The 40th Regional Conference of the Caribbean, Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) will be hosted in the Virgin Islands from July 25 to August 1 and includes a variety of parliamentary conferences including the 11th Meeting of the Regional Youth Parliament.
I have had the pleasure of working on a number of initiatives in education and youth development - from youth employment, the development of our youth policy, the opening of a true technical secondary school, even the launch of our illustrious Territorial song and wear. But graduands, there is one item that keeps evading me but I will work diligently to realise this before my second term in office ends - how can we get this graduation to last just 90 minutes.
The Ministry of Education and Culture and the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports will host a series of youth focused stakeholder’s meetings on the proposed Virgin Islands National Youth Policy and Strategic Framework documents next week.
The Ministry of Education and Culture and the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports invite persons who have an interest in youth development and sporting services to a series of stakeholder’s meetings being held during the month of June.
The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing the public that all public schools will be closed on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 in order to accommodate Teacher’s Professional Day and Midterm Break respectively.
For more information on school closures, contact the Ministry at telephone number 468-2036