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Teacher Launches School Supplies Business

Teacher Launches School Supplies Business

Middle school teacher and mom-of-three, Tracy Hayward, has announced the official launch of her business, School Boxez, offering busy parents a one-stop-shop for getting their children’s school supplies in time for September. Mrs. Hayward, the winner of Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC]’s Rocket Pitch Competition held last November,... Read more of this article

Student Presentations Following BFIS Internships

Student Presentations Following BFIS Internships

Student presentations followed BFIS internships on July 30, with insurance professionals, former interns, and BFIS scholars on hand to hear what the interns had learned during their time in the insurance markets of Atlanta, Bermuda, Chicago and London this summer. A spokesperson said, “BFIS is most grateful to XL Catlin which sponsors the Atlanta,... Read more of this article

Govt Summer Internship Programme Concludes

Govt Summer Internship Programme Concludes

The first cohort of interns with the Department of Workforce Development’s Summer Employment Programme concluded recently with a special breakfast for the students to meet with the Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain. The Summer Employment Programme assists participants in the development of their career goals by connecting... Read more of this article

STEM Camp Students Demonstrate Projects

STEM Camp Students Demonstrate Projects

On Friday morning [July 27], the middle school students attending Ascendant Group’s annual STEM Camp had the opportunity to show their projects to the Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain.STEM Camp was initially launched in 2013 to provide middle school students who display proven aptitude and interest in Science, Technology,... Read more of this article

STEAM Academy Student Showcase Talents

STEAM Academy Student Showcase Talents

The Department of Education Gifted and Talented Education Programme closed-out their four week summer camp with the Summer STEAM Academy showcase last evening at the Ruth Seaton James Centre. Minister Diallo Rabain attended the performance and gave opening remarks, saying that the “programme provides a fantastic opportunity for students to immerse... Read more of this article

PHC Foundation Awards $45K In Scholarships

PHC Foundation Awards $45K In Scholarships

The PHC Foundation held its eleventh Annual Scholarship Awards Presentation at XL Catlin Bermuda Ltd. on July 20, 2018. In total, $45,000 was awarded to twelve young men and women to assist with their studies at high school, college and university level. The PHC Foundation has awarded over $250,000 since it was founded in 2005. 2018 PHC Foundation Scholarship... Read more of this article

Photos: Educational Tour Of Oleander Ship

Photos: Educational Tour Of Oleander Ship

Two young Bermudians have benefited from a rewarding educational experience aboard the Oleander, thanks to a collaboration between Endeavour Community Sailing, Bermuda Container Line and BF&M. Matthew Stephens [17] and Timothy Webb [22], both graduates of the inaugural Endeavour Maritime Careers Springboard Programme, received a tour of the Oleander... Read more of this article

Minister Foggo Presents Bursary Awards

Minister Foggo Presents Bursary Awards

Yesterday [July 25] Minister for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo recognized this year’s Public Service Bursary awardees. This year ten individuals received Bursary Awards. Four are new recipients and the remaining are current bursary students who have been approved for continued funding.“The four... Read more of this article

Ashby Claims Pi Memorisation National Record

Ashby Claims Pi Memorisation National Record

Bermuda College mathematics lecturer and tutor, W. Troy Ashby is claiming a Bermuda record for memorisation of digits of Pi to 6,200. In June, Mr. Ashby topped his previous personal best by memorising and writing additional digits to that attempted in March with the annual observance of Pi Day. His most recent success has been independently verified... Read more of this article

Back To School Uniform & Supply Drive

Back To School Uniform & Supply Drive

Three Government departments have teamed up with the Coalition for the Protection of Children [Charity #334], to launch a ‘Back to School’ school uniform and supply drive next month. The Department of Financial Assistance, the Department of Workforce Development and the Department of Child and Family Services have joined forces with the Coalition... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Diallo Rabain Press Conference

Video: Minister Diallo Rabain Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 23]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video of Minister Rabain’s press conference is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 11-minute replay is belowUpdate 2.00pm: Minister... Read more of this article

Twelve Students Receive BPSU Scholarships

Twelve Students Receive BPSU Scholarships

On Thursday, July 19, the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] hosted its 26th annual Education Awards Ceremony, where the Education Committee presented twelve recipients with education awards. A spokesperson said, “Since 1993, the BPSU has been offering scholarships to its members and their dependents for both local and overseas education. This... Read more of this article

Photos: Future Leaders Closing Ceremony

Photos: Future Leaders Closing Ceremony

The Future Leaders Programme held their closing ceremony Friday evening [July 20] with students sharing their experiences as they celebrated their completion of the three-week academic component of the programme. The Future Leaders Programme is an empowerment programme for students aged 13-17. Through hands-on education, students are challenged academically... Read more of this article