Outstanding Teacher Award 2020

News  |  January 27, 2020

A Berkeley Institute teacher was named Teacher of the Year at the weekend. Diamond Outerbridge, a finalist for the second time, told the gala ceremony: “I can’t tell you how humbling and inspiring it is to be celebrated this way.” The special education teacher added: “It’s really my belief that teaching is not just a profession —... Read more

Outstanding Teacher nominees

News  |  January 4, 2020

The finalists in a competition to find the island’s top teacher were announced yesterday. A total of ten teachers are in the running for the Outstanding Teacher Award 2020, organised by the Bermuda Education Network and picked from a field of almost 40. Becky Ausenda, the executive director of BEN, said the finalists were picked on criteri... Read more

Horizons Program Gunpowder plot

News  |  October 5, 2019

A children’s re-enactment of the historic Gunpowder Plot of 1775 has been hit this week with its own case of missing gunpowder. Now charities involved in the education field trip for primary school students have pleaded for the return of the historical props. ... Read more

Teachers respond to Wellness Retreat

News  |  August 28, 2019

Teachers have started a retreat designed to tackle youth violence and create a culture of caring.  American teacher Sally Baines, an expert in the Virtues Project and the keynote speaker at the Teacher Wellness Retreat, said on Monday: “The mission of The Virtues Project is to provide empowering strategies that inspire us to practise the... Read more

Buddy Benches – Summer Camp

News  |  August 22, 2019

Boys learnt how to apply maths in a real-life setting as they built benches for their schools during a summer camp. Children aged 9 and 10 were involved in the programme to build “buddy benches” for their schools, organised by the Bermuda Education Network and the Construction Association of Bermuda. ... Read more