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ABIR Hosts Appalachian University Students

ABIR Hosts Appalachian University Students

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] hosted Appalachian State University students for a 1-hour primer on how Bermuda has become one of the world’s most important reinsurance centers over the last 25 years. “Helping connect Bermuda to the next generation of insurance industry professionals carries our risk innovation history... Read more of this article

Photos: BDA College Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Photos: BDA College Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Family and friends turned out for the Bermuda College Annual Nursing Pinning Ceremony which was held on Tuesday evening [May 16] to celebrate the soon to be 2017 nursing graduates. The 2017 nursing graduates include Janai Caldwell, Mirela DeSilva, Rhonee Ford, Olievia Martins, LeRhonda Mills, Clairissa Phillips, Victoria Trott, Melina Pacheco and Cathy... Read more of this article

Dellwood Showcase A ‘Memorable Performance’

Dellwood Showcase A ‘Memorable Performance’

“Our hats go off to the staff and students of Dellwood Middle school for a memorable performance that was informative, educational and entertaining,” PLP spokesperson for Education Diallo Rabain said. Mr Rabain said, “Last night, joined by the Opposition Leader David Burt, I had the privilege of attending the Dellwood Middle School’s Heritage... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Graduate Numbers Up By 27%

Bermuda College Graduate Numbers Up By 27%

Bermuda College‘s 2017 Commencement will take place on Thursday [May 18] afternoon, with 137 Bermuda College associate degree, certificate and diploma graduates, in addition to six Mount Saint Vincent University Bachelor’s degree, and seven Miami University Master’s degree graduates set to participate. “The BC graduate numbers represent... Read more of this article

Tech Education Forum To Be Held Tonight

Tech Education Forum To Be Held Tonight

“A move is afoot to provide full technical and vocational education off island for persons who have fallen through the cracks and or run afoul of the law here on island,” the Bermuda Technical Institute Alumni [BTIA] said, adding that “more details will be given at the “Education First” Forum tonight at St Paul Centennial... Read more of this article

Axis Donates $10,000 To BSMART Programme

Axis Donates $10,000 To BSMART Programme

Axis Specialty Limited recently donated $10,000 to BSMART Foundation’s After-School S.M.A.R.T. [Stimulating Maturity through Accelerated Readiness Training] Program, which enables BSMART to provide the program to families in need on a full or partial scholarship. “We are thankful that Axis can provide funding to families in need. We have a waiting... Read more of this article

Students ‘Read To Feed’ In Helping Initiative

Students ‘Read To Feed’ In Helping Initiative

What began as a one off initiative at Mount Saint Agnes Academy four years ago is now blossoming into a diverse programme that is being rolled out at other local schools, which promises to be an incredible opportunity for the Eliza DoLittle Society charity. In 2014, Karen Camara had an idea for a non-traditional approach to raising food items and set... Read more of this article

Victor Scott Students Visit XL Catlin’s Office

Victor Scott Students Visit XL Catlin’s Office

A class of 10-to-11-year-old students from Victor Scott Primary School recently experienced life in the corporate world when they were invited to XL Catlin’s Bermuda office to connect with students overseas and discuss their future aspirations. The enthusiastic group of local students began their visit, on May 4th, with a tour of XL Catlin’s 18-feet... Read more of this article

Teachers Rugby Award $5,000 In Scholarships

Teachers Rugby Award $5,000 In Scholarships

Teachers Rugby Football Club has awarded a total of $5,000 towards supporting the education of three young club members, with Corrie Cross, Joshua DeAllie and Tashon DeSilva the recipients of the inaugural Teachers Rugby Football Club Scholarship. “We have an abundance of young rugby players coming through our club, and we want to help them to achieve... Read more of this article

Harrington Sound School Closed For Two Days

Harrington Sound School Closed For Two Days

The Department of Education has advised of a two day closure of Harrington Sound Primary School, saying the “school will be closed Monday, 15 May and Tuesday, 16 May for maintenance” as it “experienced an infestation of bird mites due to birds nesting in the roof.” Commissioner of Education, Dr. Freddie Evans stated: “The school... Read more of this article

School Takes Pride In Complimenting Students

School Takes Pride In Complimenting Students

A great deal of emphasis is placed on building the self-esteem of the students at Elliot Primary School and that’s why, every day, they pay compliments to one student. The idea is that the other students all compliment one student, who is chosen at random, to make them feel celebrated, wanted and encouraged. It is just one of the many techniques employed... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Union Of Teachers Interview

Video: Bermuda Union Of Teachers Interview

Teachers are appreciated and they are making a difference was one of the messages from Bermuda Union of Teachers President Shannon James and General Secretary Michael Charles, who sat down with Bernews yesterday for a live interview on our Facebook page.Speaking with guest interviewer Jeremy Deacon, Mr James and Mr Charles discussed a wide range of... Read more of this article

Second ‘Tech Education’ Forum To Be Held

Second ‘Tech Education’ Forum To Be Held

Former Bermuda Technical Institute graduates, at the forefront of the revival of technical and vocational education in local schools, are putting the emphasis on 21st century trends when they stage their second forum on May 17th at the St Paul Centennial Hall in Hamilton at 7.00pm. Bermuda Technical Institute Alumni [BTIA] spokesperson Rick Richardson... Read more of this article