Kaila

Financial burden eased on parents

Parents of secondary school students in Ba will be to save money on purchasing disposable face coverings each day after Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Akbar handed over masks and hand sanitizers...

25th January

Prioritising education crucial; ECE classes reopening to be announced soon

Prioritising education is crucial especially after the substantial loss of hours of face-to-face learning, says Education Minister Premila Kumar. She said invigorating the interest of children on the importance of learning and resuming face-to-face classes would no longer be deferred. She said countries all over the world had encouraged their students to return to classes...

FRU invites U20 ruggers

The Fiji Rugby Union is inviting under-20 players who wish to be part of the Vodafone Fijian U20 trials to send in their expression of interest to head coach Ifereimi Rawaqa. FRU High-Performance Unit national teams manager Viliame Gadolo said they were opening the invitation to players locally and abroad who were born after 2002....

School zoning policy for ECE enrolment in Fiji

Enrolments for Early Childhood Education, Year 1 and Year 9 for the 2022 academic year will be carried out as per the policy on school zoning in Fiji. In a statement, the Ministry of Education said this policy would help reduce overcrowding and help keep students safe. The statement read that the policy would also enable the...

Kumar: Prioritising education crucial more than ever before

Minister for Education Premila Kumar says prioritising education after the substantial loss of hours of face-to-face learning is crucial more than ever before. She said invigorating the interest of children on the importance of learning and resuming face-to-face classes could no longer be kept in abeyance or deferred. “Countries all over the world have encouraged...

24th January

Average attendance in northern schools

Most schools in the North recorded an average attendance of students who returned to school today. Labasa Sangam  College recorded a 59 per cent turnout of students while 32 per cent of students turned up at Holy Family Secondary School. Sangam College school manager Kamlesh Reddy said they were working closely with teachers in ensuring...

Education Minister welcomes senior students

Minister for Education Premila Kumar has welcomed Year 8 and 13 students back to classes. Ms Kumar said it was a very critical time for Years 12 and 13 children because they would be sitting for their exams. She said for Years 8 to 11, this term was the final term for the 2021 academic...

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