Environmental scheme to help boost reading skills launched

Horizons, News  |  October 26, 2021

Primary school pupils are to benefit from a new environmental programme designed to improve literacy skills. The Bermuda Education Network, a group set up to create specialist programmes in the public education system, has teamed up with eight other organisations to deliver the course to P2 pupils. It is an expansion of BEN’s Hori... Read more

6 Strategies to Build a Foundational Love of Reading

BEN Book Club, Kristen Scott Ndiaye  |  October 11, 2021

Raising a reader takes more than teaching how to decode and blend sounds and letters. Between ages two and five, your little one may not be reading, but you can certainly be thinking about the first steps. Learning to read starts with building a foundational love of reading, which comes from reading books that make a child light up, reading them o... Read more

The Daily Hour Interview with Becky Ausenda

News  |  September 22, 2021

Check out The Daily Hour's interview with BEN's Executive Director Becky Ausenda (starts at 32 minute mark) discussing Education in Bermuda. ... Read more

Joint effort helps pupils with science and literacy

News, Volunteer Stories  |  September 10, 2021

BEN teamed up with our friends at BUEI to provide some extra tutoring and science learning this summer. We are SUPER grateful to the team led by Julie Steele as well as our wonderful reading tutors Nancy Swart, Cheryl Symons, Rhoda Musson, Carolyn Conway, Susan Masters, Jaishelbi Johnston, and Stacey Kyme. Joint effort helps pupils with sci... Read more