PILNA

Tonga & Kiribati PILNA 2018 Dissemination & Workshops

​The Pacific Community's education division will conduct its in-country presentations on the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2018 to Kiribati and Tonga's ministry of education. The comprehensive discussions, led by a…

Good data is the roadmap to good education policy

Good data is the roadmap to good education policy Good data is the roadmap to good policy and the Pacific Island Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) is a perfect example of how an investment in data can lead to meaningful change for the Pacific.…

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)

PILNA Regional Report Launch

The Pacific Islands Numeracy and Literacy Assessment (PILNA) is the only regional mechanism to assess the basic numeracy and literacy skills of Pacific Island children. The third cycle of this assessment was conducted last year by the Pacific Community’s…

PILNA 2018 roll-out across 15 Pacific Island Countries

The Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) measures and monitors the achievement of Year 4 and Year 6 students in literacy and numeracy. The Assessment is carried out in select schools across 15 Pacific Island Countries and in 10…

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

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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…

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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