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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Seventh Form students sat New Zealand’s University Entrance and Bursary Examinations for the last time this year. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Friday 19 December 2003
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
The hundreds of Tongan school leavers who finish Form 5 every year with no prospects or getting a job, will in 2004 be given the chance to continue with their studies and learn a skill. Starting in February, the newly established 'Unuaki 'o Tonga Royal Institute (UTRI) will offer Form 5 level English graduates the opportunity to either study Foundation Level, Form 7, or to take a technical course at the Institute.
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Reconstruction of Tonga High School started on October 9, three years after a fire destroyed over $3 million pa'’anga worth of classrooms and equipment at the kingdom's leading secondary school. - Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3
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Sunday 30 March 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Margaret Durham from the New South Wales Department of Education and Training, Australia, ran a two-day workshop on Ethics in Business in Nuku’alofa from February 19-20. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 1, March 2003.
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Sunday 30 March 2003
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s newest technical training institute, the Vocational and Technical Institute of Tonga opened its doors for classes on Monday March 10. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 1, March 2003.
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Sunday 30 March 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Do you want to know why 33 young people were chatting, smiling and laughing at the New Zealand High Commissioner’s residence on the evening of March 7? From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 1, March 2003.
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Saturday 30 November 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The Ocean of Light International School will move to a newly built complex on the western outskirts of Nuku‘alofa next year. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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Saturday 30 November 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Students who had better marks than they expected in their final exams this year, may have one visitor to thank, and that is Jim Peters, a New Zealand educator who was in Tonga in September to hold teacher workshops on “enabling students to study more efficiently.” From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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Friday 30 August 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Giving children freedom to create, play, make friends and learn while having fun in a specially prepared environment is what ‘Alisi Fifita (26) offers at her new pre-school in Nuku‘alofa. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 2, August 2002.
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Thursday 30 May 2002

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
On-line training has been introduced to the Short Term Training Program of the Prime Miniser’s Office. The on-line training, in affiliation with the Illawarra Institute of New South Wales, Australia, was officially launched by the Prime Minister HRH Prince ‘Ulukalala Lavka Ata at the end of April at the Distance Education and Communication Center, Pahu. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 1, May 2002.
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Tuesday 25 September 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Exactly a year following a fire which destroyed their school the 1060 students of the Tonga High School moved into new temporary class rooms on October 1. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 2, September 2001.
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Saturday 30 June 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
While finding Tongan computer teachers is a problem for most Tongan Secondary Schools offering a computer studies program, Queen Salote College had its prayers answered when Pulu ‘Anau turned up at the school in early 1999, looking for a job. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 1, June 2001.
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Saturday 30 June 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tau‘olunga Computer, you mean a computer that can dance that popular Tongan solo female dance? Not quite, but Tau‘olunga Computer is the main retailer of Apple computers in Tonga and it also offers computer classes that are giving young school-leavers their first steps in computer use. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 1, June 2001.
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Saturday 30 June 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
A five-day workshop on Human Rights and Good Governance for the Youth of Tonga will be held at the Tonga National Council of Churches Centre, Nuku‘alofa, June 18-22. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 1, June 2001.
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Saturday 30 June 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
A computer studies program was first introduced to Tonga by the Tonga Defence Service during the early 1980s under a strategic plan to fight Tonga’s arch enemy, unemployment and an unskilled work force. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 1, June 2001.
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Tuesday 30 January 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Ministry of Education is still unsure how much they will need to rebuild Tonga High School, which was destroyed by fire last year, according to the Deputy Director of Education, Viliami Takau. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 15, no. 4, January 2001.
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Tuesday 30 January 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
FROM OUR ARCHIVES 2001: Name two institutions where Tongan households invest most of their money, and the answer, without a doubt, is the church and the schools. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 15, no. 4, January 2001.
Thursday 1 July 1999

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Royal School of Science launched in March 1998 is running at full capacity with 85 students. Captain Va‘inga Tone said, "there is a tight program, each student requires two hours on-line every day, and more people are ussing the on-line services for research." From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 3, July 1999.
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Saturday 27 February 1999

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Iosefa Maiava, the Deputy Secretary General of the Forum Secretariat visited Tonga during the first week of February to talk with local officials and to hold post Forum consultation meetings before the next Forum meeting to be held in Palau at the end of September and early October. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 1, January 1999.
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