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Bermuda College 2017-2018 Annual Report

Bermuda College 2017-2018 Annual Report

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain tabled the Annual Report of Bermuda College in the House of Assembly today [Nov 16], saying that “this has been a year of achievement and transition for the Bermuda College.” Minister Rabain said, “The President and staff of the College are responsible for bringing the goals, direction and approved... Read more of this article

Endeavour 2019 Maritime Careers Springboard

Endeavour 2019 Maritime Careers Springboard

Endeavour Community Sailing, a non-profit educational sailing organisation “dedicated to engaging young people from different socioeconomic backgrounds across Bermuda with experiential learning” is partnering again with the Bermuda College Division of Professional & Career Education to offer a career development and training opportunity... Read more of this article

Kristin Burt Unveils Nine ‘Community Libraries’

Kristin Burt Unveils Nine ‘Community Libraries’

Kristin Burt recently unveiled community libraries to a room full of students and young children in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the PLP’s first victory in 1998. A PLP spokesperson said, “On Monday, wife of the Party Leader, Mrs. Kristin Burt unveiled nine community libraries to a room full of students and young children in commemoration... Read more of this article

University Of Buckingham Lecturer To Visit

University Of Buckingham Lecturer To Visit

University Of Buckingham law lecturer Dr James Slater is getting set to visit Bermuda later this month in order to meet with alumni, prospective students, and school pupils. A spokesperson said, “Dr James Slater, who runs the university’s part-time law degree programme, as well as lecturing on its two-year full-time law degree programme, is... Read more of this article

C.A.R.E. Learning Centre Graduation On Nov 15

C.A.R.E. Learning Centre Graduation On Nov 15

C.A.R.E Learning Centre will be holding their annual graduation and prize-giving ceremony tomorrow [Nov 15] at 12.30pm in the courtyard of the learning centre’s former Woodlands School, with eight graduates set to receive their certificates. A spokesperson said, “Thirty-five years ago an alternative learning centre and computer school was opened... Read more of this article

MSA Offer Bursaries To New Pupils Entering M1

MSA Offer Bursaries To New Pupils Entering M1

Mount Saint Agnes [MSA] is hosting an information session and tour of the school this Thursday, November 15th, for prospective Middle and High School students. Attendees will get the chance to learn more about the curriculum and bursaries available, tour the school facilities and meet the Principal and teachers. Bursaries are available to new students... Read more of this article

MSA Holds Remembrance Day Ceremony

MSA Holds Remembrance Day Ceremony

As is their annual tradition, MSA held their Remembrance Day Ceremony, with the solemn event used as a teaching and learning experience to held the students understand the significance of November 11th. The ceremony includes the playing of ‘The Last Post’ and a moment of silence, and this year, students who are involved in the Regiment... Read more of this article

“College Promise” Included In Throne Speech

“College Promise” Included In Throne Speech

A merit-based “College Promise” programme will be introduced in today’s Throne Speech, an initiative which will award scholarships to the Bermuda College to public school graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. An excerpt from the Throne Speech said, “The overarching theme of this session will be one devoted to reducing the cost... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘School Principals Facing Burn-Out’

OBA: ‘School Principals Facing Burn-Out’

“School principals are facing burn-out, with some working up to 18 hours a day,” according to Shadow Education Minister Cole Simons. Mr. Simons said, “They should not be forced to put in very long hours to get on top of their workload. Our schools are continuing to experience huge problems as Principals work very long demanding days. I... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Holds Induction Ceremony

CedarBridge Holds Induction Ceremony

[Written by Cassandra DaPonte of S3 Prefect and Kace Wales of S4 Prefect] On Wednesday, November 7th, students at CedarBridge Academy took part in the induction ceremony for the academic school year of 2018-2019. The induction ceremony is a process in which upcoming head prefects, prefects and junior student leaders are pinned and recognized as their... Read more of this article

Public Middle School Girls Drone Coding Camp

Public Middle School Girls Drone Coding Camp

Connectech hosted its second all girls’ coding camp during the most recent half term school break, introducing public middle school girls to coding drones and hovercrafts at the tech incubator’s purpose-built space on Cedar Avenue in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “Thirteen girls from Bermuda’s public middle school system attended the one-week... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Carnival Costume Design Challenge

Upcoming: Carnival Costume Design Challenge

Three participants will be selected from the upcoming Carnival Costume Design Workshops being presented by NOVA Mas International and will be given the opportunity to compete in the intensive Carnival Costume Design Challenge. A spokesperson said, “Under the instruction of Daryl ‘Designing Daryl’ Cox [tradition bearer] candidates will undergo... Read more of this article

Student’s Science Project ‘Breaking Barrier’

Student’s Science Project ‘Breaking Barrier’

Science projects within the local schools may reach new heights thanks to student Kameron Young. The high school student, along with her mentor Dr. Carika Weldon, will host a special “behind the scenes” presentation on Monday [Nov 12], at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, located at Bermuda High School for Girls [BHS]. Kameron, a 16-year-old student in... Read more of this article