Applications Invited For Virgin Islands Youth Parliament

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 10:45am

The Department of Youth Affairs and Sports is inviting Virgin Islands’ youth between the ages of 15 to 29 to submit applications for the Virgin Islands Youth Parliament.

Virgin Islands Youth Policy- A Model For The Region

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The British Virgin Islands is one of seven countries in the region with an updated Youth Policy following the launch of the Virgin Islands National Youth Policy and Strategic Framework on Monday

Fourteen Students Presented With Emerging Fellows Awards

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 3:45pm

Fourteen young persons were recognised as the Territory’s newest ambassadors and were presented with Emerging Fellows Awards at a ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Education and Culture yesterday.

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.

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