Statement By Honourable Sharie B. De Castro - Education Reform And Curriculum Development

Monday, 30 January 2023 - 4:04pm

Madam Speaker, this school year, the Ministry of Education has endeavoured to re-imagine education as we work to better prepare our students to be leaders in an ever-changing world.

Statement By Honourable Sharie B. De Castro - Elmore Stoutt High School Redevelopment Project

Monday, 30 January 2023 - 3:56pm

Madam Speaker, I wish to update this Honourable House on the successful completion of the ESHS Redevelopment project which signified a major investment in the infrastructure that supports education in the Virgin Islands.

Government Of The Virgin Islands And The University Of Southampton Sign Partnership Agreement

Friday, 20 January 2023 - 2:31pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the University of Southampton (UoS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 19th January, 2023 which formalised a mutually beneficial partnership between the parties.

Ministry Of Education To Review Existing Curriculum

Wednesday, 11 January 2023 - 4:26pm

Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Honourable Sharie B. de Castro has said that a review of her ministry’s existing curriculum will be done this year to ensure it is aligned with the tenets of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

The Ministry Of Education To Review Existing Curriculum

Wednesday, 11 January 2023 - 4:07pm

Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Honourable Sharie B. de Castro has said that a review of her ministry’s existing curriculum will be done this year to ensure it is aligned with the tenets of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

Statement by Honourable Sharie B. de Castro - Update on Current Education Matters

Monday, 9 January 2023 - 9:15am

A pleasant good morning to all. The completion of the ESHS Redevelopment project, signifies a major investment in the infrastructure that supports education in the Virgin Islands. After 5 school years and one term, the full complement of staff and students of the Elmore Stoutt High School finally returned to the same campus, for full day school for the first time since the storms of 2017. In this moment, at this time, the gratitude and pride that I feel as an alumna, former teacher, now Minister, is unexplainable.

Ministry Of Education Closes At 1:00 P.M. On Friday

Thursday, 15 December 2022 - 2:54pm

The public is informed that the office of the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16.

HLSCC Partners with Guttman College to Promote Collaborative Opportunities

Monday, 12 December 2022 - 11:35am

The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) has signed a Statement of Shared Interest agreement with the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College at the City University of New York to promote collaborative academic opportunities between the innovative institutions.

VI Youth Parliamentarians Attend Commonwealth Ceremony

Monday, 21 November 2022 - 8:02pm

Pictured are Members of the Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) Mr. Stephon Mactavious and Ms. Donyelle Hodge and Chairman of the VIYP Honourable Sharie B. de Castro attending the formal opening of the 11th Commonwealth Youth Parliament today 21 November, 2022.

Statement By Honourable Sharie B. de Castro - Professional Development Of Educators

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 - 2:00pm

Madam Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to update this Honourable House and the entire territory about the Ministry’s commitment to continuous professional development for educators to support the development of skills, the expansion of knowledge and the efficacy of instruction. The theme for the 2022-2023 school year is “Virgin Islands Education: Moving Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead.”

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