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Thursday 14 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The signing of a lease agreement for the University of the South Pacific to lease 14 acres of Tonga government land on Saturday, June 9, marked the beginning of an expansion of the operation of the USP in Tonga.
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Tuesday 12 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan graduates from the University of the South Pacific celebrated their graduation in Tonga for the first time on Saturday June 9.
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Tuesday 1 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A program to enhance the leadership quality of secondary school principals was launched in Nuku'alofa last Thursday, April 26.
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Saturday 7 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The opportunity to enroll at the Open Schooling classes of the USP Campus, Tonga "was a dream come true", for Fine Feuiaki and Mafua Kiokata, two paraplegic patients at Vaiola Hospital.
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Thursday 15 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand government's 2012 In Country Awards has granted 330 scholarships for Tongan students to study at approved tertiary institutions in Tonga during the 2012 school year.
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Tuesday 13 March 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School Ex-students Association aims to raise $1 million to mark the 65th anniversary of Tonga High School THS on July 4, by charging ex-student to put their names on their Memorial Wall.
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Monday 12 March 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The winners of the Westpac 2012 essay competition on the theme 'Which girl or woman, past or present inspires you and why' were awarded with $4600 cash prizes on Thursday, March 8.
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Sunday 11 March 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints LDS have more schools in Tonga than anywhere else in the world, the Commissioner of the LDS Church Education System, Elder Paul V. Johnson told Matangi Tonga during a one-day stop over in Tonga to attend the annual conference of Pacific Principals' of LDS church schools at Liahona on March 8.
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Friday 24 February 2012
The Japanese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Yasuo Takase commissions and aid project at St. Joseph's Business College in Nuku'alofa

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Japan has committed $80,000 pa'anga to finance three major projects at St Joseph's Business College, in Fasi, Nuku'alofa, including a new drainage system in an area that frequently experiences flooding.
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Thursday 23 February 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Minister of Education, Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki, challenged participants at a World Heritage National Capacity Building Workshop, on February 20 to become responsible for the conservation of cultural and natural heritage.
Thursday 9 February 2012
Rev. Semisi Fonua in the new library at Tailulu College

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tailulu College in Nuku'alofa opened a new library on January 30, in a renovation project that cost over $830,000 pa'anga.
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Tuesday 7 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Education will launch its new language policy for all Tongan schools at the beginning of the 2012 school year in February. Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki, the Minister of Education, said that under the new policy Tongan will be the only language to be used in all kindergarten schools, and in primary schools from Classes 1-3. An exception will be for children whose mother tongue is not Tongan. The English language will be introduced into the schools in Class 4 as a subject.
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Saturday 14 January 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first two recipients of the Tonga Health Dr Tapa Scholarship Awards were announced on January 12.
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Thursday 29 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's king is looking for funding to establish a private university in Tonga, with a focus on renewable energy and the environment.
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Thursday 15 December 2011
Auckland, New Zealand
Eleven Tongan students graduated from the Laidlaw Theological College in Auckland, New Zealand on December 10, with certificates, diplomas and degrees.
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Saturday 10 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Graduates in higher education courses received their certificates and diplomas at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall on December 8, when the keynote speaker, HE Mr Thomas Roth, noted that education was a powerful vehicle to move people and countries out of poverty.
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Tuesday 6 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine people with disability were awarded Certificates of Learning in Computer Studies from the Mango Tree Centre, in a special Graduation Dinner hosted by Digicel Tonga at the Emerald Chinese Restaurant in Nuku'alofa, on December 1.
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Friday 2 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government Secondary Schools, Tonga High School and Tonga College held their prize giving ceremonies this week, concluding the 2011 academic year for schools in Tonga.
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Tuesday 29 November 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A combined prize giving ceremony for the Free Wesleyan Church's three high schools, Tupou College, Tupou High School and Queen Salote College, was held at the Queen Salote College Hall on November 24, attended by hundreds of students and parents.
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Thursday 24 November 2011

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Awards for achievement in non-formal studies of tourism, hospitality, music, entertainment, and dance were made by the 'Unuaki 'o Tonga Royal Institute at their annual prize giving ceremony on November 19, 2011. The Director of the institute, 'Akosita Havili Lavulavu said that the motto of the 'Unuaki 'o Tonga Royal Institute UTRI, "Education for All" and its mission to "Move Tonga Forward", were being realized through the increased participation of young Tongans in non-formal education.

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