Pacific Education: pupil-teacher ratio

Education research suggests that student learning outcomes improve with low pupil-teacher ratio. In other words, smaller classes are generally beneficial as it can mean that students receive more attention, or focused assistance, from their teacher. 

Stat of the week: The proportion of Tuvalu's Year 6 students who achieved minimum proficiency in numeracy

Photo credit: Flickr/Taiwan Presidential Office 83%: The proportion of Tuvalu's Year 6 students (the end of primary school) who achieved minimum proficiency in numeracy in 2018. This is a significant gain on the 43% achieving this level in 2012. Explore…

Green News: Rising sea level threatens atoll nations

For atoll nations, where people live on land that rises to an average of 2 meters above sea level, a rising ocean threatens their very existence. More ambitious action is needed to prevent them from becoming uninhabitable, and preserve plant and animal…

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific  

Polynesia Regional Office

Our regional office, which will be situated in Polynesia, is the main hub for SPC’s projects and partnerships in the Polynesian countries of American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Nauru, Niue, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and…

Tuvalu Independence Day

Pacific Islanders enrolled in postgraduate certificate for radiology

A group of 22 radiologists from 7 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are undertaking a Postgraduate Certificate in Radiology Fundamentals, in another step to broaden the region’s medical expertise. The Pacific Community (SPC) with funding…

Pacific Education: A growing number of Pacific girls are studying in science

Regional Form 7 students achieve 89% pass rate despite year of disruptions 

In 2020, a total of 1,233 students in the South Pacific Form Seven Certificate (SPFSC) programme overcame the challenges of COVID-19 to successfully complete the requirements of the regional qualification. According to the results released last month,…

Visitor arrival numbers slump in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

Tourism and the Pandemic All around the world, COVID-19 is having serious impacts on the tourism industry. The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are no exception.
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