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Child Care For Children Of Essential Workers

Child Care For Children Of Essential Workers

The Child Care programme for children of essential services workers commenced last week, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said. Speaking at this evening’s press conference, Minister Rabain said, “Good Evening, We are pleased to report that the Child Care programme for children of our Essential Services Workers commenced last week, Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Lend Van To Workers

Warwick Academy Lend Van To Workers

Warwick Academy is lending their recently purchased minibus to help transport Bermuda’s front line workers, with the school noting that they are happy to be able to help Bermuda and the community and wish everyone the best. The school had recently purchased the mini bus in order to transport students to all sporting events, field trips and the... Read more of this article

Minister Rabain Updates On Public Education

Minister Rabain Updates On Public Education

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain provided an update on the public education system, spanning what to expect during the weeks of April 6th and 13th. Minister Rabain said, “I will share information with our education family and the community, concerning what is expected for students, and school staff during the weeks of April 6th and 13th, 2020.“I... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Education, Child Care

Minister Updates On Education, Child Care

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain provided an update on remote learning in our public schools, exams as well as the plans to offer child care for essential services workers. Speaking at this evening’s press briefing, Ministry of Education Diallo Rabain said, “Good Evening. I would like to begin my update by first thanking our school Leaders... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Remote Learning Programme

Warwick Academy Remote Learning Programme

[Written by Warwick Academy student An Mei Daniels] My school, Warwick Academy, is now several days into its programme of remote learning, which commenced on Friday 20th March in response to school closures due to the Covid-19 virus. In the days leading up to the school closure, teachers immediately started training so that the remote learning programme... Read more of this article

Column: Continue To Excel In Education

Column: Continue To Excel In Education

[Opinion column written by Cole Simons] As parents, grandparents, and students, we must work collectively to ensure that we have a positive outcome during these challenging times. We all must make a contribution to ensure that the delivery of education remains as seamless as possible and that our students are positioned to continue to excel in education. In... Read more of this article

Covid-19: No IB Exams At BHS This Year

Covid-19: No IB Exams At BHS This Year

The Bermuda High School [BHS] announced that the IB examinations will not be held this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “BHS has announced to students, parents, and staff that the IB examinations due to take place between April 30th and May 22nd, will not be held this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A formal letter from... Read more of this article

Education Dept: Letter To Public School Parents

Education Dept: Letter To Public School Parents

The Department of Education issued a letter to public school parents regarding steps currently being undertaken in reference to Covid-19, saying that while public schools are currently open, they “are devising contingency plans to support children’s continued learning in the event that schools are closed.” A government spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Saltus & Warwick Moving To Virtual Learning

Saltus & Warwick Moving To Virtual Learning

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, both Saltus Grammar School and Warwick Academy have made the decision to move classes to virtual platforms. A Saltus spokesperson said, “Saltus has made the decision to transition to a virtual learning platform as of tomorrow, March 17, 2020. “Attendance and all classes will continue remotely... Read more of this article

Government: Public Schools Remain Open

Government: Public Schools Remain Open

“While school activity has been restricted public schools remain open,” the Department of Education said this afternoon, adding that they have put preventative measures in place including stepped up cleaning and disinfecting, suspension of field trips, sporting events and assemblies, encouraging sick staff and students to stay at home,... Read more of this article

BHS School To Close For ‘Unknown Period’

BHS School To Close For ‘Unknown Period’

BHS has announced that a “decision has been made to close the School at the end of the day on Monday, March 16th.” A spokesperson said, “On Sunday afternoon, BHS received news that a Secondary student was screened for Covid-19, as a precautionary measure over the weekend. “This student was absent from BHS for most of last week,... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Transforming Public School Education’

Minister: ‘Transforming Public School Education’

“Plan 2022, the five-year strategic plan and blue-print for our public school system, maps out a specific path for transforming public school education,” Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [March 13], the Minister said, “Under the strategic leadership of the Commissioner of Education,... Read more of this article

Video: Education Minister Press Conference

Video: Education Minister Press Conference

The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this afternoon [March 12] “regarding work being undertaken in our public school system.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 19-minute replay is below Related... Read more of this article