Traditional knowledge in Tuvalu offers lessons for future of nations youth

Youth representatives from around Tuvalu convened earlier this month for an intergenerational dialogue as part of a week-long International Youth Day celebration to discuss key issues affecting young people in the country.

Pacific Education: Outsourcing the development of examination papers

For many Pacific island countries, the development of examination papers for its high-stakes national examinations is usually outsourced by their education ministries to subject experts in their tertiary institutions. Last year proved a challenge as…

TUVALU guidelines for A healthy diet and lifestyle

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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…
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