Education

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.

As part of the 2018 Putahi Ono Kuki Arani “art gathering”, several visiting artists from countries around the South Pacific went to Tereora College yesterday morning to share their artistic backgrounds and experience with the next generation of artists.

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is set to offer scholarships to Cook Islands tertiary students wishing to study at Japanese universities.

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