Pacific Geoparks: Empowering communities for a more sustainable tourism future
When tourists think of the Pacific, they typically envisage a homogeneous destination of the sun, sand, sea, and palm trees. This romanticised perception hugely undervalues the reality of what the Pacific region offers and the heart of the region - its…
Regional education update: Development of Pacific’s recognised qualification in teaching
Education plays a crucial role in shaping the future of any society. The quality of education is directly linked to the competency of the teachers who deliver it. To ensure that students receive the best possible education, it is essential that teachers…
Bolstering the Pacific’s monitoring of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 4 focussing on Education
Launch of the Status of Pacific Education Report (SOPER) 2022
Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Launch of the Status of Pacific Education Report 2022
Good morning and a warm welcome to everyone joining us today, either virtually or in person, for the launch of the 2022 Edition of the Status of Pacific Education Report.
Embrace Pacific diversity, promote intercultural dialogue
In 2002, May 21 was declared as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
Strengthening the digital needs of the Pacific’s education sector
Pacific’s voice in the global arena Digitalisation has become increasingly prevalent in the education sector worldwide and the experience is no different in the Pacific.
Remarks by the Pacific Community’s Education Quality and Assessment Programme Director, Dr Michelle Belisle at International Day of Education 2023 celebrations
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…
UNESCO Global Geoparks for the Pacific
Credit: Christoph Burgdorfer, Unsplash What do UNESCO Global Geoparks, the Pacific regions recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and a Pacific Community (SPC) Geologist have in common? Usually not a lot but when the 2020 Funding with Intent round was…
Strengthening the Pacific’s capacity in managing education data
The Pacific’s efforts to improve the ability to report on education finance data was strengthened through a training programme conducted for in-country officers responsible for managing Education Statistics across the region. The programme was conducted…