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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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Tuesday 23 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A recent decision by the Ministry of Education to amend its Tongan language policy for Classes 1 to 3, and to introduce English as a second language at that young level will have a negative impact on the speaking of Tongan language, believes a former Minister of Education, Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki.
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Monday 15 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Science scholarships were presented to eight high school and tertiary students on February 15 sponsored by the Tonga Offshore Mining Ltd. The awards will help them with their school fees.
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Friday 12 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for Holonga Government Primary School was commissioned on February 11, under a recovery program for schools damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita in 2018.
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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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Tuesday 9 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The reconstruction of three buildings with 13 classrooms that were damaged by Cyclone Gita on 17 February 2018, was celebrated this morning with speeches, singing and prayers at the Government Primary School, Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 8 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Education saw an improvement in this year’s Secondary School Entrance Examination with 51% of students passing compared to 43% in 2019, Vava'u and Niuatoputapu students did well, they announced yesterday.
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Thursday 3 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 2020 Dux of Tonga High School is the Head Girl, ‘Alunga Lily Mary Vermanda Tupou (18), from Ha'avakatolo, who received her awards during the government secondary school’s prize giving ceremony today, December 3.
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Wednesday 2 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three new classroom buildings for Takuilau College were commissioned by Australian High Commissioner HE Adrian Morrison today, 2 December.
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Tuesday 1 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for ‘Apifo’ou College at Ma’ufanga was commissioned on December 1 in phase two of a reconstruction program under the Pacific Resilience Program. By Linny Folau.
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