BEN announces Wellness Retreat

News  |  July 25, 2019

Alandra Swan’s idea was simple: a wellness retreat aimed at encouraging teachers in and out of the classroom. The problem was how to make it a reality. A conversation with Becky Ausenda brought the support she desired, albeit with a caveat, Ms Swan, Bermuda Education Network’s Teacher of the Year, had to lead. ... Read more

Outstanding Teacher Award 2019

News  |  February 11, 2019

The biggest challenge teachers face is convincing the public that education is a priority, the winner of an education award said at the weekend. Alandra Swan said: “Just the same way I make my students care about their community, their learning, their world — I need the community to care about them.” ... Read more

Horizons Program to Expand 2018

News  |  October 4, 2018

Pupils from two primary schools took part in out-of-class expeditions for the first time this week thanks to a charity.  Students from the P5 classes at Somerset Primary and Heron Bay Primary took part in the Horizons programme run by the Bermuda Education Network. ... Read more

Outstanding Teacher Award 2018

News  |  February 19, 2018

Sharmaine Nusum has not looked back since she stepped into a classroom for the first time. Now, the 45-year-old social studies teacher has been named Outstanding Teacher 2018 by the Bermuda Education Network. ... Read more

Partnership with Sandys Boat Club

News  |  July 28, 2017

The Bermuda Education Network [BEN] and Sandys Boat Club [SBC] announced new sailing partnership to create year-round youth sailing program in Somerset and connections with West End government primary schools. “Youth sailing is flourishing in the West End, thanks in large part to the America’s Cup effect. Sandys Boat Club [SBC] ha... Read more