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Tabia Butterfield Wins Christian Thunhurst Award

Tabia Butterfield Wins Christian Thunhurst Award

The Bermuda Education Network [BEN] announced Tabia Butterfield as the winner of the fifth annual Christian Thunhurst Award. The award honours Christian Thunhurst, a Casualty Underwriter with Platinum Underwriters and a former chairperson of the Under 35s reinsurance association who died suddenly in Bermuda in January 2007 at the age of 34. Mr. Thunhurst’s... Read more of this article

Minister: New Scholarships & Education Awards

Minister: New Scholarships & Education Awards

Today [Jan 13], the Minister of Education Wayne Scott, announced the establishment of new scholarship and award opportunities. Minister Scott stated: “I am extremely proud to introduce a number of new scholarships and awards that reflect the diversity of Bermuda’s students. “We are making further investments in our economy and society, whilst... Read more of this article

Purvis Primary School Open House On Friday

Purvis Primary School Open House On Friday

Purvis Primary School will be hosting their annual open house on Friday, January 13 from 9.00am to 12.00pm. The day will include three segments, including violin [Primary One] from 9.15am to 10.00am, literacy workstations from 10.00am to 10.40am, and Wonderland [Microsociety] from 11.30am to 12.00pm. Related StoriesTabia Butterfield Wins... Read more of this article

Green Family Offering Saltus Scholarship

Green Family Offering Saltus Scholarship

The Green family is funding a new scholarship for students applying to Saltus Grammar School, with the scholarship to be awarded every other year to an applicant who is Bermudian, in Primary 6, and in need of financial support. The Green family will fund 80 per cent of tuition for seven years, starting in S7 [M1] through graduation SGY2 [S4]. The scholarship... Read more of this article

Knowledge Quest Receives $5,000 Donation

Knowledge Quest Receives $5,000 Donation

Marsh and Guy Carpenter have made a $5,000 donation to Knowledge Quest, which will help Knowledge Quest in its mission to provide scholarships for academically capable Bermudians in need of financial assistance. Knowledge Quest’s scholarships provide students with funding for college or university abroad. Marsh’s Laura Norman; Cynthia Cox, Director,... Read more of this article

Impact Students Serve Up Five Star Hospitality

Impact Students Serve Up Five Star Hospitality

More than twenty students at Impact Mentoring Academy were challenged to put their hospitality skills to the test recently through an innovative dining event called ‘Impact Hotel’. Parents, teachers and community partners were invited to the school on December 12 to see the young people [between ages 11 to 17] set tables, hand out food and drinks... Read more of this article

Govt: Public School Opening Dates Reminder

Govt: Public School Opening Dates Reminder

The Department of Education issued a reminder about school opening dates, with secondary schools set to open on Tuesday [January 3], said that if public transportation is disrupted tomorrow morning, “all senior school students are to make their way to school as expected.” The statement said, “The Department of Education is reminding parents... Read more of this article

College System Restored, Registration To Open

College System Restored, Registration To Open

The Bermuda College network system — which was down last month resulting in a temporary suspension of computer-related operations — has been restored, and registration for the spring 2017 semester will resume on January 3, with the registration deadline extended one day to  January 4th at 6pm. “The Bermuda College Network System... Read more of this article

Department Issues Update On T.N. Tatem Repairs

Department Issues Update On T.N. Tatem Repairs

The Department of Education [Dec 29] issued an update regarding the restoration and repairs work at T.N. Tatem Middle School. Acting Commissioner of Education Dr. Freddie Evans stated: “I am pleased to report that work T.N. Tatem is progressing at a very steady pace. Crews from the Department of Parks, the Ministry of Public Works, contracted industrial... Read more of this article

BTIA Working To Bring Technical Education Back

BTIA Working To Bring Technical Education Back

The Bermuda Technical Institute Alumni [BTIA] is continuing to “deliberate over strategies and instruments to bring technical education back into the public education system.” A spokesperson said, “We recognize the current deficit of technically trained persons in society and the negative impact it has on industry. We also recognize... Read more of this article

College System Down, Affecting Registration

College System Down, Affecting Registration

The Bermuda College network system is currently down, which has affected the registration process for the spring 2017 semester, so those still needing to register for classes are asked to come to the College before 12 noon today to register manually, or register when the college re-opens on on January 3rd. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda College... Read more of this article

Youth Hackathon To Be Held On December 23

Youth Hackathon To Be Held On December 23

The third annual Youth Hackathon is set to take place on December 23, a free event for students aged 12 to 17-years-old. The event poster  said, “We’re back for the third annual hackathon. Come and learn more about coding and learn how to build interactive games and apps. on Friday December 23, 2016 at 9.00am to 3.00pm at ConnecTech, 41... Read more of this article

Community Education Classes Cancelled

Community Education Classes Cancelled

The Community Education classes for the upcoming 2017 winter term have been cancelled “to allow for a restructuring” of the programme, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs said this afternoon. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs regrets to inform the public that Community Education classes for... Read more of this article