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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.
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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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
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Thursday 17 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Soroban student, Sandy Falemaka from ‘Ohonua has won a trip to Japan after winning the written category in Class 5, while her team from ‘Eua Government Primary Schools won the sixth Tonga National Soroban Competition on 17 March, in Nuku’alofa. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is leading the way in business leadership training for women. Fifteen professional women in Tonga completed a “Women’s Business Leadership Program” conducted by the Asian Development Bank, and were presented with certificates on Wednesday, 2 March at Davina House.
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Friday 19 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A proposed new university for Tonga’s capital - reportedly inaugurated by Prime Minister, ‘Akilisi Pohiva in February, has not been properly assessed and accredited.
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Wednesday 17 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for Angaha Government Primary School in ‘Eua renovated by the Government of Japan, was commissioned on 12 February.
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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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