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Family support and early childhood education programmes improve Pacific Island students’ progress, PILNA 2018 report affirms
(Image: Jonathan Curr, New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes, Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, Dr Tufoua Panapa, Tuvalu Permanent Secretary for Education, Youth and Sports. IMAGE SOURCE: Aaron Ballekom)
FNU seeks accreditation for its short courses from SPC’s education programme
The Fiji National University is the first university to pursue regional recognition of its short courses through the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Educational Quality and Assessment Programme’s (EQAP) accreditation services of micro-qualifications. The…
Kiribati Institute of Technology accredited as a higher education and training provider
The Kiribati Institute of Technology (KIT), one of the regions leading tertiary institutions, has been granted accreditation as a higher education and training institution by the Pacific Board for Educational Quality (PBEQ). This accreditation is an…
Pacific children key to championing human rights in the region
Pacific education officials and curriculum development officers from Kiribati, the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), and Tuvalu met in Fiji this week (7 to 10 August) to progress plans to integrate human rights and responsibilities into primary and…
Can data alone inform decisions to bring about change?
When you open yourself up to transparency and share the evidence, you are able to see the issues and change your mindset, allowing you to change your results. This was just one of the key messages shared this week at the Regional Summit on strengthening…
SPC Officially Hands First Certificates as a Regional Quality Assurance Agency
Pacific Island Countries that do not have a quality assurance agency for their education providers and qualifications can now access these services from the Pacific Community (SPC). The Pacific Community (SPC) through the Educational Quality and…
Launch of multi-media competition: Why reading matters
In the lead up to International Literacy Day on 8 September, the Pacific Community (SPC) is conducting a campaign with Pacific education ministries to raise awareness on the importance of reading. The campaign includes the launch of a multi-media…
Pacific efforts towards Sustainable Development Goal 4: quality education
Pacific education leaders from Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Solomon Islands have gathered in Nadi this week for the presentation and discussion of benchmarked education results.
New Pacific climate change programme to have regional recognition
Fifteen countries are meeting this week in Nadi, Fiji, to finalise the competencies that will make up Pacific regional qualifications in sustainable energy and resilience, including climate change adaptation.