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Contextual data of PILNA 2018 throws new light on Pacific education
The contextual data of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2018 was cause for excitement for education representatives at a workshop on PILNA 2018 data earlier this month.
PILNA 2018 Data Workshop Opening Remarks by EQAP Director Dr Michelle Belisle
Opening remarks by Educational Quality & Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle Good morning and a warm welcome to all of you as we begin our very first Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, or PILNA, data workshop.…
Improving Data Dissemination and Use in Pacific Island Countries
Background of Project:
NSO Web Administrators Workshop
This workshop will bring together web administrators in charge of developing, maintaining or updating National Statistics Office websites. During a full week we will discuss the goals of such websites, how to build and maintain them using Wordpress, and…
Community-led human rights campaigns off to a good start in the Pacific
Community-led human rights campaigns off to a good start in the Pacific In today’s world there are many issues close to the hearts of men and women, boys and girls. Globally, groups are uniting to bringing about change. In the Pacific it is no different…
PopGIS3: a new tool to visualise development statistics in Tonga
A new online mapping application developed by SPC, and called PopGIS3, is being released today in Tonga – the first Pacific Island country to benefit from this technology. It will allow visualisation of data according to where it has been collected, also…
New Sea Level Monitoring Station boosts Tonga’s Resilience
Today on Vuna Wharf in the Tongan capital of Nukuʻalofa, the Honourable Prime Minister of Tonga Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva officially commissioned a new Pacific Sea Level and Geodetic Monitoring station, which will provide high quality sea level, climate,…
Tonga exploring cheaper and sustainable electricity through biogas generation
Hon. Minister Poasi Tei looking at the cut and crushed maize which is the feedstock to the biogas plants
Green Pacific Port Initiative progress meeting
Participants will be updated on the progress of the GPP initiative which is currently piloted at the Ports Authority Tonga and the Solomon Islands Ports Authority under the SPC Innovation fund.
Aquatic biosecurity for food safety, food security and income generation
Pearl farming in Tonga – Photo credit: Poasi Fale Aquaculture is probably the fastest growing food-producing sector globally, contributing around 50 per cent of the world’s food fish. It is especially important in regions where fish is the main source of…