International Literacy Day 2023

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…

Education is the Answer!

People and their environment are at the heart of development planning, implementation, decisions, monitoring and reporting carried out in the Pacific. The Pacific Community (SPC) ensures that sustainable development strategies are implemented by the…

SPC's 2022 Highlights: SPC Talks Education

The Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) is a tool used to measure the literacy and numeracy skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students across the Pacific region.

SPC Talks Education

  The Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) is a tool used to measure the literacy and numeracy skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students across the Pacific region.

Quality Education Data – a Key Priority for Fiji

Education data is a key instrument for the Pacific to monitor progress against established national and regional benchmarks and to alignourselves with international standards. To help strengthen the quality of data on the status of education in Fiji, the…

Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Pacific Regional Education Framework MEL Reflection Workshop

Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme Director Dr Michelle Belisle At the Pacific Regional Education Framework MEL Reflection Workshop

Micro-qualifications and accreditation development support continues for the Fiji National University

The third cohort of Fiji National University (FNU) staff have successfully completed micro-qualification development and accreditation training, conducted by the Pacific Community (SPC).

Stat of the week: In Samoa, 99.4% of primary schools have access to computers for pedagogical purposes in 2020

In Samoa, 99.4% of primary schools have access to computers for pedagogical purposes in 2020 (13.8% in 2017). This access to technology at school is important because it decreases the digital divide between pupils. To learn more about Education…

The Pacific Way Podcast - S04 - E08: Creating the winds of change in Pacific Education

In early September 2022, the fourth cycle report of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) was launched in Suva Fiji. Administered through the Pacific Community, over 40,000 students sat for PILNA in 15 pacific island countries and…

Improving the quality of education in the Pacific

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