Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet John Liliu, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 – Solomon Islands

PILNA, being the region’s largest assessment, focusses on the literacy and numeracy proficiency skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students. These are required skills that children need to progress through school and life, including literacy skills in reading…

Remarks by SPC’s Representative to the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Report 2021, Miles Young

Noting that all protocols have been observed, may I begin by adding my own congratulations for the launch of the 2021 PILNA report, recognising in particular that the field research for the report was undertaken during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) Report 2021

Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) Report 2021

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…

SPC's 75th Anniversary: In 2010, The South Pacific Board for Educational Assessment merges with SPC and becomes SPC's Educational Quality and Assessment Programme

In 2010, the South Pacific Board for Educational Assessment merges with SPC and becomes SPC's Educational Quality and Assessment Programme (EQAP). 

Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet Marcellino Yang, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 – Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

PILNA, being the region’s largest assessment, focusses on the literacy and numeracy proficiency skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students. These are required skills that children need to progress through school and life, including literacy skills in reading…

Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet Josaia Sila, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 - Fiji

PILNA, being the region’s largest assessment, focusses on the literacy and numeracy proficiency skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students. These are required skills that children need to progress through school and life, including literacy skills in reading…

Stat of the week: 106 is the ratio of girls to boys in secondary education in Palau in 2018

106 is the ratio of girls to boys (girls per 100 boys) in secondary education in Palau. (Gross enrolment rate, 2018) In 2017, it was 121. Gender parity in education helps to close skills gaps and contributes to economic prosperity. Are you interested in…

New accredited Diplomas fosters Pacific resilience champions

The Pacific Community (SPC) has launched two new accredited qualifications that represent a new standard for resilience competence while strengthening the Pacific’s efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change in the region.  These Diplomas are a…

Overcoming the Pandemic: Regional Commitment to build a brighter future for Pacific children

The Pacific Community (SPC) will be launching the results of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA), on 8 September during the International Literacy Day celebrations, using a more interactive digital reporting version that will be…
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