Premier Smith: Youth Urged To Help Set Public Agenda

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 4:00pm

Good morning

Today we are here to officially launch the Virgin Islands National Youth Policy, and recognise the 2015 recipients of the Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award.

Remarks By Honourable Myron V. Walwyn: Fostering Youth Development

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 3:15pm

Today’s youth is the fastest growing demographic in the world’s population. According to a report from the World Bank, countries that invest in their youth have the opportunity to see a surge in economic growth. Those that do not invest in the lives of their young citizens, experience tensions that present obstacles to any growth.

Elmore Stoutt High School Spring Concert

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 3:30pm

The Bands and Choir of the Elmore Stoutt High School is inviting the public to its annual Spring Concert on Saturday, May 9 at Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Elmore Stoutt High School’s front office at a cost of $15 for adults and $5 for students and children under 16 years. 

All are encouraged to come out and support the students.

Government Forging Ahead With National Youth Policy

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 5:15pm

The development and welfare of the youth in the Virgin Islands continue to be a priority for the Government, as the Ministry of Education and Culture moves forward with realising the goals of the National Youth Policy.

Apprenticeship Programme Still Accepting Job Applications

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 4:15pm

The Ministry of Education and Culture is inviting young persons to apply for jobs through its Apprenticeship Programme.

The Apprenticeship Programme is opened to unemployed young persons between ages 18 to 29 who have registered at the Youth Employment Services. To register, persons are asked to visit the Youth Employment Services office adjacent the old Post Office building in Road Town or telephone the programme’s coordinator, Mr. Albert Wheatley at 494-0045 or 541-1981.

Remarks By Minister For Education And Culture At The Launch Ceremony For The Apprenticeship Programme And Youth VI Website

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 4:15pm

A pleasant good morning to one and all.  Today I am delighted to have this occasion to deliver to the Territory’s youth additional opportunities provided by their government for their personal and professional advancement.  

Youth Encouraged To Register For Apprenticeship Programme

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 3:30pm

The Ministry of Education and Culture is encouraging unemployed youth between ages 18- 29 to register for a six month Apprenticeship Programme at the Youth Employment Services. Training for registrants will take place on March 23 to 25 and 27; from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Student Services conference room located on the third floor in the Ward’s Building.

The Ministry of Education and Culture Apprenticeship Programme will be launched with a Job Fair on Monday, March 30. The fair will be held at Maria’s by the Sea parking lot from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Registration Open For 2015 Easter Bonanza Programme

Monday, 16 March 2015 - 10:15am

The Department of Youth Affairs and Sports is informing the public that registration is now open for its Easter Bonanza Programme.

Government Remains Committed To The Protection Of The Territory’s Children

Friday, 6 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Minister for Health and Social Development the Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton has expressed concern about the number of cases of physical, sexual, neglect and emotional abuse recorded by the Social Department.

Stakeholders Invited To Attend Workshops On Child Protection

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 2:30pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development, in collaboration with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Department for International Development (DFID) will be hosting a series of workshops on Child Rights and the Child Protection Protocol next week. All leaders of youth/children related organisations, as well as youth and children leaders in churches are invited to a session on Monday, February 2, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at Maria’s by the Sea.

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