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Wednesday 28 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for the Free Wesleyan Church’s Maamaloa Kindergarten at Vaololoa was commissioned on Tuesday September, 27.
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Wednesday 21 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Forty Tongan students received their certificates in specialized technical and vocational training from the Australia-Pacific Technical College during a graduation ceremony in Nuku’alofa on Wednesday, September 21.
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Tuesday 30 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 900 young primary school students from 49 Primary Schools in the central, western and eastern districts of Tongatapu participated in a regional soroban competition that ended on Thursday, 25 August with top students to enter a national competition in 2017.
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Thursday 25 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Another one-day meeting called by the Prime Minister this time to explain to parliamentarians and others the major changes in Tonga’s education system and in particular the reasons why Standardization Marks will be replaced by Raw Marks in Tongan schools was held this afternoon, Thursday 25 August at Kalofiama ‘o Epworth Hall. “We feel there are still doubts and concerns, and that is why this meeting was called,” the PM said.
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Wednesday 17 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Forty-three police officers received their Diplomas in General Policing, the first of this qualification to be awarded by the Tonga Police College on Tuesday, 16 August in Nuku’alofa. “The foundation of good policing is having a good relationship with the people we serve based on trust and respect,” Commissioner of Police Stephen Caldwell said at the ceremony.
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Thursday 11 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-eight scholarships for Tongan students to study at universities in China were awarded by the Chinese ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr Huang Huaguang at the Kahana Resort yesterday evening, 10 August.
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Wednesday 6 July 2016

Beijing, China
Hardworking Tongan students in China are motivating each other to succeed in their studies. During a Lotu faka-famili last week at the Tongan Embassy in Beijing, students celebrated the success of Curtis Tu’ihalangingie and Sulieti Latu, who recently completed their university degrees in China. By Finau Fonua.
Monday 27 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College collected around $1.9 million pa’anga in donations presented by ex-students during its 150th anniversary celebration held at Toloa, Tongatapu last week.
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Friday 24 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new Taufa’ahau Tupou IV Memorial Building at Tupou College, Toloa, was opened by HM King Tupou VI, yesterday June 23. The King also launched an impressive 500 pages book, titled ‘Tupou College Sesquicentenary History 1866-2016’, which tells the story of the development of education in Tonga by early Wesleyan missionaries
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Saturday 11 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for the ‘Apifo’ou College’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training facility (TVET) was commissioned on Thursday, 9 June.
Tuesday 7 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Claude Tupou is the new CEO for the Ministry of Education and Training, for a three year term.
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Monday 30 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Education System is “bad”, Tonga’s Minister of Education and Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told a gathering at the Loumaile Lodge Nuku’alofa on Thursday, 26 May.
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Monday 16 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Students at Tonga High School today, 16 May received donation of desktop computers, laptops and stationery from a Chinese delegation led by the Deputy Mayor of Dongguan, Guangdong Province in China.
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Friday 13 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Up to 30 new awards are being offered to Tongans to study in Australia and the Pacific in 2017, and students will be selected through a competitive process managed by the Australian High Commission in consultation with the Government of Tonga.
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Thursday 5 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College will celebrate its 150th Anniversary on June 17-24 with events that are expected to bring together thousands of old boys from throughout Tonga and abroad.
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Friday 22 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Michaela Mapakaitolo (18) of Tonga High School is Tonga’s nominee for a two-week study tour to Japan this year, after winning the 7th Japanese Speech Contest open-category on Friday, 22 April in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 15 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Calling the introduction of Raw Marks “a National Crisis”, Tonga’s Exams and Assessment Unit (EAU) has made three recommendations and alerted the Ministry of Education that consultations with all its divisions and stakeholders are vital.
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Monday 11 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A leaked government report on a rushed reform of Tonga’s education system in 2015 reveals confusion and concern within the Ministry and points to serious systemic failures that will take years to sort out. But the report, which apparently upset the Prime Minister, has not been officially released.
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Wednesday 30 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ponapate Taunisila is the new Acting CEO for Education and Training starting from today, Wednesday 30 March, appointed by the Minister for Education, PM Hon ’Akilisi Pohiva.
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Tuesday 22 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Elder Kim B. Clark, LDS Church Commissioner of Education, visiting Tonga from March 17-19, said the number of LDS students in the Pacific is growing and they are going to invest more in their schools in Tonga - to get better at teaching and learning. But school fighting will not be tolerated by the church and if it became the nature of a school then the church would shut it down.
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