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East End Primary’s First Braille Club A Success

East End Primary’s First Braille Club A Success

A special assembly was held recently at East End Primary School to recognize fourteen students from P4-P6 for their participation in East End Primary’s first Braille Club. The students were recognized for their hard work, dedication and most importantly, their commitment, which spanned over a four month period. A short overview was given about the... Read more of this article

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

The Ministry of Health and Seniors has announced the 10 awardees of this year’s Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships. In total, 14 students are currently receiving the scholarship, including past awardees. A Government spokesperson said, “This year the Ministry received over 50 applications, many of an exceedingly high standard. The... Read more of this article

Saltus Students Support TEDS Initiative

Saltus Students Support TEDS Initiative

Saltus students from S7 through S9 avidly turned the pages of their books in an effort to collect non-perishable food items for The Eliza DoLittle Society’s [TEDS] Food Bank. A spokesperson said, “During the month of May, Saltus students from S7 through S9 participated in The Eliza DoLittle Society’s [TEDS] “Read to Feed” initiative, collecting... Read more of this article

Bizcamp Returns To Bermuda College In July

Bizcamp Returns To Bermuda College In July

Budding teenaged entrepreneurs are invited to show their business savvy during an innovative training scheme this summer. The Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative [YEI] in conjunction with the Department of ICT Policy & Innovation will conduct two 7-day BizCamps at Bermuda College for 48 aspiring young Bermudian entrepreneurs 13 to 17 years old. Session... Read more of this article

STEAM Summer Courses Offered To Students

STEAM Summer Courses Offered To Students

The Department of Education’s Gifted and Talented Education Programme [GATE] will offer a summer Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics [STEAM] Academy for students in primary 5 through senior school from July 4 -26 at CedarBridge Academy. Minister of Education, Cole Simons said, “For a third consecutive year the Department is pleased... Read more of this article

Five Interns Join TLF Internship Programme

Five Interns Join TLF Internship Programme

Earlier this month saw the launch of the ninth annual Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] Internship Programme and this year, five technology interns were successfully accepted in the summer programme. The 2017 TLF interns who passed the rigorous selection process are: Alex Dore, Cameron Moulder, Ezra Turner, Somer Froud, Zia Seymour. This week is the... Read more of this article

Greenrock Holds School Awards Ceremony

Greenrock Holds School Awards Ceremony

Greenrock held its School Awards Ceremony for the 2016-2017 school year on World Oceans Day, Thursday, June 8th. Hosted by lead donor HSBC, the Awards Ceremony recognised the successes and participations of schools in two of Greenrock’s environmental education programmes, Eco-Schools and Water Explorers. The awards ceremony featured guest speaker... Read more of this article

Bermuda Teachers Union Vote To ‘Work To Rule’

Bermuda Teachers Union Vote To ‘Work To Rule’

[Updated] The Bermuda Union of Teacher [BUT] is holding an “Emergency Membership Meeting” this morning [June 21] at the St. Paul A.M.E. Centennial Hall, with members urged to attend, with the poster saying “your input is vital.”Update 12.41pm: Don Burgess reports The Bermuda Union of Teachers voted unanimously for ‘action’ this... Read more of this article

Apply For Tomasz Tabor Hospitality Scholarship

Apply For Tomasz Tabor Hospitality Scholarship

The Bermuda Hospitality Institute is calling all young, aspiring hospitality students to apply for its annual Tomasz Tabor Hospitality Scholarship, with applications due in before June 30. Launched in 2014, the scholarship was created to honor the life of beloved local chef Tomasz Tabor, who lost his life in a road accident three years ago. Over the... Read more of this article

Apply For Environmental Education Grant

Apply For Environmental Education Grant

Bermudian residents, intending to study at a United States College or University are invited to apply for the Environmental Education Grant. According to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ website: “The Environmental Education Grant was established to promote and encourage the study of conservation, ecology, agriculture,... Read more of this article

Media Maven Donates Services To School

Media Maven Donates Services To School

The Media Maven, a local boutique copywriting and Public Relations firm, said they were pleased to donated more than 20 hours’ worth of copywriting services to Impact Mentoring Academy. Over the past four months, The Media Maven has provided consistent support to the local all-boys school to help in its bid to raise money for science, sports and trades... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Steps Up With AP Programme

Berkeley Institute Steps Up With AP Programme

The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute has announced that the school is now an AP Testing Centre and member of the College Board, offering College Board Advanced Placement courses in 11 subjects, including English Language, English Literature, Spanish, French, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Biology, Computer Science, and... Read more of this article

New Scholarships & Awards Committee

New Scholarships & Awards Committee

Today [June 15], the Minister of Education, N. H. Cole Simons is pleased to announce a scholarships and awards committee to oversee the selection process and recommend recipients for the Ministry of Education’s new offerings of scholarships and awards. Minister Simons stated: “As promised in the 2016 Speech from the Throne, we have diversified and... Read more of this article