education

Kiribati Teachers College lecturers develop social citizenship education module

Lecturers in Kiribati completed an intensive training workshop focussed on the foundational concepts of human rights and responsibilities; gender equality; social citizenship and violence against women. During the course of the workshop participants…

Charting the Pacific: the importance of national monitoring reports for mapping education trends and challenges in the region

In this blog, the Pacific Community’s Education Quality and Assessment Program explain the way they support governments from across the region in producing national education monitoring reports, and how improved data collection and analysis at the…

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…

Student assessments are building a better future for education in the Pacific

Photo credit: Mark Rabe on Unsplash  

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…

Building a Culture of Education Data Use in the Pacific

Delegates from Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Tuvalu explore EMIS data use with SPC

Preparations for next Pacific Literacy and Numeracy Assessment underway

The Pacific Island Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) is an assessment for Year 4 and Year 6 students Permanent Secretaries and Literacy and Numeracy experts from 15 Pacific Island Ministries of Education are in Fiji this week to discuss crucial…

Improved numeracy across Pacific region revealed in largest ever survey

The latest Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) for primary school children has revealed growth across the region in numeracy and some improvement in literacy compared to the 2012 results. In this regard, 74% of Year 4 students were…

Zoom - Seawall safeguard for Awak Elementary School

When the people of Awak in the Federated States of Micronesia found their school was under threat from rising sea levels, they made it a priority to solve the problem Awak Elementary School provides education for six villages, serving a total population…

Pacific Community awards prize

Yesterday, the Pacific Community, through its Deputy Director General Cameron Diver, presented the Médiathèque de Rivière Salée (Rivière Salée multi-media library) in Noumea, New Caledonia with the prize for the winning video as part of the Pacific-wide…
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