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Wednesday 16 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It took 21 months of navigating through COVID-19 challenges for ‘Atenisi Institute 2020 dux graduate, ‘Okusitino Tae of Kolonga, to get a student visa to begin studying in the US this year. Navigating COVID restrictions, saw him stuck in Tonga, New Zealand and Fiji, before he could finally board a flight for the US.By Eleanor Gee
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Thursday 10 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There will be no more national examinations for Form 5 students in Tonga starting from this year, confirmed Prime Minister Hon H’uakavameiliku (Siaosi Sovaleni) at a press conference yesterday, 9 March.
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Friday 28 January 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 95 children and youths, among the families evacuated from ‘Atata Island after the tsunamis destroyed their homes on Saturday Jan. 15, are currently staying at a Church Hall in Kolomotu'a, Nuku'alofa and also at a Hofoa evacuation station, where the Talitha Project is actively supporting their recovery from trauma. By Eleanor Gee.
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Monday 29 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongans who studied online to complete a Master’s Degree in Disaster Management, under a Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) program, received their certificates on November 24. Mafoa Penisoni focused on Seismology and Tevita ‘Aho focused on Flood Disaster.
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Thursday 11 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A day after Tongatapu's one-week lockdown was lifted on Monday night, November 2, over 3,900 senior students began sitting their National Examinations throughout Tonga.
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Tuesday 9 November 2021

Suva, Fiji
The Premier of Niue, Hon. Dalton Emani Makamau Tagelagi was installed as the new Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific (USP) this week.
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Friday 8 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Teachers from throughout Tongatapu today marked World Teachers' Day with a special program that started with a colouful parade in the Central Business District of Nuku'alofa.
Tuesday 14 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding was taught to students at GPS Hofoa today who made folded shapes of a helmet, a heart and a balloon. Origami encourages students to concentrate and focus, said Tamada Iku, cultural and education officer at the Embassy of Japan in Tonga.
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Tuesday 17 August 2021

Suva, Fiji
The University of the South Pacific is planning to hold their annual open week virtually this year due to COVID-19, from 30 August to 3 September.
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Wednesday 23 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Skills is raising awareness about people with disability and showing how inclusive programmes can impact their lives and improve livelihoods. Their stories were published in a booklet called ‘Stories of Change for Inclusive Economic Growth’ launched in Nuku'alofa on June 21.
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Tuesday 8 June 2021

Christchurch, New Zealand
Former Tonga High School teacher, Siale Faitotonu, has been awarded the prestigious New Zealand Order of Merit for more than 30 years of service to Pacific education.
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Tuesday 18 May 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
Students in the Pacific (including Tonga) selected under New Zealand’s scholarship program in 2019, 2020, and 2021 may be able to start studying in New Zealand in 2022.
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Thursday 25 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Minister of Health said she was shocked by a report on adolescent unplanned pregnancy in Tonga, launched today, “because I did not know that young girls can take their own lives because they find out they are pregnant. ...We cannot continue that into the future!” The country report presented recommendations for long-term changes that need to happen.
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Thursday 11 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new 15-year policy framework for Tonga education will be formulated under a joint Tonga-New Zealand project, launched this morning in Nuku'alofa. It aims to build an education sector that has more impact, and to put Tonga in a better position to attract development partner investment and support.
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Friday 29 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lisala Lavemai (28) of Vaini was awarded the Baton of Honour during a graduation ceremony for Tonga Police Recruit Wing 48 on January 28, at the Police Headquarters.
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Thursday 10 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 300 graduates from two Government Tertiary Institutes received their certificates and diplomas on December 10, during a Combined Awards Ceremony.
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Thursday 19 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 200 students received certificates in a combined graduation ceremony for the Tonga Maritime Polytechnical Institute and Tonga Institute of Science and Technology, on November 19.
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Monday 16 November 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Over 100 Early Childhood Education graduates from the Pacific community, mostly Tongans, received their certificates from an Auckland education provider on November 12.
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Tuesday 29 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency at household level are being taught to communities in Vava'u this week, under a special training programme supported by Tonga Trust and the European Union.
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Tuesday 21 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sustainable energy courses will be offered in the first semester of 2021 to support Tonga’s ambitious targets in achieving 70% renewable energy by 2030.
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