Education

Budding Cook Islands artists have a chance to make a name for themselves in a graphic design contest launched by the Pacific Community (SPC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pacific Office.

Titikaveka College students were out and about in the community on Wednesday as part of this years’ Service Day.

Students and teachers at Tereora College were given a special opportunity yesterday to meet a real life astronaut.

Wearing all shades from blush to coral and fuchsia to salmon, school students around Rarotonga got right into the spirit of Pink Shirt Day last week, dressing up to show their support for the ‘Speak Up, Stand Together and Stop Bullying’ campaign.

Every Wednesday and Friday morning throughout Term 2, Year 6 and 7 students from Te Uki Ou head out onto the water down at Muri and take part in a “Sailing in Schools” programme.

The University of Waikato is set to offer study options for Cook Islands residents wishing to become teachers.

To complete the first week of this year’s Putahi Ono Kuki Airani artists’ gathering, Nukutere College hosted a group of artists in a discussion about their artistic backgrounds last Thursday.

Senior students at Apii Avarua were treated to a special discussion from visiting Hawaiian artists currently in Rarotonga for the Putahi Ono.

The Cook Islands Voyaging Society (CIVS) launched a series of educational workshops at Apii Nikao school yesterday.

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