Hashtag: #Education

Photos: ‘Live Love Life’ Youth Talent Contest

Photos: ‘Live Love Life’ Youth Talent Contest

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines thanked and congratulated all the participants of last night’s “LIVE. LOVE. LIFE. Stop the Violence” youth talent contest, saying it was an ”uplifting, empowering and inspirational event.” “The event, which took place at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts,... Read more of this article

Prudent Group Donates $15K To Reading Clinic

Prudent Group Donates $15K To Reading Clinic

The Reading Clinic has received a donation of $15,000 from The Prudent Group, an international investment manager based in Luxembourg and São Paulo, Brazil. Jon Malmsäter and Dennis Klemming, of The Prudent Group, presented the cheque to Dr. Glenn Faries, Executive Director of The Reading Clinic, during a recent visit to Bermuda and said they plan... Read more of this article

Purvis Primary School Holds ‘Career Fair’

Purvis Primary School Holds ‘Career Fair’

Purvis Primary School held their annual Career Fair on Friday [Nov 10], with the event organized by school counselor Shannalee Aberdeen.The career fair saw people, including Premier David Burt, visit the students to speak about their career roles. In addition to learning about career roles, students also learned how mathematics, literacy and sound... Read more of this article

‘Live Love Life’ Youth Talent Contest On Nov 12

‘Live Love Life’ Youth Talent Contest On Nov 12

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, is encouraging the public to support Bermuda’s young people this Sunday [November 12th] at the “Live Love Life” youth talent competition. “The event is part of the Ministry’s continuing outreach efforts to engage the community and raise awareness about the importance of addressing violence... Read more of this article

Famous To Compete For University of Georgia

Famous To Compete For University of Georgia

Sakari Famous — the island’s top junior female high jumper who has won multiple medals for Bermuda in international competitions — has committed to competing for the University of Georgia Bulldogs in the fall of 2018. Her decision comes after making official recruiting visits to universities including the University of North Carolina,... Read more of this article

New Saltus Scholarship To Honour Former Head

New Saltus Scholarship To Honour Former Head

Saltus Grammar School has honoured former Head Teacher Ted Staunton with a scholarship in his name. The new scholarship, which will be awarded in the 2018-2019 academic year, was announced at the school’s recent prize giving ceremony where Mr Staunton was guest speaker. Chairman of the school’s Board of Trustees, Gil Tucker, said: “When Ted first... Read more of this article

Free Transport For Students To See Art Exhibit

Free Transport For Students To See Art Exhibit

The Green Family have launched a new initiative that will provide free transportation for all public school students to visit Bermuda National Gallery’s [BNG] Shepard Fairey exhibition, on loan from the Green Family art collection. The exhibition, Shepard Fairey: rebel with a cause, is a collection of artwork by the contemporary street artist’s... Read more of this article

Students Take Part In Science Competition

Students Take Part In Science Competition

Dr. Carika Weldon, a 27-year-old Bermudian lecturer and researcher from DeMontfort University in the United Kingdom, is using the foundation that she has set up – Bermuda Principles – as a conduit to give back to her island home by sharing her passion for science education. Her efforts resulted in the holding of a science competition at... Read more of this article

‘Proud To Be Bermudian’ Funds To Be Dispersed

‘Proud To Be Bermudian’ Funds To Be Dispersed

‘The Bermudians’ group — who released the DVD/CD ‘Proud To Be Bermudian’ in 2011 — is partnering with the Bermuda Education Network [BEN] and Stationery Store in order to distribute funds raised to the island’s public school teachers. A spokesperson said, “On April 20, 2011 the grass-roots group “The... Read more of this article

Youth Hackathon To Be Held On December 18

Youth Hackathon To Be Held On December 18

The fourth annual Hackathon is set to take place on Monday, December 18 at 9.00am at XL Group at 1 Bermudiana Road in Hamilton, providing a free event for students aged 12 to 17-years-old. A spokesperson said, “We’re back for the fourth annual hackathon. Come and learn more about coding and how to build interactive games and apps. We will... Read more of this article

Minister Judges Bermuda College Student Debate

Minister Judges Bermuda College Student Debate

The Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain was invited to judge a student debate on the question “Should Bermuda Do Away with the Middle School System?” as part of the Bermuda College freshman English class, where students are required to research a topic and then present their findings in a debate format.Minister Rabain,... Read more of this article

Saltus To Hold SGY Open House On Nov 9

Saltus To Hold SGY Open House On Nov 9

Students and their parents are invited to attend an Open House at Saltus Grammar School to learn how the school prepares their students for university. The Saltus Graduate Years [SGY] Open House will be held on Thursday, November 9, from 4pm to 6pm and is open to all students entering their Junior and Senior Year of High School next September. Amanda... Read more of this article

Berkeley Students Attend BILTIR Lunch & Learn

Berkeley Students Attend BILTIR Lunch & Learn

Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] today [Nov 2] held its second Lunch and Learn, entitled “A Career in the Life Insurance and Reinsurance Industry”, to a group of Berkeley Institute students at the offices of Global Atlantic Re, a BILTIR member company. The programme focused on Bermuda’s thriving life insurance industry... Read more of this article