You are here

Results for Tonga education

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifteen students from the Tonga Institute of Science and Technology (TIST), received scholarships from the Tonga Development Bank CEO, Leta Havea-Kami on Monday October 30.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 5 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 3,000 Class Six students from 115 primary schools throughout Tonga completed this year’s Tonga Secondary School Entrance Examination yesterday Wednesday, 4 October.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 14 March 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Repeating form four three times unable to read properly until form six in Tonga, Palatasa Havea has developed into an academic achieving a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and a PhD in food science.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 16 January 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prime Minster, Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva has relinquished his Education and Training ministerial portfolio to Hon. Penisimani Fifita from today, 16 January 2017. The PM becomes Minister of Internal Affairs in a re-assignment of portfolios that was granted by the King.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 22 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga-China Student Alumni Association was formally launched by Prince Ata on December 21 at the Kahana Restaurant in Nuku'alofa, with a dinner for Tongan alumni who studied in China.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 25 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The $46m Budget allocation of the Ministry of Education and Training, the biggest in the 2016-2017 National Budget, stirred up the most heated debate so far in this year’s parliamentary budget debate. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 6 June 2016
Niuku'alofa, Tonga
Claims about the weaknesses or failures of the old education system are not based on any research or valid evidence, rather it is based on personal perceptions. The latest change to the internal assessment again is a clear example of the ad hoc changes that are taking place where the claim against the evil of internal assessment is unfounded and not based on any valid evidence. - Dr. Visesio Pongi
Tuesday 31 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga, rated as one of the highest smoking countries in the world, where 46% of men and 13% of women smoke - and half are expected to die from it, has launched an intensive anti smoking campaign today.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 21 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Confusion over the credibility of final examination marks for Tonga’s Form 5, 6, and 7 students at the end of 2015 school year is a matter of great concern for Tonga. After receiving their end of the year school examination results, Tonga's Form 5, 6 and 7 students are facing the difficulties that their marks are not recognized by some higher education institutions in Tonga and overseas. By Pesi Fonua
2 comments
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 22 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government’s foreign relations, its education system and its stance on the rule of law are issues that have suddenly confronted the public with mass confusion during the past few days. The authorities must now clarify where we stand or risk further loss of credibility. Editor’s Comment by Pesi Fonua
3 comments
Tuesday 20 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A letter of petition signed by over 900 people - calling on King Tupou VI to revoke the appointment of Tonga’s Minister of Education, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, was submitted to the King at the Palace Office this morning, Tuesday 20 October 2015. Photos by Caroline Manu Moli
3 comments
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 14 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
“Raise a hand for hygiene,” is this year's theme for Global Handwashing Day, marked annually worldwide on October 15 to motivate and mobilise people to wash their hands with soap to keep communities healthy. In Tonga, more than 300 young students at Kolomotu'a Government Primary School are leading the way as hygiene champions. Photos by Linny Folau
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 14 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s ‘Atenisi University celebrated its 40th anniversary 1975-2015 at its graduation ceremony held on Friday September 11, where it also farewelled three graduates who will take up scholarships in universities in Europe, Japan and USA.
Node is premium Premium content