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Thursday 30 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A soroban team from ‘Eua Primary Schools has won the 2017 Tonga National Soroban Competition held today, March 30 at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
Thursday 30 March 2017

Suva, Fiji
High academic achiever Mrs Petina Ulakai Vi was awarded three gold medals at the University of the South Pacific (USP) special awards ceremony last night.
Monday 20 March 2017

Suva, Fiji
Three Tongan students were recognised as high achievers among the Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships students at the University of the South Pacific in Suva this month.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sivoki Fonua and Sandy Tu’ipulotu are the lucky recipients of Japan’s MEXT Scholarship for 2017 and were congratulated at a dinner with Ambassador of Japan to Tonga, HE Mr Yukio Numata, who offered them advice on living and studying in Japan.
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Wednesday 15 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first copy of a new Tongan translation, 'Ko 'Ulukälala ‘i Feletoa, ko e Talanoa ‘a Toki Ukamea', (The Story of Fïnau ‘Ulukälala: Told by Iron Axe) was presented to Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku’aho, Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia on 10 February in Canberra.
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Friday 10 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A national awareness campaign, 'Read with your Child' under a Pacific Early Age Readiness and Learning program (PEARL) was launched on 31 January, by Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku'aho, who encouraged families and parents to read to their children for 10 minutes daily because reading strengthens minds and opens up opportunities. Tonga, where 35% of children are not being read to at home, is the first country in the Pacific to benefit from this program.
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Thursday 26 January 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Scholarships worth around $6688 pa'anga were awarded by Spare Parts Zone Tonga Ltd & Autosaver on 24 January, to seven students to cover their tuition and school essentials at various secondary schools in Tongatapu.
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Friday 20 January 2017

Suva, Fiji
New full-time undergraduate degree students studying at the University of the South Pacific starting from this year, will each receive a new tablet computer as the University embraces a new mobile platform for learning.
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Thursday 12 January 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty Science Scholarships for Tongan students were awarded by the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni yesterday, 10 January at the Kahana Lagoon Resort.
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Friday 16 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With 16 road deaths recorded in Tonga so far this year, a Road Safety Campaign was launched by Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala on 13 December aimed to reduce road accidents and deaths.
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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.

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