Just like in the movies, Tereora College’s threw their own hand-made mortarboard caps up in the air to celebrate their prize-giving and graduation yesterday.
Tereora College Year 9 students Ngametua Tuakana and Ngaoa Emmanuela were relaxed at their prize giving rehearsal yesterday afternoon and are looking forward to the annual event tomorrow morning.
A fast-track degree is intended to train up more Cook Islands teachers – but they say the government must address poor pay as well, reports Anneka Brown.
This year’s writing competition was opened to all school students in the Cook Islands, years 1 to Year 13. The theme was love poems (Year 1-6) and love stories (Y7-13).
A wealthy Arab emirate is to pay to fly some of the Cooks’ smartest teenage engineers to Dubai to seek out a robotic solution to ocean pollution.