Literacy Day - What is literacy?
In Pacific Education, literacy is defined as “the knowledge and skills necessary to empower a person to communicate through any form of language in their society and the wider world, with respect to all aspects of everyday life.”
SPC celebrating International Literacy Day
Happy International Literacy Day!
Stat of the week: 98% of children in Palau achieve minimum proficiency in literacy by the end of primary school
98% of children in Palau achieve minimum proficiency in literacy by the end of primary school. (PILNA 2018)
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…
Contest winners announced on International Literacy Day
Alexandria Slaven of Samoa penned the words “illiteracy kills dreams” in her winning letter for a Pacific Community (SPC) multimedia competition on why reading matters. Miss Slaven, 11, is one of three winners announced today by SPC to mark the 50th…