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ASW Law Hold ‘Lunch-N-Learn’ Seminar In UK

ASW Law Hold ‘Lunch-N-Learn’ Seminar In UK

On November 29th, local Bermuda law firm, ASW Law Limited [ASW], hosted a ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ seminar at the Government of Bermuda London Office for Bermudian students studying in the United Kingdom. Students joined the ASW team for a presentation and open discussion, which included an introduction to ASW and the practice of corporate law in Bermuda.... Read more of this article

BUT: ‘Direct Result Of A Lack Of Action By Govt’

BUT: ‘Direct Result Of A Lack Of Action By Govt’

“The situation today is a direct result of a lack of action by Government to address the needs of schools and teachers that we highlighted last week,” President of the Bermuda Union of Teachers Shannon James said, adding that “as I said then, people have just had enough and that has not changed.” His comments follow after the... Read more of this article

Video: Education Minister Press Conference

Video: Education Minister Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this morning [Dec 6] which the Ministry said was “regarding an update on Bermuda Public Schools.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The Minister spoke about recent challenges and discussions with the Union,... Read more of this article

Technology Expert Chok Ooi To Visit The Island

Technology Expert Chok Ooi To Visit The Island

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has partnered with The United States Consul General to bring technology expert Chok Ooi to Bermuda for two days of education outreach and meetings. Highlighted in the recent study by Executive MBA students of Cornell & Queens University [commissioned for the Chamber of Commerce] is the role technology plays in the... Read more of this article

Video: PartnerRe Donate $240,000 To Schools

Video: PartnerRe Donate $240,000 To Schools

Eight local secondary schools received $30,000 each at the culmination of PartnerRe Ltd.’s Dollars for Hours project that pairs student volunteers with local charities on community projects. At a showcase hosted this evening [Dec 4] by PartnerRe to celebrate the students’ achievements, PartnerRe’s Brand Manager, Jaime Masters McDowell and Junior... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Students Take Hospitality Field Trip

CedarBridge Students Take Hospitality Field Trip

[Written by CedarBridge Academy student Arianna Walters] There are numerous commercial kitchens located at the Fairmont Southampton hotel, and to get an understanding and perception of these kitchen and the processes that happen, during the month of November discovery foods students from CedarBridge Academy were taken there. The field trips were overseen... Read more of this article

Meeting: School Principals, Ministry & BPSU

Meeting: School Principals, Ministry & BPSU

A meeting took place this afternoon [Dec 3] with the “Minister of Education, Acting Commissioner, Permanent Secretary; and school principals and BPSU representative,: the Ministry of Education has confirmed. Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said: “This afternoon I met with the school principals who wanted to share further on some of the... Read more of this article

Child Psychologist Visits Saltus Grammar School

Child Psychologist Visits Saltus Grammar School

Students and parents at Saltus were given insights into how to deal with school pressures during a two-day visit by renowned child psychologist Dr. Michael G. Thompson. Last week, Dr Thompson addressed Saltus staff, followed by a talk to parents on ‘The Pressured Child’ and then gave a series of talks to students on ‘Best friends, worst enemies’,... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Concerns At West Pembroke

Video: Minister On Concerns At West Pembroke

We are working “to ensure that the things are put in place to ensure that everyone has a comfort level in our education system,” Education Minister Diallo Rabain said as he addressed concerns raised by West Pembroke School. The Minister’s comments follow after almost all the teachers at West Pembroke School calling in sick on Friday after... Read more of this article

Simons: Teachers Need Right Tools, Environment

Simons: Teachers Need Right Tools, Environment

“It is a very sad day when the School Principals and teachers take or threaten industrial action within weeks of each other,” Shadow Minister of Education Cole Simons said, adding that “the BUT is absolutely correct, teachers should have the right tools and the right environment to educate our young people.” Educators have been... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Academy Prizegiving Ceremony

CedarBridge Academy Prizegiving Ceremony

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain, recently attended the CedarBridge Academy annual Prizegiving Ceremony. This year the guest speaker and former CedarBridge student, Jahnae Harvey [Class of 2018] spoke on the school theme Level UP. Ms. Harvey spoke to over 100 students who were recognized for their academic achievements. Ms. Harvey challenged students... Read more of this article

BPSU: School Principals On ‘Work To Rule’

BPSU: School Principals On ‘Work To Rule’

Last month the BPSU, on behalf of School Principals, informed the Ministry of Education that principals had voted to work to rule, and the work to rule continues, with the BPSU noting that “it is essential that the educators be supported by the Ministry of Education in their continuing efforts to improve students’ outcomes and experiences in... Read more of this article

All Teachers At West Pembroke Call In Sick

All Teachers At West Pembroke Call In Sick

[Updated + Written by Don Burgess ] All the teachers at West Pembroke School have called in sick today. This action comes after the teachers decided to work-to-rule on November 21,  and their main concerns listed at that time included: 1. The reinstatement of a lower learning support teacher to support the academic needs in the first three year levels.... Read more of this article