Education

When I arrived in the Cook Islands almost six months ago, the last thing I ever thought I would do was graduate with a beginner’s degree in the Chinese language.

Education head quits

Tuesday November 14, 2017

The Cook Islands Public Service has confirmed the resignation of Ministry of Education secretary Gail Townsend.

Education the key to change

Friday October 27, 2017

Punanga Tauturu (PTI) coordinator Rebeka Buchanan says it’s time local people became more educated about the high rate of domestic violence in the Cook Islands.

Cook Islands along with 14 other Pacific island countries have fully endorsed the “Pasifika Call to Action for ECD (Early Childhood Development)” to give every child in the Pacific the “best start to life”.

Pupils celebrate world literacy day

Monday September 11, 2017

Schools across the island marked World Literacy Day last week by colouring their hair, dressing up brightly and parading their favourite book characters.

For the fourth year running Apii Te Uki Ou is holding its popular “Win a Trip to Raro” fundraiser.

Students at Nukutere, Titikaveka and Tereora Colleges are taking part in a Healthy Lifestyles programme being taught at secondary schools, and the results will be used to track their future health.

Students from Titikaveka College returned to Rarotonga last week after a two-week visit to Whangarei in northern New Zealand.

Tereora College is running an NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement) information evening on Tuesday from 5-6pm.

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