News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Education Reform Unit (ERU) is pleased to announce the upcoming premiere of Building Bridges, a 5-week television series exploring the journey of Bermuda’s education reform journey. Scheduled to debut on Bermuda Broadcasting Company (BBC), Bermuda Tonight, ZBM News 9, the series will air from March 19th to April 19th, with broadcasts every Tuesday night at 8pm on Channel 9, and re-aired on various days and times throughout the week. Additionally, viewers can catch the series on Channel 82 and CITV.

Recognizing the ongoing need for increased awareness and engagement surrounding the transformation process, the series endeavors to foster an understanding amongst students, teachers, parents, and the broader community. Through Building Bridges, viewers can gain a more deeply informed perspective on the journey of Education Reform in Bermuda. 

“Education reform is essential for Bermuda’s success, equipping our students to thrive,” stated Minister of Education, Diallo Rabain. “This series aims to foster community awareness and support by sharing our journey so far. I’m thankful to the Education Reform Unit for highlighting our commitment to our schools and our future leaders. Together, we’re shaping a brighter future.”

Each episode of Building Bridges will address the following topics:

1. A Vision for Change

2. Signature School Preparation

3. Learning Partners

4. Teacher Empowerment

5. Celebrating Success

Lisa DeSilva, the Lead for Education Reform and the Education Reform Unit (ERU), highlights the significance of Building Bridges, stating: “By spotlighting the dedication of stakeholders and the reform journey so far through this series, we aim to inspire continued support and engagement in our ongoing efforts to enhance education in Bermuda.”

Building Bridges encourages members of the community to tune in and engage in meaningful conversations surrounding the reform of the Bermuda Public School System.  Together, we can cultivate greater awareness, understanding, and support for ongoing reform initiatives, ultimately fostering a stronger educational system for our future generations.