Two Tongans from the USP (Tonga) campus will attend the World Peace Summit in South Korea from 17-19 September 2014.
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Results for Education
New classrooms with upgraded facilities funded by Japan were handed over to two local schools in ‘Eua, Hofangafau College and Tufuvai Government Primary School last Friday,18 July.
The New Zealand Prime Minister John Key visited the Nuku’alofa Government Primary School and the Tonga Village Network Upgrade Project site at Ha’avakatolo this afternoon.
‘Amelia Fa’otusia (18), a Tongan Student studying at the University of Waikato, has been awarded the New Zealand Development Pacific Scholarship for Highest Academic Achiever in 2013.
Hundreds of rugby balls and more than a thousand pairs of rugby shorts, and other rugby kit has been donated to Tongatapu Secondary Schools and over a hundred rugby balls were given to school children in Ha’apai by a Dunedin business Leslie Rugby last week.
Twenty Tongan nurses, who are the first to be trained in Non-Communicable Diseases, graduated last week and will be on the frontline of treating NCDs, which have accounted for 74 percent of all deaths in Tonga in 2008.
Two new Vice Presidents of USP, Dr Giulio Masasso Paunga of Tonga and Dr Dilawar Grewal, were appointed by the Executive Committee of the University of the South Pacific on February 24.
Creative Tongans are realizing that they can make a livelihood from handicrafts, after receiving training in cultural tourism awareness, says Sione Loseli who ran workshops in Vava‘u last week, under a Handicrafts and Cultural Tourism Support Program.
The University of the South Pacific (USP) commenced its academic year yesterday February 17, 2014 with more than 40 nationalities represented on campus, a melting pot of cultures and peoples.
An electoral and civic education programme held in Nuku’alofa last week was aimed at boosting the institutional capacity of Tonga to undertake elections.
The Salvation Army has launched an appeal for funds to meet the educational needs of children in Tonga affected by Cyclone Ian, one of the most powerful storms on record.
Over 400 graduates from three Government Post-Secondary Education Institutes received their diplomas and certificates from Prince Tu’ipelehake on 10 December. Photos by Linny Folau.
Top students of Tonga High School and Tonga College received their awards from Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and Prince Tungi, at the annual prize giving ceremonies marking the end the school year for government secondary schools this week. Photos by Linny Folau.
The 2013 school year for primary and secondary schools in Tongatapu comes to an end this week marked with prizing giving ceremonies. Photos by Linny Folau.
The Free Wesleyan Church schools in Tongatapu except Queen Salote College held its combined Bazaar Day on September 25 attracting a crowd of shoppers who bought handicrafts and food made by students. Photos by Linny Folau
King Tupou VI of Tonga, the 20th Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific, conferred certificates, diplomas and degrees earned by 713 graduating students at the Laucala Campus, on Friday, 6 September, 2013.
A new Tongan Early Childhood Playgroup and Training Centre has opened at Mt Roskill in Auckland, and named ‘Muniao ‘o e ‘Ofa’ or Net of Love by Hon. Lupepau’u Tuita on August 1.
Tongan graduates, including over 40 students who received their Masters of Business Administration, celebrated their graduation from the University of the South Pacific Tonga Campus, today Friday, July 26, when HM King Tupou VI was installed as the 20th Chancellor of the University.
The Australian Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) NSW branch is assisting Tonga in its fight against diabetes.
Ten Tongan police officers have completed short-term professional development training and on the job attachments in New Zealand, under a Tonga Police Development Program.