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“Harvesting Excellence” At The Berkeley Institute

“Harvesting Excellence” At The Berkeley Institute

The Berkeley Institute recently held its annual Prizegiving Ceremony to a standing room only audience in the school cafetorium. Principal Dr. Phyllis Curtis-Tweed celebrated the achievements of Berkeley students over the past academic year, telling them that their accomplishments exemplify the tenets of the school’s mission. She encouraged them to... Read more of this article

Photos: CedarBridge Prizegiving Ceremony

Photos: CedarBridge Prizegiving Ceremony

“Time can be your friend as well, as time can be your enemy,” said Vanessa Paulos, 2007 Graduate of CedarBridge Academy, to over 100 students being celebrated at the recent Prizegiving ceremony held at Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. Current S4, S3 and S2 students were being celebrated for their efforts during the 2013-2014 school-year. Students were... Read more of this article

Students Invited To Learn More About PwC

Students Invited To Learn More About PwC

PwC Bermuda is hosting a careers reception for students on Wednesday, December 17 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club. Students currently attending or considering university and looking to pursue a career in professional services are invited to learn more about the firm. They can discover the exciting opportunities open to... Read more of this article

Bermuda Ranked #2 In World: Hour Of Code

Bermuda Ranked #2 In World: Hour Of Code

Bermuda has been ranked second, on a per capita basis, among more than 150 countries for participation in The Hour of Code, a global initiative that aims to encourage people, both children and adults, to apply themselves for a short time to computer programming. According to the website, the ranking is “based on the number of events compared to... Read more of this article

Proposed College Act Amendments Outlined

Proposed College Act Amendments Outlined

Minister of Education and Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons highlighted the proposed amendments to the Bermuda College Act of 1974 in the House of Assembly on Friday, with the goal of preparing the College for its accreditation review, set for March 2015. Dr. Gibbons said, “The Bermuda College is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year,... Read more of this article

McCorkell Retiring After 24 Years At Warwick

McCorkell Retiring After 24 Years At Warwick

Margaret [Maggie] McCorkell, Principal of Warwick Academy School announced this week that she will be retiring at the end of June 2016. Ms. McCorkell leaves after 40 years in education, 34 of them in Bermuda. Warwick Academy, founded in 1662, is one of the longest continually operating schools in the western hemisphere. Ms. McCorkell said, “The time... Read more of this article

Engineering Competition Aimed At Students

Engineering Competition Aimed At Students

The Bermuda Association of Professional Engineers [BAPE] has revealed a new free to enter competition for students and young professionals aged 18-26. BAPE is partnering with The IET, a British engineering institution, to host THE IET Present Around the World [PATW] competition. It is hoped that there will be enough interest to organize multiple heats... Read more of this article

Settje: The USA Welcomes Bermuda Students

Settje: The USA Welcomes Bermuda Students

[Written by U.S. Consul General to Bermuda, Robert Settje] Despite the fact that the United States is Bermuda’s closest neighbor and primary economic partner, nearly 75% of the island’s university-bound high school and Bermuda College students choose to attend colleges and universities somewhere other than in the United States. I want to change... Read more of this article

Six Month Carpentry Course To Be Offered

Six Month Carpentry Course To Be Offered

Woodworks Carpentry Training Centre announced that they will soon launch a new 6 month carpentry course for those seeking careers in the construction and woodworking fields. Project Manager Kristin White, explains, “Woodworks was pleased to be able to reopen earlier this year and host weekend and evening DIY classes and a youth summer camp. However,... Read more of this article

Argus Group Donates To Adult Education School

Argus Group Donates To Adult Education School

The Argus Group today [Nov 26] announces that it has made a financial donation to the Adult Education School [AES] to provide students who need financial aid the opportunity to receive a scholarship and pursue an education at AES. AES provides adult literacy support and pre-GED, GED and college preparation services in a nurturing environment. In addition,... Read more of this article


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