Celebrating Hannover Re – Life & Health

Adopt-A-School  |  December 11, 2020

Making a world of difference at Northlands Primary School BEN salutes the team at Hannover Re - Life & Health for being amazing champions for Northlands primary school in Pembroke.  Their Corporate Giving has an education focus and back in 2017 we suggested that they might consider “adopting” Northlands, whose dyn... Read more

Early Literacy Book Club

News  |  November 17, 2020

An early literacy storytelling club aimed at preschoolers is in the works. Teacher advocacy group the Bermuda Education Network teamed up with its Teacher of the Year Diamond Outerbridge for the BEN Book Club which promotes the benefits of reading to toddlers. ... Read more

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