International Literacy Day

The 8th of September was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO in 1966 to remind the international community of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies, and the need for intensified efforts towards more literate…

New national qualifications software application improves management of student data

A centralised software application that captures the progress of tertiary students was developed by the Pacific Community (SPC) is now available to support national quality assurance agencies across the region. The software, called the National…

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New Pacific climate change-related qualifications aim to strengthen the region's resilience

Two new Technical and Vocational Education and Training certificate qualifications were launched earlier this month by the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building (PACRES) project. Certificate 2 in…

Strengthening the Pacific’s capacity in managing education data

The Pacific’s efforts to improve the ability to report on education finance data was strengthened through a training programme conducted for in-country officers responsible for managing Education Statistics across the region. The programme was conducted…

Powering through the Pandemic: Completion of the region’s largest education assessment

The administration of the 2021 Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) concluded last week, following Fiji’s completion of its main study, which included the completion of assessments for sampled Year 4 and Year 6 students nationwide. A…

PILNA receives endorsement on new modalities of reporting data

The ninth meeting of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) Steering Committee has endorsed a new interactive reporting technique proposed by the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Educational Quality and Assessment Programme (EQAP).

SPC's Michelle Belisle Director's report to the the Seventh Meeting of the Pacific Board for Education Quality (PBEQ) CRGA Subcommittee

As we gather for our third virtual PBEQ meeting, I can’t help but reflect on the changes in the world around us that continue to shape our lives and our work in ways we wouldn’t have thought possible only a few short years ago.

SPC's Paula Vivili opening remarks at the Seventh Meeting of the Pacific Board for Education Quality (PBEQ) CRGA Subcommittee

Opening Remarks for Deputy Director General, Dr Paula Vivili, Suva Heads of Education, senior officials, development partners, stakeholders, ladies and gentlemen Bula vinaka and Pacific greetings from Suva.
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