Minister of Education Myron Walwyn has called for the establishment of a trade school in the British Virgin Islands.
He directed the call at Premier Dr D Orlando Smith during a graduation ceremony yesterday (June 23) at the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS).
“I believe in many instances we have more of a skills problem than anything else, and this is why this institution (VISTS) is so important. But it is important to note that this institution is not a trade school, and we do need a trade school, premier.”
“A skills training centre in the territory for life-long learners outside of the formal education system, and we have to do it,” Walwyn further said.
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