An Interview with U.S. Consul General of Bermuda, Karen Grissette

BEN Book Club, Kristen Scott Ndiaye, Volunteer Stories  |  March 2, 2022

BEN recently caught up with Karen Grissette, United States Consul General to Bermuda, BEN supporter and avid reader. Read on to learn more about her 20-year plus global career, her childhood memories of reading, and her thoughts on the transformational power of reading in the lives of Bermudians.  Tell us a bit about where you’ve been?&n... Read more

5 Tips for Teaching Native American Culture

BEN Book Club, Kristen Scott Ndiaye  |  January 21, 2022

With all the difficult conversations that have come up in race and culture, Native American history and experience falls into a category that will make you tread lightly. However, if you do your research, your child, children, or students will get to know many of the richest cultures out there. Here are five tips to help you teach Native American ... Read more

Premier & Minister Congratulate Dean Foggo

News, Outstand Teacher Awards  |  October 23, 2021

Premier David Burt and Minister of Education Diallo Rabain congratulated Dean Foggo for winning the Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Congratulations to former PLP MP Dean Foggo for winning the Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Thank you to ... Read more

Dean Foggo named Teacher of the Year in BEN awards

News, Outstand Teacher Awards  |  October 22, 2021

A deputy principal known as the “heartbeat” of Clearwater Middle School was today revealed as the winner of Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Dean Foggo, a business studies teacher and deputy principal at the school, was named Teacher of the Year in the awards which this year considered the resilien... Read more

Ten of the best vie for 2021’s Outstanding Teacher Award

News, Outstand Teacher Awards  |  October 21, 2021

A total of ten teachers are up for the Outstanding Teacher Award organised by the Bermuda Education Network. They were nominated by colleagues and parents and pupils and teachers were asked to help the judges decide. All the finalists will receive a cash prize and the winner will also be given a grant for a school project of their choice... Read more