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Schools Supplies Giveaway For 100 Students

Schools Supplies Giveaway For 100 Students

Restoration Ministries will be giving away back to school supplies for the first 100 students who are present on Saturday 6th at 10:30am. The Giveaway will take place at the Bermuda Institute Auditorium on Middle Road Southampton, across the street from the Market Place Parking Lot, and there will activities provided for the kids while parents come... Read more of this article

36 New Teachers Attend Orientation Session

36 New Teachers Attend Orientation Session

Minister of Education and Economic Development, Dr. Grant Gibbons today opened the Department of Education’s New Teacher Orientation. The Department organized the two-day orientation for 36 new teachers entering the Bermuda public school system and provided presentations on topics such as, curriculum and assessment, student services, mentor programme,... Read more of this article

$32,500 In Hospitality Scholarships Awarded

$32,500 In Hospitality Scholarships Awarded

In July 2014, the Bermuda Hospitality Institute joined with global cruise vacation company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in awarding $32,500 in scholarships to eight young Bermudians who are embarking on hospitality careers. Bermuda Hospitality Institute Executive Director Malika Musson, and Acting Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Patricia... Read more of this article

Bird’s Eye: Black Males & Bermuda’s Education

Bird’s Eye: Black Males & Bermuda’s Education

CKC Books has announced the release of A Bird’s Eye View [Black Males and Bermuda’s Education System] by Dr. Vincent Williams, Jr., which they describe as a “profound study of the perceptions, philosophies, purpose, and effectiveness of public education in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The study looks at how history has affected... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Congratulates TLF Graduates

Shadow Minister Congratulates TLF Graduates

Shadow Minister for Workforce Development Rolfe Commissiong congratulated the graduates of the Technology Leadership Forum’s [TLF] Internship Programme, saying that “their success proves that young Bermudians given the proper training and opportunity have what it takes to advance to the highest levels of this economy.” Mr. Commissiong... Read more of this article

Sarai Hines, Jashun Bean Awarded Scholarships

Sarai Hines, Jashun Bean Awarded Scholarships

The Hamilton Parish Council Members’ Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 and a bursary of $2,500 have been awarded to two Hamilton Parish residents – Sarai Hines and Jashun Bean. Sarai Hines is studying Fine Arts at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and will graduate in 2015. Jashun Bean is studying Medicine at Medical University of the... Read more of this article

Aug 23: PLP Hosting Back To School Fun Day

Aug 23: PLP Hosting Back To School Fun Day

[Updated] The PLP will be hosting a Back to School Fun-Day on August 23rd at Victor Scott Primary School from 12 noon to 4 pm. A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party believes strongly in the value of educating Bermuda’s young people; they are the youth of today and the leaders of tomorrow. The summer vacation is almost over and... Read more of this article

2 Students Awarded Engineering Scholarships

2 Students Awarded Engineering Scholarships

Ricardo Graham-Ward and Seth Wilson have been revealed as the winners of the Bermuda Association of Professional Engineers [BAPE] Scholarship. The scholarship committee originally narrowed the applicants down from eleven to five, before interviewing and selecting Mr. Graham-Ward and Mr. Wilson as the recipients. Scholarship recipients Ricardo Graham-Ward... Read more of this article

Caines Brothers Hosting “Back 2 School” Event

Caines Brothers Hosting “Back 2 School” Event

Caines Brothers Productions and 5 Star Barbershop are getting set to host a “Back 2 School” event on September 4 at the St. Paul’s Centennial Hall on Court Street, with free school supplies to be handed out while barbers will be on hand in order to offer free haircuts to boys aged 4-18 as they prepare to head back to school. A post... Read more of this article

Teachers Union To “Engage In Industrial Action”

Teachers Union To “Engage In Industrial Action”

The Department of Education said they received notice from the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] regarding their intention to “engage in industrial action” next month in relation to a disciplinary matter. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education has received a Notice from the General Secretary of the Bermuda Union of Teachers regarding... Read more of this article


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