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“Improve The Quality Of The Student Experience”

“Improve The Quality Of The Student Experience”

“As advocates for the children that we are so privileged to teach, we stand willing as always to assist in making this system the envy of the world,” the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] said today, adding that “although much of this report’s findings seem dire, we view this as a prime opportunity to improve the quality of the... Read more of this article

School Reorganisation Consultation Meetings

School Reorganisation Consultation Meetings

The Minister of Education Wayne Scott will hold three consultation meetings on the issue of school reorganisation, and the Ministry said “all stakeholders, including parents, educators and community members are invited to attend to learn more about the SCORE Report and share their consultation views.” The meetings will take place on the... Read more of this article

BermudaScholarships.com Offers New Website

BermudaScholarships.com Offers New Website

BermudaScholarships.com has launched a new and improved website for the 2016 scholarship season, with the new site receiving a positive response at a pre‐launch presentation to over 50 award providers in the Conference Centre at O’Hara House last month. A spokesperson said, “BermudaScholarships.com was established in 2010 to provide a single... Read more of this article

BFIS Alumni Committe Hosts Networking Events

BFIS Alumni Committe Hosts Networking Events

The BFIS Alumni Committee in Bermuda recently hosted after‐work cocktails on January 28 in order to network and raise funds for the BFIS Alumni Scholarship, with an additional event set to be held on February 25. The upcoming event will be a scavenger hunt, held from 6.00pm to 8.00pm with teams of five competing and cocktails offered at the finish... Read more of this article

Two Lectures To Headline Inaugural Event

Two Lectures To Headline Inaugural Event

Can a teacher’s appreciation of various demographic profiles of students in the classroom impact their academic performance? And, if black male students in Bermuda’s middle schools feel marginalised from academic and social opportunities afforded to their peers, is it any wonder they turn to crime and other anti-social behaviours? These are the... Read more of this article

Meeting To Be Held At St. David’s Primary School

Meeting To Be Held At St. David’s Primary School

There is a meeting scheduled for this Monday at St. David’s Primary Assembly Hall, with people asked to “come together as a community and take a stance against the Ministry of Education’s consideration to close our school.” This follows after Minister of Education Wayne Scott said that closing Gilbert Institute, Prospect Primary... Read more of this article

Foggo Responds To Education Announcement

Foggo Responds To Education Announcement

The announcement of “potential school closures“ was “foolhardy, reckless and irresponsible,” said Shadow Minister of Education & Training Lovitta Foggo, adding that the announcement has caused “anxiety and stress” for parents, principals and teachers alike.Ms Foggo said, “The announcement on Monday of... Read more of this article

TLF & Career Pathways Partner For Students

TLF & Career Pathways Partner For Students

The Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] has partnered with the Ministry of Education’s Career Pathways Programme to assist them with placing some of their IT students from Berkeley and CedarBridge in local companies, with the program designed to provide senior school students with “pathways to greater preparation for career and college opportunities... Read more of this article

Scenarios: School Reorganisations & Closures

Scenarios: School Reorganisations & Closures

Closing Gilbert Institute, Prospect Primary School, St. David’s Primary School and Heron Bay Primary School are among the possible scenarios of school reorganisation detailed in the SCORE report, Minister of Education Wayne Scott said, noting that he is sharing the report’s findings, and has “not made a decision regarding school reorganization... Read more of this article

Saltus Students Using 3D Printing Technology

Saltus Students Using 3D Printing Technology

Students are using technology to help design and build parts for use by their own school. Last year students from Saltus Grammar School took part in a school trip to Boston to work with a company using 3D printers. As soon as they were back, staff from the Design Technology and IT departments drew up a bid for funding to bring 3D printers to the school. And... Read more of this article

Minister Scott On SCORE Education Report

Minister Scott On SCORE Education Report

[Updated with video] “Education is the foundation on which we build the future” and it is the “key to opportunity and the ticket every child needs to pursue their dreams,” Minister of Education Wayne Scott said today. Speaking at a press conference about the SCORE Report, Minister Scott said, “About a year ago, I started... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda College Hosts Science Week

Photos: Bermuda College Hosts Science Week

Approximately 500 students — 300 middle school and 200 senior school — visited the Bermuda College on Tuesday, January 26 as a part of Science Week. “Students participated in interactive experiments in the biology, physics, chemistry labs, in the applied science labs – nursing, motor vehicle, kitchens – and had a really good time,”... Read more of this article

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