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Monday 18 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Encouraging overseas born Tongan youth to spend some time in Tonga and to attend schools in Tonga, through a properly structured program, could help to foster stronger connections with second and third generation offspring of migrants, a new report recommends. But the report also reveals that for students having little or no preparation for a change of lifestyle, settling in to high school is very challenging and can even be dangerous.
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Thursday 10 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 120th anniversary year of Seventh Day Adventist Church education in Tonga, on 4 December, was marked with the opening of a new Home Economic Classroom at Beulah College, Vaini by the Ambassador of China to Tonga, HE Huang Huaguang.
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Wednesday 9 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 400 graduates from three Government tertiary institutes received their certificates and diplomas today, 9 December during a Combined Awards Ceremony, at Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Tuesday 8 December 2015

Suva, Fiji
USP will be welcoming one Commonwealth Scholar to the University’s Laucala campus in Fiji in 2016, to study an MSc in Climate Change. Another scholarship will be offered to start in February 2017.
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Tuesday 1 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Palu Vulase Teumohenga (18) Dux of Tonga High School for 2015 plans to continue her studies to become a doctor at Fiji School of Medicine next year.
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Friday 27 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Susitina Ta’ai (17) of Matahau was named Dux of ‘Apifo‘ou College on Friday, 27 November at the Bishop Patelesio Finau and Knight Sofele Kalala Hall, in Ma’ufanga.
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Tuesday 24 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Noa Niua (23) from Hofoa was announced the Dux of Montfort Technical Institute today, 24 November, securing his place in His Majesty’s Armed Force’s next recruitment in 2016.
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Wednesday 28 October 2015

Nadi, Fiji
The University of the South Pacific Council has appointed Mr Winston Thompson as its new Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council for three years, starting from January 2016. The meeting noted its Strategic Plan 2013-18 “sets out an ambitious path to transform USP from good to an excellent University.”
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Thursday 22 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two women were among 10 fire fighters who graduated today, 22 October, after completing two years of recruitment training at the Tonga Fire and Emergency Services Headquarter at Longolongo in Nuku’alofa. Photos by Caroline Manu Moli.
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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
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Friday 16 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Minister of Education, the Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, faced a crisis this week in his move to discard 12 years of development in the national examination system in order to revert to an earlier simpler method called “Raw Marks”. He told a noisy meeting at the Tonga Institute of Education at Pahu on 14 October that Tongan schools will hand out two sets of examination results at the end of the 2015 school year. Photos by Pesi Fonua and Caroline Manu.
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Tuesday 13 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A petition calling for the dismissal of Tonga’s Minister of Education, the Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, and the Acting Minister of Education, Hon. ‘Etuate Lavulavu, will be presented to HM King Tupou VI on Wednesday, 21 October, former Education CEO, ‘Emeli Pouvalu, announced this week, amid growing anxiety over conflicts of interest and clashes within the ministry.
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Thursday 8 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College and Japan are giving school drop-outs another chance to re-explore their talents, by upgrading Tupou College’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training facility (TVET). The building upgrade was handed over today, Wednesday 7 October from the Government of Japan.
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Wednesday 7 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 2600 Class Six students from primary schools throughout Tonga completed this year’s Tonga Secondary School Entrance Examination today Wednesday, 7 October. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Friday 2 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 1500 teachers from throughout Tongatapu marked World Teachers’ Day on Friday, 2 October with a theme, ‘Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies’.
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Wednesday 16 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six young students who topped the written examination in ‘Eua’s soroban competition on Thursday, 10 September will represent ‘Eua Schools at the National Competition in Nuku’alofa next year.
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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.
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Thursday 27 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 72 students received their certificates in specialized technical and vocational training from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) during a graduation ceremony in Nuku’alofa on Thursday, 27 August. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 20 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 600 primary school students in the central and western districts of Tongatapu are competing in a regional soroban competition that will end on 25 August in the western district, with top students to enter a national competition in 2016.
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Friday 7 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six young students who topped the written examination in Ha’apai’s soroban competition on Thursday, 6 August in Pangai will represent Ha’apai Schools at the National Soroban Competiton in Nuku’alofa next year.
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