Purvis Primary teacher Cidalia Soares-Chan is Outstanding Teacher of the Year

Events, News, Our Work, Outstand Teacher Awards  |  December 2, 2022

Cidalia Soares-Chan (Purvis Primary), was named as the Bermuda Education Network’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year. She is pictured with the Governor, Rena Lalgie, and Colm Singleton, head of award sponsor Allied World (Photograph by Akil Simmons) Makese Gilbert (Elliot Primary), was named as runner-up for the Bermuda Education Networ... Read more

Argh! Primary students enjoy learning from the world of pirates

Horizons, News  |  November 23, 2022

Lower primary school students have been learning the ropes from pirates as part of a charity-based educational programme. Bermuda Education Network and the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, one of the partners in its Horizons Programme, collaborated in the piracy programme to help teach literacy and other subjects through maritime topic... Read more

Accountability is key to success of education authority, says BEN

News, Our Work  |  November 15, 2022

Transparency and accountability will be crucial components of a successful Education Authority, a teacher advocacy group has said. Becky Ausenda, founder of the Bermuda Education Network, said her organisation is broadly supportive of an independent governing body for education, which the Government announced in the Throne Speech woul... Read more

Outstanding Teacher Award Finalists

Events, News, Outstand Teacher Awards  |  November 8, 2022

Makese Gilbert, Alshia Lugo, Akinyi Apopa, Cidalia Soares-Chan, Crystal Richardson, Patreece Simons, Shani Smith, Zolita Macintosh, Donika York, and Rupert Holdipp are the finalists for the 2022 Outstanding Teacher Awards. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Education Network [BEN] announced that the finalists have been chosen for the 2022 Outstand... Read more

Throne Speech outlines plans for island’s first two parish primary schools

News  |  November 5, 2022

Becky Ausenda, founder of Bermuda Education Network, said that she was cautiously optimistic about the introduction of the P7 and P8 year groups and that the education authority would be a "positive step". Francis Patton Primary School is to become one of the first of two parish primary schools next year (Google image) Purvis Primary Sch... Read more