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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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Tuesday 13 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A petition calling for the dismissal of Tonga’s Minister of Education, the Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, and the Acting Minister of Education, Hon. ‘Etuate Lavulavu, will be presented to HM King Tupou VI on Wednesday, 21 October, former Education CEO, ‘Emeli Pouvalu, announced this week, amid growing anxiety over conflicts of interest and clashes within the ministry.
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Thursday 8 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College and Japan are giving school drop-outs another chance to re-explore their talents, by upgrading Tupou College’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training facility (TVET). The building upgrade was handed over today, Wednesday 7 October from the Government of Japan.
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Wednesday 7 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 2600 Class Six students from primary schools throughout Tonga completed this year’s Tonga Secondary School Entrance Examination today Wednesday, 7 October. Photos by Linny Folau.
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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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Monday 14 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s ‘Atenisi University celebrated its 40th anniversary 1975-2015 at its graduation ceremony held on Friday September 11, where it also farewelled three graduates who will take up scholarships in universities in Europe, Japan and USA.
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Thursday 27 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 72 students received their certificates in specialized technical and vocational training from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) during a graduation ceremony in Nuku’alofa on Thursday, 27 August. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 20 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 600 primary school students in the central and western districts of Tongatapu are competing in a regional soroban competition that will end on 25 August in the western district, with top students to enter a national competition in 2016.
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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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Wednesday 5 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chinese Government awarded scholarships to 25 Tongan students at the Chinese Embassy, Nuku’alofa yesterday, 4 August.
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Wednesday 29 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six young students who topped the written examination in Vava'u's soroban competition on Friday, 24 July will represent Vava'u Primary Schools at the National Soroban Competition in Nuku'alofa next year.
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Tuesday 9 June 2015

Nuku'alofa
Yesterday's Emancipation Day Public Holiday in Tonga was a big clean-up day for homes and gardens in Nuku'alofa and Tongatapu villages before this month's Coronation of Tupou VI. Tonga High School's Form 7 students were out lending their hands to the clean-up to raise funds for upcoming events.
Wednesday 3 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Scholarships worth $10,475 pa’anga were awarded by the Tonga Development Bank this week to cover full tuition fees of 13 students at Montfort Technical Institute and Tupou Tertiary Institute.
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Friday 15 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Arden ‘o Halekulani Fatai (18) of Vava’u High School is Tonga’s nominee for a study tour to Japan after winning the 6th Japanese Speech Contest open category on Thursday, 14 May in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 15 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 'Kaivai 'a Vava'u Lahi' project to teach the traditional art of rowing outrigger canoes to children at Tu'anekivale Government Primary School was launched at 'Ene'io Beach, on 12 May by James Deane, the Second Secretary and Vice Consul at the Australian HIgh Commission, Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 8 May 2015

Hamilton, New Zealand
‘Amelia Tupou Veiongo Fa’otusia has won the 2014 New Zealand Pacific Academic Achievement Award for the second year running.
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Monday 27 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand ex-students of Beulah College of the Seventh Day Adventist Church have funded repairs of the Form 7 computer room and donated 20 new computers.
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Saturday 14 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Tu’ipulotu, a Class 5 student from Ngele'ia Government Primary School in Tongatapu, was awarded a trip to Japan after winning the written category of Tonga’s National Soroban Competition on March 12.
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Wednesday 4 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two outstanding Tongan scholarship students in New Zealand, ‘Amelia Fa’otusia (19) and Fiolo Kaloni have won the New Zealand Pacific Scholarship Academic Award for 2015.
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