All over the Cook Islands, children who have enjoyed the excitement of Christmas and weeks of fun and freedom during the annual summer holidays, are finally gearing up for that big day when school starts again.
From hair and beauty, mechanics and construction to hospitality and culinary arts, The Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute is ready to bring the Cook Islands another year of high-quality education courses.
NCEA results for 2015 were released on Tuesday morning. While the Ministry of Education isn’t quite ready yet to make an official statement, CI News understands that the results so far are good and that hard work on the part of many of the country’s secondary schools students has paid off. Like many secondary school student, Nadtazkia Puna (pictured) was a little nervous yesterday when she went online to check her results, but was pleased with the outcome. 16111308
It’s the start of a new year, and Miss Cook Islands Association’s Miss Cook Islands, Natalia Short has a special message and some practical advice for the nation’s young people.
Cook Islander Sieni Tiraa from Matavera has graduated from the Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Tourism Management.
Jonah Tisam left his employment with the Cook Islands Government in 2011 to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy degree in public policy at AUT.
Otago University’s latest graduation ceremony marked the end of many years of research for Cook Islands’ newest Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Jesse Kokaua.