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Thursday 26 October 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Free Wesleyan Church aimed to raise $100,000 at their annual bazaar on October 25 at the Akoteu ground, Nuku’alofa. Photos by Linny Folau
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Thursday 19 October 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Ministry of Education received $560,770 for the development of two important programs for the disabled, special needs and pre-school children, yesterday from the PRIDE project.
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Wednesday 4 October 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pupils from 113 primary schools throughout Tonga completed this year’’s High School Entrance Examination today, Wednesday October 4. Photo by Linny Folau
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Tuesday 22 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ta Kupesi, is the poetic title for a new book of research undertaken by 12 Tongan educators into various aspects of education in Tonga.
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Monday 31 July 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The construction of a new tertiary complex for the teaching of carpentry in Tonga will start tomorrow at the Tonga Institute of Science and Technology at ‘Anana in Nuku‘alofa.
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Tuesday 25 July 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Stressed by a critical teacher shortage Tonga’s Ministry of Education now wants to hire 85 new teachers to fill some of the vacancies left by the 227 staff and teachers who accepted the government’s voluntary redundancy package on June 30.
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Friday 24 March 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific, Professor Anthony Tarr said in Nuku‘alofa on Tuesday, March 21, that a plan to expand the USP Tonga Center was currently being discussed by USP and the government of Tonga.
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Tuesday 31 January 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A working board to address grievances of Tongan Government school teachers met for the first time today, just in time to head off threatened strike action by some teachers at the start of the new school term.
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Monday 23 January 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A strike threat by teachers of government schools has been postponed for a week from today.
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Wednesday 18 January 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The pass rate for all of Tonga’s senior students sitting major examinations in 2005 has remained the same as the previous year, but the results announced last week showed that while independent schools’ results have improved, the government schools’ pass rates have dropped.
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Wednesday 14 December 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Just over a half of the 3/186 primary school students who sat this year’s High School Entrance Examination passed, confirmed the Examination Unit of the Tonga Ministry of Education today.
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Thursday 8 December 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Deanne Seini Fakalolo Kiana Puloka (18) of Lotoha…’apai, made local history on Tuesday, when she became the dux of Tonga High school, Tonga’s premier high school, for the second year in a row.
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Tuesday 29 November 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A large part of the Tonga Side School was destroyed when eight classrooms were gutted by fire on Saturday November 26, including the oldest block of rooms at the school. Photos by Guido Schultz
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Monday 19 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Education Support Program (TESP), which was to be launched today September 19, has been deferred to mid-November, because of the need to meet new salary increases for civil servants.
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Friday 9 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was one happy family again at Tonga High School campus yesterday, when the 49 teachers and staff who went on strike returned to work.
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Wednesday 7 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All striking teachers returned to work this morning in Tongatapu, according to Viliami Takau, the Director of Education.
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Monday 29 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 3,000 Class Six students may not be able to enter Tongan high schools next year because while teachers are on strike, the exam papers have not been set for the High School Entrance examination, which is due in early October.
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Monday 6 June 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first three men to have completed a six months Residential Rehabilitation Program offered by Tonga’s Ironman Ministry were awarded certificates this morning, June 6, by HRH Princess Siu’ilikutapu.
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Tuesday 31 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

The New Zealand government has announced that it will contribute $NZ14 million toward the Tonga Education Support Program (TESP).

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Wednesday 6 April 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s top teenage athletics from four island groups will line up tomorrow for the national Inter …– College Sports 2005, with three days of track and field events at the Teufaiva Stadium, Nuku’alofa from April 7-9.
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