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Cole Simons: ‘Has Plan 2022 Been Changed?’

Cole Simons: ‘Has Plan 2022 Been Changed?’

“Government’s plans to phase out middle schools appear to contradict its much vaunted strategic plan for education,” Shadow Education Minister Cole Simons said. “Last week the Education Minister announced plans to phase out middle schools and introduce signature schools,” Mr Simons said. “To be precise, he said: ‘Now, is therefore... Read more of this article

Bermuda High School IB Diploma Test Results

Bermuda High School IB Diploma Test Results

Bermuda High School [BHS] today [July 17] announced the results of its 2018 International Baccalaureate Diploma cohort, with students achieving “a 100% pass rate in the IB Individual subjects and an 85% pass rate in the IB Diploma.” Head of School Linda Parker said, “We are delighted to report that we achieved a 100% pass rate in the IB... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Info ‘Pop Up’ In Hamilton

Bermuda College Info ‘Pop Up’ In Hamilton

Bermuda College is taking its Fall Schedule of courses to the streets, literally, as they plan to have a pop-up tent right on Nellie’s Walk in the City of Hamilton, tomorrow [July 18] from 1 – 4 p.m. The Professional and Career Education [PACE] will be highlighted tomorrow featuring the following professional, career development, external and online... Read more of this article

Christina Joynes Awarded Gil Tucker Scholarship

Christina Joynes Awarded Gil Tucker Scholarship

EY Bermuda Ltd. announced that Christina Joynes has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Gil Tucker Bermuda Scholarship. Ms Joynes is currently interning for the summer at EY in the Advisory and Assurance team. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Business and Administration in Accounting at Howard University and is a member of the Howard University... Read more of this article

Dr. Barbara Ball Health Scholarships Awarded

Dr. Barbara Ball Health Scholarships Awarded

The Ministry of Health announced the awardees of the 2018 Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships, noting that this year there were eight new recipients. “The Ministry receives a large number of applications every year. The calibre of applicants is very high, making the award increasingly competitive as there are many deserving candidates,”... Read more of this article

Photos: CUT Games Parade Of Nations Opening

Photos: CUT Games Parade Of Nations Opening

The Caribbean Union of Teachers [CUT] 17th Biennial Student Athletic Championships opened tonight [Friday] with a parade of athletes at the National Sports Centre. It is the first time Bermuda has hosted the Games, which are here as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Bermuda Union of Teachers. Sports Minister Michael Weeks welcomed the... Read more of this article

Policy Update: Educators Administrative Leave

Policy Update: Educators Administrative Leave

Speaking in the House of Assembly today [July 13], Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain provided an update on the Department of Education’s Policy for Administrative Leave, which “lays out the expectations for educators when interacting with students and the actions that will be taken when an educator is placed on... Read more of this article

Minister Rabain On Scholarship Recipients

Minister Rabain On Scholarship Recipients

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain spoke about the Ministry of Education’s 2018 scholarship and awards recipients, saying the Government is “delivering on our pledge to provide greater opportunities for Bermudians.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [July 13] Minister Rabain said, “Yesterday evening, the Ministry of Education... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Sixth Form Exam Results

Warwick Academy Sixth Form Exam Results

Warwick Academy announced their Sixth Form results from the recent summer examinations, with the school achieving a 100% pass rate across the IB Individual Subjects, and a 92% pass rate for the IB Diploma Programme which is well above the world average of 79%. “50 students graduated from the school this year taking one of three pathways available... Read more of this article

Video: Fairmont Summer Student Reception

Video: Fairmont Summer Student Reception

Fairmont Southampton hosted a welcome reception on Thursday [July 12] for summer students that have taken up various roles around the hotel. A spokesperson said, “Fairmont Southampton have hired 20 students for the summer this year. Every year we hire summer students in various roles around the hotel, but this year we decided to re-amp our Student... Read more of this article

BFIS Award $230,000 In Scholarships

BFIS Award $230,000 In Scholarships

On Wednesday July 11, the Bermuda Foundation For Insurance Studies [BFIS] awarded $230,000 in scholarship funding to 10 students focused on careers in Bermuda’s insurance sector. This brings the total amount of funding that the Foundation has awarded since the charity was founded 22 years ago to nearly $6.5 million. The total number of current BFIS... Read more of this article

BF&M, BEN & Purvis Primary Wellness Day

BF&M, BEN & Purvis Primary Wellness Day

BF&M Limited, along with Bermuda Education Network [BEN] and Purvis Primary held the first edition of the school’s Wellness Day programme last week. The Wellness Day programme was developed in partnership with BEN, BF&M and Purvis Primary School and it focuses on increasing the students’, families’ and teachers’ awareness of living a... Read more of this article

Phase Out Middle & Introduce Signature Schools

Phase Out Middle & Introduce Signature Schools

The Government’s commitment to “reform public education by phasing out middle schools and introducing signature schools at the secondary level is progressing forward,” Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain said today, adding that they will “institute a student, parent, staff and community-engagement process... Read more of this article