Trail Blazers In Education

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How well do you know the history of the Bermuda Union of Teachers (BUT) and some of the people who blazed a trail for others to follow? Click the Start Quiz button at the bottom of this window to get started.


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  • 1. 
    It has been said that the Bermudian Union of Teachers (BUT) was born at the grave site of what famous headmistress?
    • A. 

      Miss Adele Tucker

    • B. 

      Miss Rosa Butterfield

    • C. 

      Mr. Rufus Stovell

    • D. 

      Mrs. Rosalind Robinson

    • E. 

      Matilda Crawford

  • 2. 
    In 1948, a trade union of white teachers was formed.  What was the name of that union?
    • A. 

      Teachers Union of Bermuda (TUB)

    • B. 

      Bermuda Teachers Association (BTA)

    • C. 

      Teachers Association of Bermuda (TAB)

    • D. 

      Bermuda Association of Teachers (BAT)

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which school was the first purposefully built desegregated high school in Bermuda?
    • A. 

      The Berkeley Insitute

    • B. 

      The Bermuda Technical Institute

    • C. 

      Tills Hill School

    • D. 

      Howard Academy

    • E. 

      Warwick Academy

  • 4. 
    Which of the following persons is not considered a founding member of the Bermuda Union of Teachers?
    • A. 

      Rufus Stovell

    • B. 

      Matilda Crawford

    • C. 

      Glenn Fubler

    • D. 

      Edith Crawford

    • E. 

      Adele Tucker

  • 5. 
    Who was appointed the first president of the BUT?
    • A. 

      Rufus Stovell

    • B. 

      Rev. Richard Tobbitt

    • C. 

      Neville Tatem

    • D. 

      Edith Crawford

    • E. 

      Dr. Eva Hodgson

  • 6. 
    What was the JUSC?
    • A. 

      Joint Union Select Committee

    • B. 

      Joint Union Salaries Committee

    • C. 

      Joint Union Suffrage Commission

    • D. 

      Joint Union Schools Committee

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    This former educator played a significant role in the amalgamation of the TAB and the BUT.  Who was this educator
    • A. 

      Dr. Joseph Christopher

    • B. 

      Colin Benbow

    • C. 

      Khalid Abdul Wasi

    • D. 

      Mr. Alma Hunt

    • E. 

      Rufus Stovell

  • 8. 
    Who was the first president of the ABUT?
    • A. 

      Dr. Kenneth Robinson

    • B. 

      Dr. Joseph Christopher

    • C. 

      Dr. Eva Hodgson

    • D. 

      Mr. Neville Tatem

    • E. 

      Mr. Winton Williams