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BUT & Ministry Meeting Was “Very Productive”

BUT & Ministry Meeting Was “Very Productive”

The Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT], Education Minister and the Acting Commissioner of Education held a “very productive” meeting earlier this week, and the Ministry of Education and the BUT have agreed on a series of dates for future meetings. This follows after the BUT expressed concern about the lack of meetings, saying “it has... Read more of this article

Jon Beard Clocks Up 40 Years In Teaching

Jon Beard Clocks Up 40 Years In Teaching

At the age of 24, a fresh faced Jon Beard landed in Bermuda to start just his second job in teaching with no idea that the Island would become his home for the next four decades. Taking up his new job as Head of PE at Saltus Grammar School, he could not have imagined he would still be at the same school 40 years later. “Whilst in school, I didn’t... Read more of this article

Eight Tech Interns In TLF Summer Programme

Eight Tech Interns In TLF Summer Programme

On May 31st the tenth annual Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] Internship Programme launched with eight technology interns participating in the summer programme. The 2018 TLF interns who passed the rigorous selection process are: Stephen Outerbridge, Justine Dzofonoo-Burch, Sher-Kyra Outerbridge, Raven Duffy, Kiara Saunders, Jalesa Vincent, Matthew... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Cole Simons On Education

Shadow Minister Cole Simons On Education

If the Government “directed the same amount of urgency and resources that they expended” on the development of the digital asset industry, there “would be wifi in our schools by now” and “our teachers would be better equipped,” Shadow Education Minister Cole Simons said. Mr. Simons said, “It is with interest... Read more of this article

School Visits To The House Of Assembly

School Visits To The House Of Assembly

Visiting the Legislature to take in the proceedings of the House of Assembly this morning were students from two educational institutions. Seven bright and interested four and five year olds from the Devonshire Preschool were accompanied by teacher Katiuska Durrant.And Jr. Minister of Disability Affair Tinee Furbert was photographed with Berkeley... Read more of this article

Nathanael Fubler Awarded Deloitte Scholarship

Nathanael Fubler Awarded Deloitte Scholarship

Calling him an “ impressive young man,” Deloitte announced that the 2018 Deloitte Scholarship recipient is CedarBridge Academy graduate Nathanael Fubler. The scholarship award offers up to $20,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years and is available to Bermudians pursuing an undergraduate degree with an interest in accounting, actuarial or... Read more of this article

81 Students Complete CADA Life Skills Program

81 Students Complete CADA Life Skills Program

CADA, along with prevention partners, DNDC and PRIDE, handed out certificates to 81 BHS and Somersfield Academy, students for completing the Life Skills Program. CADA spokesperson, Mr. Anthony Santucci stated “Life Skills Training [LST] is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program, proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug... Read more of this article

Teachers’ Union ‘Given Up’ On Minister Meeting

Teachers’ Union ‘Given Up’ On Minister Meeting

[Updated] The Bermuda Union of Teachers today [May 30] said they welcomed a Ministerial commitment to meet to discuss how to implement a wide-ranging strategy for the future of education – but had yet to be given a date. Last year Minister of Education Diallo Rabain outlined Plan 2022 and recently gave an update in the House of Assembly where he outlined... Read more of this article

Preschool Steps Back In Time For Heritage Day

Preschool Steps Back In Time For Heritage Day

Aerie’s Adventures Nursery & Preschool were recently invited to celebrate Heritage Day at Carter House by Venita Smith and Ronnie Chameau, with the young students getting a chance to ‘step back in time’ and learn how people lived centuries ago. A spokesperson said, “The children were dressed in 1800 period costumes and were taken... Read more of this article

Photos: Word Parade At Gilbert Institute School

Photos: Word Parade At Gilbert Institute School

Gilbert Institute Primary School recently hosted a Word Parade, which aimed to “show off the wonderful culture and all things we love about Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Each of the students had to dress themselves as a word. The theme was ‘Our Bermuda Culture.’ It was wonderful to see the students come to life with their... Read more of this article

Forty BHS Students Celebrate Their Graduation

Forty BHS Students Celebrate Their Graduation

BHS held their Graduation Ceremony last week, with 40 students receiving their Graduation Diplomas with family, friends, staff, trustees and invited guests in attendance. Margaret Mary [Way] Mattix, Class of ‘75, gave the address to graduates. Mrs. Mattix has a background in Chemical Engineering and has had a varied and interesting career working... Read more of this article

Bermudian Student Preparing For Bali Placement

Bermudian Student Preparing For Bali Placement

Second year Bermudian psychology student Tene Dowling, who is studying in the United Kingdom, is getting set to take part in a mental health placement in Bali, Indonesia in August. Ms Dowling said, “I am very passionate about the community and youth. My main objective is to obtain my BSc in Psychology, because it is the pathway for my future plans... Read more of this article

Pembroke Rotary Club Holds Student IT Quiz

Pembroke Rotary Club Holds Student IT Quiz

The Pembroke Rotary Club sponsored a Student IT Quiz to play its part in developing the IT skills of Bermuda’s young people and exposing them to the opportunities available in Fintech and other fields as the country moves onto the global blockchain stage. The IT Quiz was held on the evening of 3rd May, 2018 at the Mount Saint Agnes Academy. The Quiz... Read more of this article