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35 Students Begins Employment Programme

35 Students Begins Employment Programme

The 2024 Youth Employment Programme began with the first cohort of 35 students participating in a full-day orientation session. Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward said, “I’m happy to share that the 2024 Youth Employment Programme recently began with the first cohort of 35 students participating in a full-day orientation session. “These... Read more of this article

37 Corrections Staff Complete Leadership Course

37 Corrections Staff Complete Leadership Course

“This training programme underscores our focus on continuous professional development,” said Acting Minister of National Security Vance Campbell. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Corrections announces that 37 staff members have successfully completed a Leadership and Management training course offered in collaboration... Read more of this article

Verbal Victory Spelling Bee To Be Held

Verbal Victory Spelling Bee To Be Held

Bermuda’s new annual spelling bee competition, Verbal Victory, will be launched on May 22, 2024, at Hamilton City Hall. A spokesperson said, “There’s a buzz in the air! A new and exciting spelling bee competition awaits Bermuda’s school children. Verbal Victory – Bermuda Spelling Bee [the Bee], a new competition to be held annually... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: West End Primary Career Fair

Photos & Video: West End Primary Career Fair

West End Primary School hosted its annual school career fair, with the school saying “the purpose of this initiative is to allow our students in Primary 1 through to Primary 6 the opportunity to understand the importance of how their class subjects relate to their career aspirations.” “Additionally, this experience will expose them... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Somersfield Academy Fair

Photos & Video: Somersfield Academy Fair

Somersfield Academy hosted its annual Spring Fair on Saturday, May 18, offering a day of activities, food vendors, live performances, and entertainment for the community. Related Stories Photos, Video, 360: Somersfield Spring Fair Photos: Students Join In Anti-Violence Campaign Somersfield’s Spring... Read more of this article

Paula Cox Receives Honorary Degree At MSVU

Paula Cox Receives Honorary Degree At MSVU

Former Bermuda Premier Paula Cox spoke at the 2024 Mount Saint Vincent University convocation in Canada, where MSVU awarded her an honourary Doctor of Humane Letters. A spokesperson said, “Mount Saint Vincent University celebrated more than 675 graduates from 24 countries during its spring convocation ceremonies on May 16 and 17, 2024. “Students... Read more of this article

BUT: “Alarming Shortage Of Substitute Teachers”

BUT: “Alarming Shortage Of Substitute Teachers”

The Teachers Union said they continue to monitor the “alarming shortage of substitute teachers with great apprehension” and said “the Department of Education must make correcting this highly volatile state-of-operations their top priority.” A spokesperson said, “The Executive of the Bermuda Union of Teachers continues to... Read more of this article

Commissioner On Dalton Tucker Primary School

Commissioner On Dalton Tucker Primary School

The Commissioner of Education, Mrs. Kalmar Richards, provided an update regarding Dalton E. Tucker Primary School, which was unable to open “due to an unexpectedly high number of staff absences.” Commissioner of Education, Mrs Kalmar Richards said, “The Department of Education regrets to inform the community that Dalton E. Tucker Primary... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: APACE College Ceremony

Photos & Video: APACE College Ceremony

Following the Bermuda College graduation yesterday afternoon, another ceremony was held, with the Athora Professional and Career Education Division [APACE] holding its Annual Awards ceremony for professional and workforce development students. Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Bermuda College Graduation

Photos & Videos: Bermuda College Graduation

The Bermuda College held their graduation ceremony yesterday [May 16], with approximately 100 graduates receiving associate degrees, diplomas or certificates. The College previously announced, “Ninety-eight Bermuda College graduands will receive associate degrees, diplomas or certificates, on Thursday, May 16, under the big tent on the College’s... Read more of this article

NorthStar Launches Dementia Care Guide

NorthStar Launches Dementia Care Guide

NorthStar introduced “The Compass Guide to Dementia Care,” a free online course to support and empower family caregivers of individuals with dementia in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Navigating a diagnosis of dementia can be daunting. Caregivers often have many questions, and it can be overwhelming trying to figure out where to turn... Read more of this article

Photos: CedarBridge IGCSE Math Preparation

Photos: CedarBridge IGCSE Math Preparation

[Written by Anya Thompson] On April 27, 2024, the CedarBridge Mathematics Department, under the leadership of Instructional Leader Ms. Keshia Henry and in collaboration with community partner Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR], concluded the final session of their annual IGCSE Mathematics exam preparation classes. The program... Read more of this article

Premier Congratulates College Graduates

Premier Congratulates College Graduates

Premier David Burt congratulated the Bermuda College class of 2024. Premier David Burt said, “Congratulations to the Class of 2024! Today marks the successful culmination of your hard work, sacrifice, and diligence. You have been rewarded for the late nights of studying and sacrificing time with your family, friends, and leisure activities. Today,... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Summer Day Camps

Video: Minister On Summer Day Camps

The Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport, Sen Owen Darrell held a press conference this morning [May 16] to update the public on the Government’s Summer Day Camp Programmes. Minister Darrell said, “Good morning, Members of the Media and everyone joining us here today at Strokes in the City, Art Studio on Parliament Street. “Thank you for being... Read more of this article

Camryn Tyrrell & Owen Botelho Intern With BCB

Camryn Tyrrell & Owen Botelho Intern With BCB

This summer, the Bermuda Cricket Board will host Camryn Tyrrell and Owen Botelho as interns through the Department of Workforce Development. In providing information about herself, Ms. Tyrrell said, “I go to Barry University in Miami, Florida, and I am majoring in Television and Digital Media with a minor in Dance. “I am a creative person who enjoys... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Wins KPMG Investment Challenge

CedarBridge Wins KPMG Investment Challenge

The Ministry of Education has congratulated CedarBridge Academy students, also known as team OreoCookies, for their outstanding victory in the annual KPMG Senior School Investment Challenge. A spokesperson said, “CedarBridge soared to the top, clinching first place in the esteemed 19th Annual KPMG Challenge. This year, students participated... Read more of this article