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Teachers Union Welcomes 2.5% Pay Raise

Teachers Union Welcomes 2.5% Pay Raise

The Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] has voted overwhelmingly to accept a 2.5 percent pay rise. Union members met this week, and according to BUT President Shannon James, voted unanimously to accept the pay award. “For five years, our members have not had a pay rise, or they have been asked to take furlough days, but prices have continued to rise.... Read more of this article

RenRe Hosts Female Students For Career Day

RenRe Hosts Female Students For Career Day

RenaissanceRe Holdings hosted 42 female students from eight senior schools at a Career Day and mentoring event. The event was coordinated by the Company’s Women’s Forum, an employee resource group focusing on providing activities and resources that empower women. “Our goal is for the girls to leave with a good understanding of our... Read more of this article

90 Minute Video: C.A.R.E. Graduation Ceremony

90 Minute Video: C.A.R.E. Graduation Ceremony

The C.A.R.E. Learning Centre is holding their annual graduation and prize-giving ceremony this afternoon [Nov 16]. We will have more information and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below; if you have any issues viewing it, please try watching it directly on Bernews Facebook page by clicking here. Update: The ceremony... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Diallo Rabain On Various Intiatives

Video: Minister Diallo Rabain On Various Intiatives

[Updated] Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain held a press conference today [Nov 16] discussing several Ministry initiatives including the designated occupation registration drive, strategic education plan, wi-fi installation in public schools, health and safety in schools and more. The press conference has just concluded and... Read more of this article

Reading Clinic’s ICAN Programme Progress

Reading Clinic’s ICAN Programme Progress

The Reading Clinic’s Individualized Cognitive Approach to Numeracy [ICAN] Programme continues to see consistent and encouraging progress among students receiving its math tutoring services. The programme’s latest Evaluation Report shows that the 33 students from 12 Government and Private schools who received a total of 1515 hours of tuition during... Read more of this article

C.A.R.E. Learning Centre Graduation On Nov 16

C.A.R.E. Learning Centre Graduation On Nov 16

C.A.R.E Learning Centre will be holding their annual graduation and prize-giving ceremony on Thursday [Nov 16] at 12.30pm in the courtyard of the learning centre’s former Woodlands School. A spokesperson said, “In celebrating 34 years of educating the community this month C.A.R.E Learning Centre will be holding their annual Graduation and Prize-giving... Read more of this article

Forgiveness After Being Wrongfully Imprisoned

Forgiveness After Being Wrongfully Imprisoned

A powerful story of forgiveness will be delivered to local students, as the Chain Reaction Movement – an anti-bully, pro-kindness programme implemented in schools across the Island — will welcome Jameel McGee and Andrew Collins to Bermuda this week. Mr McGee, who was wrongfully imprisoned due to the actions of a crooked police officer,... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Live Love Life’ Youth Talent Contest

Photos: ‘Live Love Life’ Youth Talent Contest

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines thanked and congratulated all the participants of last night’s “LIVE. LOVE. LIFE. Stop the Violence” youth talent contest, saying it was an ”uplifting, empowering and inspirational event.” “The event, which took place at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts,... Read more of this article

Prudent Group Donates $15K To Reading Clinic

Prudent Group Donates $15K To Reading Clinic

The Reading Clinic has received a donation of $15,000 from The Prudent Group, an international investment manager based in Luxembourg and São Paulo, Brazil. Jon Malmsäter and Dennis Klemming, of The Prudent Group, presented the cheque to Dr. Glenn Faries, Executive Director of The Reading Clinic, during a recent visit to Bermuda and said they plan... Read more of this article

Purvis Primary School Holds ‘Career Fair’

Purvis Primary School Holds ‘Career Fair’

Purvis Primary School held their annual Career Fair on Friday [Nov 10], with the event organized by school counselor Shannalee Aberdeen.The career fair saw people, including Premier David Burt, visit the students to speak about their career roles. In addition to learning about career roles, students also learned how mathematics, literacy and sound... Read more of this article

‘Live Love Life’ Youth Talent Contest On Nov 12

‘Live Love Life’ Youth Talent Contest On Nov 12

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, is encouraging the public to support Bermuda’s young people this Sunday [November 12th] at the “Live Love Life” youth talent competition. “The event is part of the Ministry’s continuing outreach efforts to engage the community and raise awareness about the importance of addressing violence... Read more of this article

Famous To Compete For University of Georgia

Famous To Compete For University of Georgia

Sakari Famous — the island’s top junior female high jumper who has won multiple medals for Bermuda in international competitions — has committed to competing for the University of Georgia Bulldogs in the fall of 2018. Her decision comes after making official recruiting visits to universities including the University of North Carolina,... Read more of this article

New Saltus Scholarship To Honour Former Head

New Saltus Scholarship To Honour Former Head

Saltus Grammar School has honoured former Head Teacher Ted Staunton with a scholarship in his name. The new scholarship, which will be awarded in the 2018-2019 academic year, was announced at the school’s recent prize giving ceremony where Mr Staunton was guest speaker. Chairman of the school’s Board of Trustees, Gil Tucker, said: “When Ted first... Read more of this article