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NMB Hold Digital Storytelling Pilot Workshop

NMB Hold Digital Storytelling Pilot Workshop

In partnership with US non-profit StoryCenter, the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] recently held a six-week intensive digital storytelling pilot workshop for local educators. A spokesperson said, “A group of local educators will be returning to school with new skills after a National Museum of Bermuda professional development workshop that took... Read more of this article

Students Write Book On Covid Pandemic

Students Write Book On Covid Pandemic

The book The Pandemic Through Our Eyes, which was written by students of Bermuda Institute, is now back in stock. Bermuda Institute teacher LaToya Tull told Bernews, “The Pandemic Through Our Eyes was written by grade 6 students of Bermuda Institute during one of the toughest times: Covid-19. “The students engaged in a lesson on types of... Read more of this article

Govt: Remote Learning & Covid Testing Update

Govt: Remote Learning & Covid Testing Update

“All schools will continue with remote learning until further notice,” the Ministry said, adding that they “look forward to the return to in-person learning and strongly encourage all students and staff to get tested.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry and Department of Education reminds staff, students, parents,... Read more of this article

Department Of Education Update On Schools

Department Of Education Update On Schools

The Ministry is “seeking to open all Government Preschools, Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy, and Success Academy Robert’s Avenue for in-person learning next week” and “all other public schools will continue with remote learning until further notice.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry and Department of Education... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Education Minister Diallo Rabain

Video: BNV With Education Minister Diallo Rabain

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is joining Bernews at 2.00pm this afternoon [Sept 10] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series.The video will be live streamed below, as well as on Bernews YouTube, Twitter and Facebook pages. Update | The live broadcast has concluded and the replay is below Related... Read more of this article

Minister On Covid, Education, Chromebooks

Minister On Covid, Education, Chromebooks

Just “over 50% of our students have consent from their parents to be part of the Saliva Screening program,” an “even fewer percentage of staff have consented” and the “donated Chromebooks have been distributed to all of our Primary Schools P3, P4, P5 and P6 classes consisting of 1349 students,” Minister of Education... Read more of this article

College Non-Lab Courses Move To Remote

College Non-Lab Courses Move To Remote

Bermuda College announced that “as a result of a significant number of students who have been required to quarantine, or who have experienced delays in receiving their test results before coming to campus, all classes, except for experiential labs, will move to remote learning, effective Monday, September 13.” A College spokesperson said... Read more of this article

Saltus To Implement SafeKey Procedures

Saltus To Implement SafeKey Procedures

[Written by Don Burgess] Saltus Grammar School will be implementing SafeKey procedures for its staff members and guests. A spokesperson for the school said a recent exposure that saw two staff members confirmed with Covid-19 and 41 exposed had nothing to do with the decision. The exposure caused the middle and senior schools to open with remote learning... Read more of this article

First Day Of School: Education Ministry Update

First Day Of School: Education Ministry Update

Public schools commenced the first day of school today [Sept 9] via remote learning, and the Ministry said  ”we recognise that remote learning is not ideal, and we are actively seeking ways to move us forward.” A Government spokesperson said, “Today Bermuda Public Schools commenced the first day of school for students. Many schools... Read more of this article

Green Family Award Scholarships To 13 Students

Green Family Award Scholarships To 13 Students

The Green Family Scholarship for the 2021/22 academic year have been awarded to Sierra Brangman, Zoya Burgess, Di’Neasha DeSilva, Tiffany Durham, Thelise Dyer, Quadre Emery, Precious Hayward, Kessiah Jackson, Cameron Jeffers, Donnauri Robinson, X’achela Robinson, Zariah Simmons Smith, and Jonathan Smith. A spokesperson said, “Thirteen young... Read more of this article

OBA’s Ben Smith: “It Is Simply Unacceptable”

OBA’s Ben Smith: “It Is Simply Unacceptable”

The decision to begin the public school year virtually “is leaving parents scrambling,” Shadow Minister of Education Ben Smith said, adding that the decision “could have been taken last week to give parents a little more time.” Mr. Smith said, “Today, public schools opened its doors virtually for the new academic year. It was... Read more of this article

CFA Society Offering Financial Literacy Series

CFA Society Offering Financial Literacy Series

CFA Society Bermuda is offering its financial literacy series in partnership with Bermuda College PACE Program, beginning on September 29. A spokesperson said, “CFA Society Bermuda is pleased to again offer their financial literacy series this fall, in partnership with Bermuda College PACE Program. “Described as an introduction to basic money... Read more of this article

Ministry Statement On Start Of School Year

Ministry Statement On Start Of School Year

The Ministry and Department of Education said they are “focusing their efforts on the commencement of the academic year 2021-2022 on September 9th” and provided an update on the donated Chromebooks, testing and more. The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, “We want parents to know that we recognise that the decision to start school... Read more of this article