Hashtag: #Education

Video: Minister Rabain & Minister Furbert

Video: Minister Rabain & Minister Furbert

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain and Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert are holding a joint post-budget press conference this morning [March 3]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 24-minute replay is belowUpdate 1.48pm:... Read more of this article

Education Ministry Video Series: Todd Fox

Education Ministry Video Series: Todd Fox

“Education Reform in Bermuda is vital as we look to provide students with the knowledge, tools and skills required to lead our country towards a better future,” said Todd Fox, Principal of Francis Patton Primary School. Speaking as both an educator and parent of children in the public school system, Mr Fox said the Island’s education system has... Read more of this article

Students Shine At International Conference

Students Shine At International Conference

Clarendon Wallace, The British School of Etiquette Bermuda affiliate held its first International Etiquette Conference: Mindset and Manners Session from 15th to 18th February 2021. Students from Gibraltar, Switzerland, USA and Bermuda met online to participate in the interactive, bespoke Etiquette sessions. The students ranging in age from 13-18 years,... Read more of this article

Kaelyn Fleming: Black History Month Essay

Kaelyn Fleming: Black History Month Essay

[Written by Berkeley Institute student Kaelyn Fleming, who received an honourable mention in the Conyers Black History Month Essay Competition] Dr. Claudette Fleming has been an advocate for seniors for 20 years. She started working at Age concern in July of 2006, working at a cubical as a lone employee. Now, she has a well-developed team of employees... Read more of this article

McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett: Black History Essay

McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett: Black History Essay

[Written by Warwick Academy student McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett, the second place winner of the Conyers Black History Month Essay Competition] The Cambridge English Dictionary defines a heroine as a woman who is admired for having done something very brave or having achieved something great. When I think of a black heroine of Bermuda’s legal system, Dame... Read more of this article

Razeeyah Robinson: Black History Month Essay

Razeeyah Robinson: Black History Month Essay

[Written by Whitney Institute Middle School student Razeeyah Robinson, the winner of the Conyers Black History Month Essay Competition] In honor of Black History Month, the contribution of this fascinating hero to the Bermuda legal system has been echoed over the years during his life and after. Julian Ernest Sinclair Phillips Hall was known to be young,... Read more of this article

Conyers Black History Essay Contest Winners

Conyers Black History Essay Contest Winners

Conyers announced the winners of the Black History Month Essay Competition, with Razeeyah Robinson winning first place, McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett winning second place, and Kaelyn Fleming receiving an honourable mention. A spokesperson said, “Conyers is pleased to announce the three prize recipients for the firm’s Black History Month Essay Competition:First... Read more of this article

Scholarship Application Guidance Session

Scholarship Application Guidance Session

In collaboration with Bermuda Scholarships, the Ministry of Education and the Department of Workforce Development will hold a virtual guidance session on Thursday [Feb 25] from 4.00pm to 5.30pm. A Government spokesperson said, “In collaboration with Bermuda Scholarships, the Ministry of Education and the Department of Workforce Development will hold... Read more of this article

BHS Finds Asbestos In Some Ceiling Tiles

BHS Finds Asbestos In Some Ceiling Tiles

Bermuda High School has “announced to staff and parents that ceiling tiles that have been in place for many decades in ten rooms in the Primary Department have been identified as containing 5-12% asbestos.” A spokesperson said, “The discovery was made when preparing work for an air-conditioning upgrade. Work was immediately suspended... Read more of this article

Education Ministry Video Series: Linda Holdipp

Education Ministry Video Series: Linda Holdipp

“Educational reform is important because school should be a place where students are really excited to come to,” said Acting Principal, Linda Holdipp, who spoke during part of a video series launched last week by the Ministry of Education. Entitled ‘Stakeholder Stories’ – the series features short two to three-minute video interviews with... Read more of this article

St David’s Students Spread Morning Cheer

St David’s Students Spread Morning Cheer

[Written by Don Burgess] Motorists passing through the roundabout connecting St David’s and St George’s received a bit of cheer this morning [Feb 22. Students from St David’s Primary School were holding up various signs of encouragement to start their Random Acts of Kindness Week. Deputy principal Andrea Isaac told Bernews, “We wanted to start... Read more of this article

Workshop For Middle School Science Teachers

Workshop For Middle School Science Teachers

A two-day teacher professional development workshop for middle school science teachers was held on 8th and 9th February. Sponsored by the Ministry of Education, the workshop was facilitated by Dr. Stephanie Toro of Academic Independence Coaching, assisted by Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] staff and materials from the BZS GASS programmes. Professional... Read more of this article

Saltus Launches Alumni Career Webinar Series

Saltus Launches Alumni Career Webinar Series

Saltus Grammar School has launched a three-part virtual alumni workshop, called the ‘Saltus Alumni Career Webinar’ series, with the next event to be held on Tuesday [Feb 23]. A spokesperson said, “On Tuesday, 16th February 2021, the Department of Advancement at Saltus launched a three-part virtual alumni workshop, called the ‘Saltus Alumni... Read more of this article