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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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Monday 7 March 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Ministry of Education does not recognise the degree held by Parliamentary candidate ‘Etuate Lavulavu, and has today warned the public to beware of “bogus” degrees offered by unrecognised institutions.
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Wednesday 2 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Today is the beginning of the 2005 school year for all the Tongan Government’s primary schools, high schools and tertiary institutions.
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Monday 24 January 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Hon. Dr Tevita Hala Palefau (47), today took up his post as Tonga’s new Minister of Education.
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Friday 3 December 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 407 students from three Tonga Government Tertiary Institutes were awarded Certificates and Diplomas on Wednesday, November 1, by HM Queen Halaevalu Mata’aho.
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Monday 29 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty-Seven girls graduated last Friday evening, November 26 from the Saint Joseph Business College. During the Graduation Ceremony at the Patelesio and Sir Sofele Kakala Hall, ‘Apifo’ou, Ma’ufanga the 57 graduates were awarded with certificates in Computer and Secretarial Studies by the guest of honour, Bishop Soane Lilo Foliaki.
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Tuesday 23 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The German Ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr Eric Riedler, presented a gift of 800 copies of the new book Songs and Poems of Queen Salote to principals of all schools in Tongatapu on November 22, during a function hosted by the German Consulate at the Queen Salote College Hall .
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Monday 15 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s ‘Atenisi University prides itself on being different, and for this year’s graduation, on Friday November 12, it was a rare occasion for a brother and a sister to become the dudes.
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Tuesday 19 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After four years of studying in temporary classrooms, Tonga High School students will return to their home on 8 March, 2005.
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