - 8:45pm

In June of this year, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports arranged for a structural analysis to be conducted on the Althea Scatliffe Primary School building.