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Monday 11 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Tangikina Moimoi Steen has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Education and Training for two-years, starting on November 11.
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Thursday 24 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan people are gifted with strong language learning talents, the Chinese Charge’d Affaires to Tonga noted, during a China Day event held for Chinese language students and teachers from Tonga High School and Tonga College on October 23 in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 25 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Claude Tupou, the Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Education and Training had his Contract of Employment terminated.
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Wednesday 16 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
While Ministry of Education officials are saying, unofficially, that Cabinet last week approved for the Transport Sector Public Enterprise to take over the management of the Tonga Maritime Poly-Technical Institute from the ministry, the staff of the Polytech have not been told what's going on.
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Tuesday 4 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga and China’s relationship appears to be on a high, according to speakers at a 'Welcome-back Reception' for 64 delegates from the Ministries of Education and Tonga Assets Management Association Ltd, who recently attended seminars in China with their Chinese counterparts.
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Monday 23 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Classroom furniture valued at more than NZD$100,000 was donated by the New Zealand Government to Tonga's Ministry of Education as part of it's efforts to assist recovery after Cyclone Gita.
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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Traditional dances were performed by young students from various Government Primary Schools in the Nuku'alofa district on November 22, to promote and preserve Tonga's traditional dances.
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Friday 22 September 2017

Nadi, Fiji
Addressing a way forward for early childhood education was the focus of the first Pacific Early Childhood Development Conference held on September 19-21 on Denarau Island, Nadi.
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Monday 26 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A select group of 20 young Tongan adolescents are attending a new "character-building program" this week in Nuku’alofa to help them see how they can build a stronger future for Tonga by working together. The pilot program will involve mentoring and building relationships between former rival boys schools.
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Friday 10 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A national awareness campaign, 'Read with your Child' under a Pacific Early Age Readiness and Learning program (PEARL) was launched on 31 January, by Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku'aho, who encouraged families and parents to read to their children for 10 minutes daily because reading strengthens minds and opens up opportunities. Tonga, where 35% of children are not being read to at home, is the first country in the Pacific to benefit from this program.
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Tuesday 7 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Claude Tupou is the new CEO for the Ministry of Education and Training, for a three year term.
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Wednesday 30 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ponapate Taunisila is the new Acting CEO for Education and Training starting from today, Wednesday 30 March, appointed by the Minister for Education, PM Hon ’Akilisi Pohiva.
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Friday 16 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Minister of Education, the Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, faced a crisis this week in his move to discard 12 years of development in the national examination system in order to revert to an earlier simpler method called “Raw Marks”. He told a noisy meeting at the Tonga Institute of Education at Pahu on 14 October that Tongan schools will hand out two sets of examination results at the end of the 2015 school year. Photos by Pesi Fonua and Caroline Manu.
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Friday 2 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 1500 teachers from throughout Tongatapu marked World Teachers' Day on Friday, 2 October with a theme, ‘Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies’.
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Wednesday 16 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six young students who topped the written examination in 'Eua’s soroban competition on Thursday, 10 September will represent ‘Eua Schools at the National Competition in Nuku’alofa next year.
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Friday 7 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six young students who topped the written examination in Ha'apai’s soroban competition on Thursday, 6 August in Pangai will represent Ha’apai Schools at the National Soroban Competiton in Nuku'alofa next year.
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Saturday 3 March 2012
United Nations, New York, USA
There is continuing hardship facing rural and outer island communities in Tonga, at a time when declining foreign remittances have reduced household incomes, a United Nations Commission the Status of Women, heard yesterday March 2.
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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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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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