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Ministry: List Of Repair Work At Public Schools

Ministry: List Of Repair Work At Public Schools

As identified in the school reorganization [SCORE] Report, the Minister of Education, Cole Simons has today [June 1] released an update on all facility repair work carried out at the public primary schools. The report released in February 2016, included a detailed review of school facilities at the eighteen primary public schools. Minister Simons said,... Read more of this article

Education Minister: No Schools Will Be Closed

Education Minister: No Schools Will Be Closed

[Updated with video] “I believe that the priority is not to close schools at this time, but changes are needed in order to provide a better service for our children,” Minister of Education Wayne Scott said today, with the Minister confirming that no schools will be closed. This follows after the SCORE report said that closing Gilbert Institute,... Read more of this article

School Reorganisation Consultation Deadline

School Reorganisation Consultation Deadline

The Ministry of Education said they wish to remind parents, educators and other community members, that the deadline for the receipt of consultation submissions on school reorganisation is this Friday April 1st, 2016. “To date, the Ministry has received over 50 formal responses to the consultation, from students, parents, PTAs, primary school... Read more of this article

School Reorganisation Consultation Extended

School Reorganisation Consultation Extended

The Minister of Education Wayne Scott has extended the school reorganisation consultation until 1 April, 2016. “The Ministry of Education has received many responses from parents, educators, and members of the community. The Minister also received requests from stakeholders to extend the period within which submissions can be made,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Education Meeting In St David’s

Photos & Videos: Education Meeting In St David’s

[Updated] The meeting on the SCORE education report being held this evening, at Clearwater Middle School started off with a group marching to the venue singing “we shall not be moved,” and the meeting is now underway, with the Minister addressing the attendees.Minister of Education Wayne Scott recently said that closing Gilbert Institute,... Read more of this article

Heron Bay Primary Students: “Save Our School”

Heron Bay Primary Students: “Save Our School”

Students at Heron Bay showed support for their school today, displaying signs saying “Save our school” and “No to school closings,” making their voices heard following the release of the SCORE report.Minister of Education Wayne Scott recently said that closing Gilbert Institute, Prospect Primary School, St. David’s Primary School and... Read more of this article

New Dates For School Reorganisation Meetings

New Dates For School Reorganisation Meetings

The Ministry of Education has amended the dates/locations for the upcoming consultation meetings on the issue of school reorganisation recently detailed in the SCORE report. “All stakeholders, including parents, educators and community members are invited to attend to learn more about the SCORE Report and share their consultation views,”... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: Meeting On SCORE Report

Live Video Replay: Meeting On SCORE Report

[Updated] There is a meeting underway at St. David’s Primary School this evening [Feb 15], with people asked to “come together as a community and take a stance against the Ministry of Education’s consideration to close our school.” This follows after Minister of Education Wayne Scott said that closing Gilbert Institute, Prospect... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Wayne Scott On SCORE Report

Video: Minister Wayne Scott On SCORE Report

Saying they will be “looking at everything,” Education Minister Wayne Scott urged people to submit their views on our education system as the Ministry continues their consultation process following the release of the school reorganization [SCORE] report. The Minister previously said that closing Gilbert Institute, Prospect Primary School,... Read more of this article

“Improve The Quality Of The Student Experience”

“Improve The Quality Of The Student Experience”

“As advocates for the children that we are so privileged to teach, we stand willing as always to assist in making this system the envy of the world,” the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] said today, adding that “although much of this report’s findings seem dire, we view this as a prime opportunity to improve the quality of the... Read more of this article

School Reorganisation Consultation Meetings

School Reorganisation Consultation Meetings

[Updated] The Minister of Education Wayne Scott will hold three consultation meetings on the issue of school reorganisation, and the Ministry said “all stakeholders, including parents, educators and community members are invited to attend to learn more about the SCORE Report and share their consultation views.” The meetings will take place... Read more of this article

Meeting To Be Held At St. David’s Primary School

Meeting To Be Held At St. David’s Primary School

There is a meeting scheduled for this Monday at St. David’s Primary Assembly Hall, with people asked to “come together as a community and take a stance against the Ministry of Education’s consideration to close our school.” This follows after Minister of Education Wayne Scott said that closing Gilbert Institute, Prospect Primary... Read more of this article

Foggo Responds To Education Announcement

Foggo Responds To Education Announcement

The announcement of “potential school closures“ was “foolhardy, reckless and irresponsible,” said Shadow Minister of Education & Training Lovitta Foggo, adding that the announcement has caused “anxiety and stress” for parents, principals and teachers alike.Ms Foggo said, “The announcement on Monday of... Read more of this article