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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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Friday 26 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Dux of Tupou College was awarded to Tofā Moe ‘Alo Taumoha’apai Moala during the all boys secondary school’s prize giving ceremony today.
Friday 19 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A soroban team from the Tongatapu eastern district (Vahe Hahake) schools won the Tonga National Soroban competition on November 16, at the 'Atele Indoor Stadium. “With soroban, the power of concentration will be strengthened,” said the Japanese Ambassador.
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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 26 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A home school trial has been set by the Ministry of Education on November 8, a public holiday in Tonga, in the event of a school closure due to COVID-19 reaching Tonga.
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.
Friday 8 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Problematic students in Tonga, including absentees, have increased alarmingly in 2021 compared to 2020, Deputy CEO Ministry of Education, Kalafitoni Latu said during his presentation at the Tonga National Symposium on Illicit Drugs on October 6. “The students that are absent from school are more likely to be vulnerable to the illicit drug problem.” Many come from broken homes and we need to pay attention to these figures, he said.
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Monday 4 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There is no Commonwealth Vocational University registered in the Kingdom of Tonga, Dr ‘Opeti Pulotu, Chief Executive Officer of Tonga’s National Qualification and Accreditation Board confirmed today, 4 October, after a newspaper in Northern India published graduation claims by an individual.
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Thursday 30 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building was commissioned on September 30 for Kolomotu'a Government Middle School, giving its young students additional space to learn.
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Friday 27 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 100 Tongan picture books printed on banana paper and 1,540 sorobans were gifted to the Ministry of Education and Training by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today, 27 August.
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Thursday 15 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new playground for Beulah Adventist Primary School was opened today in Vaini. Funded with donations and voluntary efffort, recycled materials were used to create a beautiful playground for learning.
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Monday 12 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI commissioned new twin buildings for Queen Salote College on July 10 in Nuku’alofa, as the all-girls secondary school celebrated its 95th anniversary. Photos by Peter Poulsen.
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Thursday 8 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Children in Ta’anga, ‘Eua, are enjoying their new kindergarten that was rebuilt recently with the help of volunteers from Friends of Tonga, after it was destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Gita in 2018.
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Thursday 17 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new anti-corruption course focusing on Pacific Island countries was launched virtually by the University of the South Pacific in partnership with the United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption Project (UN-PRAC) on 16 June.
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Friday 11 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A program to support home schooling will start this month with the Ministry of Education providing a variety of tools to teachers, parents, and carers of students, in the event schools close down due to the pandemic or natural disaster. In addition, 80 teacher ambassadors have been selected across Tonga to be trained in distant education using technology.
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Friday 11 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Youngsters from the Lapaha Government Middle School won the eastern district's soroban competition held on June 10, at Tatakamotonga in Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 1 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Traditional outrigger canoes are being reborn in Tonga with a new programme, led by Master Carver, Sione Tu‘ione Pulotu, teaching innovative ways to create canoes in a day, to help revive traditional fishing methods. Fifty-eight people from Ha‘apai completed a week-long training course in building the outrigger canoes and oars at MORDI Tonga headquarters, in Tongatapu, from 24-28 May.
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Monday 31 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fotua Government Primary School students won the annual Ha’apai soroban competition held last Thursday, 27 May, the first of district competitions this year.
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Friday 19 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Villages in the Hihifo district were gifted with plumbing equipment, at an official event yesterday, to help them to maintain their water supplies and to cater to their plumbing needs.
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Tuesday 23 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The groundbreaking of a new Science and Innovation Centre marked Tupou College's 155th anniversary on February 20, at Toloa. HM Queen Nanasipau'u officiated the ceremony.
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