Tag: education

Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy Evacuated

Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy Evacuated

The Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy was evacuated today [Sept 23] due what officials described as a “strong, sulphur-like smell.” A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Department of Education this morning took the precautionary measure to evacuate The Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy upon the advice of the environmental officer, after... Read more of this article

University’s Catastrophe Analytics Programme

University’s Catastrophe Analytics Programme

The University of Miami [UM] Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is developing a new Master of Professional Science [MPS] degree track in Natural Hazard and Catastrophe Analytics starting fall semester 2015. UM Professor Dennis Hansell — who spent time in Bermuda in the 1990s as a research scientist at BIOS — said, “I... Read more of this article

Burrows, Haynes & Looby Win Scholarships

Burrows, Haynes & Looby Win Scholarships

Marshall Diel & Myers Limited announces the selection of its 2014 Legal Scholarship Award recipients: Ciara Burrows, Alexis Haynes and Jennifer Looby. The firm said, “Each recipient will receive a $5,000 award to assist with the costs of pursuing their legal studies. Having received so many high quality applications, it was extremely difficult... Read more of this article

BII Hosts Annual Student Recognition Luncheon

BII Hosts Annual Student Recognition Luncheon

On September 16, 2014, the Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] hosted their annual Student Recognition Luncheon, with more than 100 persons receiving well over 100 designations, as several people attained more than one designation. Guests at the event were welcomed by Andrew Soares, Chairman of the BII Governing Council, while Don Kramer, Chairman of... Read more of this article

C.A.R.E. Centre Offering “Free GED Ready”

C.A.R.E. Centre Offering “Free GED Ready”

The C.A.R.E. Learning Centre is set to welcome new students to their computer center for the”Free GED Ready”  which will be held from September 22 – October 3. The promotional flyer said, “get a personalized study plan to help you score higher, and “receive information about preparation classes and tutoring.” For more... Read more of this article

Video: College To Launch Streetwise MBA

Video: College To Launch Streetwise MBA

The Streetwise MBA Programme — an executive education programme designed specifically for small business owners who want to grow their businesses – was outlined this morning [Sept 17] at an event at Bermuda College. The programme’s curriculum and goals were highlighted by a number of speakers, including Mr. Philip Butterfield, Director,... Read more of this article

Former Head Girl Gives School A KIC-Start

Former Head Girl Gives School A KIC-Start

West Pembroke Primary School is the first local educational institution to use KICS Student Motivational Planners for their entire school during this 2014/15 academic year. “This is such an honor,” said Angela Young, the Founder and President of iAspirations Limited. “West Pembroke Primary School was where my formal education began and later,... Read more of this article

High School Students Taking College Courses

High School Students Taking College Courses

Ten S3 [Senior Year 3] students from Bermuda’s two public senior schools – The Berkeley Institute and CedarBridge Academy – have successfully enrolled into full-time college-level courses at Bermuda College. “They will be joined by 41 other S4 students from the public high schools for English, mathematics and a range of other courses,... Read more of this article

College Offering Free GED Practice Tests

College Offering Free GED Practice Tests

Bermuda College — in conjunction with the GED Testing Service based in the United States — will be offering free GED practice tests to eligible students later this month in efforts to increase test takers numbers. The “See for Free” programme will be held between September 22 and October 3 at Bermuda College, the official GED testing... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: NVCC Education Centre Opens

Photos, Video: NVCC Education Centre Opens

[Updated] With Governor George Fergusson, Shadow Minister of Community & Sports Michael Weeks, and Jim Butterfield and Spencer Butterfield of Butterfield & Vallis on hand, the North Village Community Club officially opened their Education Centre yesterday [Sept 12]. A NVCC spokesperson said, “The Education Centre will offer a safe, supervised... Read more of this article


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