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Wednesday 21 February 2018

Suva, Fiji
Around 14,000 Tongan students will be able to return to school soon with new emergency education supplies provided by UNICEF in partnership with the NZ Defence Force, after Cyclone Gita damaged around 129 classrooms in 83 primary and secondary schools in southern Tonga last week.
Tuesday 6 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seventeen teachers working in vocational education in Tonga completed an Australian recognized Certificate IV in Training and Assessment course on Friday, February 2.
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Friday 26 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three years after Tonga’s Ministry of Education reformed Tonga’s examination marking system, and replaced its Standardized Marks System with a "National Raw Marks - Outcome Based System" there is still confusion and reaction against the new system in Tonga. Parents are complaining to their Members of Parliament that school certificates issued in Tonga are not recognised by higher education institutions overseas.
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Friday 26 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-six Tongan students have been awarded tertiary scholarships to study in New Zealand and Fiji starting this year, funded by the New Zealand Government through its Aid programme. New Zealand universities have accepted 21 scholars, while Fiji’s University of the South Pacific has accepted six.
Wednesday 6 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 200 graduates from two Government tertiary institutes received their certificates and diplomas from HM Queen Nanasipau'u on December 6 during a Combined Awards Ceremony, at Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Friday 1 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Maletino Mafi Jr (17) was awarded Dux of Tonga High School with Malia Susana Tonga (16) Dux of 'Apifo'ou College, during its annual prize-giving ceremonies on Friday, December 1.
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Wednesday 15 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Atenisi Institute celebrated its 50th year in Tongan education 1966-2016 with acknowledgements made during its special graduation ceremony on October 28, held at the Scenic Hotel, Fua'amotu, Tongatapu.
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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.
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Friday 27 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
World Maritime Day was marked in Tonga today with a campaign for safety at sea. Ships and boats cruised on the Nuku’alofa waterfront urginf maritime stakeholders to be well-prepared, ready and safe at sea.
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Wednesday 25 October 2017

Beijing, China
A leading University in China, the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), last week officially launched a Tongan Language Program, the first of its kind to be offered by an education provider in China.
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Monday 23 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for GPS Havelu/Tofoa was officially opened by the Japanese Ambassador, HE Mr Yukio Numata, at handover ceremony on Tuesday 17 October 2017. Mr Numata this month completes two and a half years as Ambassador of Japan in Tonga.
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Wednesday 18 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Boat owners and operators in Vava’u, Ha’apai, and ‘Eua, are being urged to better equip themselves and their boats before heading out to sea, as part of a Tongan outreach Maritime Safety Campaign called "Be Ready, Be Safe."
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Friday 6 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Teachers from throughout Tongatapu marked World Teachers' Day on Friday, October 6 with a theme, Teaching in freedom, empowering teachers.
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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.
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Wednesday 4 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for Tonga College Technical Course was handed over on October 3 from the Government of Japan.
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Friday 29 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-day refresher course for seafarers for safety on ships started this week held by the Tonga Maritime Polytechnic Institute (TMPI) at its waterfront facility in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty teachers and trainers working in vocational education in Tonga are undergoing an Australian recognized Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, launched on September 25.
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Tuesday 26 September 2017

South Dakota, USA
An online course to learn the Tongan language, has been developed by Joshua Tanner, a former LDS missionary to Tonga. The course is for anyone interested in learning the language, especially Tongans living overseas who don't speak the language, and he's made it available for a token enrolment fee that never expires.
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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
32 Tongan students received their certificates in specialized technical and vocational training from the Australia-Pacific Technical College during its graduation which also marked its 10th anniversary, in Nuku’alofa on Wednesday, September 20.
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Thursday 14 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 143 government primary school students at Kolonga on Tongatapu were happy to receive school materials, reading books, sports gear donated by visiting students from Kohia Terrace School in Auckland. The visiting New Zealand students included Talia Vea and Lipoi Tupou.
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