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Thursday 2 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty-eight students in vocational and tertiary training will receive scholarships worth more than $30,000 pa'anga for their tuition fees this year, from the Tonga Development Bank.
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Thursday 2 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Aunofo Havea, a well known Tongan seafarer, was awarded a certificate under the Standards of Training and Certification for Watchkeeping and Seafarers STCW by Eric R. Dawick, the president of the Northeast Maritime Institute, Fairhaven, Massachusetts on 26 July. She is a licenced master of vessel of less than 500 cross tons.
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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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Friday 20 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six young students who topped the written examination in 'Eua’s soroban competition on July 19 will represent ‘Eua Schools at the National Competition in Nuku’alofa in March next year.
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Thursday 28 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifteen computers, worth around $12,000 pa'anga, were donated to Tonga High School from Bank South Pacific on June 15. The school has been teaching computer studies to 527 students with only 27 computers.
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Wednesday 27 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New classrooms will be constructed for Malia Tupu ‘i Makulata Primary School which was damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita, with USD$89,178 assistance from the Government of Japan. A building consisting of two classrooms and a bathroom facility will be constructed within six-months for around 170 students at the compound in Ma’ufanga.
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Friday 22 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of students from Menlo-Atherton High School in California donated school supplies and painted classrooms at Talafo'ou Government Middle School during a 12-day visit to Tongatapu.
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Friday 22 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New computer programmes, including a braille docking station worth over $12,000, will help visually impaired students with their studies at Tupou Tertiary Institute (TTI) in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 28 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fugalaau Mafi (18) of Tonga High School is Tonga’s nominee for a two-week study tour to Japan this year, after winning the 9th Japanese Speech Contest open-category on May 25 at Tanoa Hotel.
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Friday 25 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three-months after severe Tropical Cyclone Gita badly damaged schools on Tongatapu and 'Eua, a relief grant of $3.4 million pa’anga was handed out today by the Tongan Government to non-government schools to help repair the damage.
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Friday 18 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The global Red Cross movement has many stories to tell in its important work across a wide spectrum of community activities, and not only in responding to emergencies. Tonga Red Cross are involved in many areas including working with people with disabilities, climate change awareness, health initiatives, and community development.
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Friday 11 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A classroom building for Takuilau College is being constructed with a USD$84,331 Japanese grant at Lapaha, after the old building was severely damaged by Tropical Gita in February.
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Friday 13 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five first-year students in an in-country science program at the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus received High Achievement awards on March 29.
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Friday 6 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A dormitory building for the Montfort Technical Institute is being constructed with USD$87,831 Japanese grant ($186,000 pa’anga) at Fangaloto.
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Thursday 5 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four students at the Christ’s University in Pacific in Nuku’alofa were awarded scholarships to study Marine Biology in China, by Princess Pilolevu Tuita, on April 5.
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Tuesday 27 March 2018

Over 200 Class 4 and 5 students from primary schools throughout Tonga competed against each other in the 8th Tonga National Soroban Competition at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall on March 22.
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Wednesday 21 February 2018

Suva, Fiji
Around 14,000 Tongan students will be able to return to school soon with new emergency education supplies provided by UNICEF in partnership with the NZ Defence Force, after Cyclone Gita damaged around 129 classrooms in 83 primary and secondary schools in southern Tonga last week.
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Tuesday 6 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seventeen teachers working in vocational education in Tonga completed an Australian recognized Certificate IV in Training and Assessment course on Friday, February 2.
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Friday 26 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three years after Tonga’s Ministry of Education reformed Tonga’s examination marking system, and replaced its Standardized Marks System with a "National Raw Marks - Outcome Based System" there is still confusion and reaction against the new system in Tonga. Parents are complaining to their Members of Parliament that school certificates issued in Tonga are not recognised by higher education institutions overseas.
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Friday 26 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-six Tongan students have been awarded tertiary scholarships to study in New Zealand and Fiji starting this year, funded by the New Zealand Government through its Aid programme. New Zealand universities have accepted 21 scholars, while Fiji’s University of the South Pacific has accepted six.

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