Education

Pupils celebrate contest success

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Last Friday the students of Rutaki School received their prizes for winning Rarotonga’s “Bike 2 School Week”.

Stepping into a digital future

Saturday August 29, 2015

Hundreds of schools in New Zealand have implemented ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) policies, where students are either told or allowed to bring electronic devices such as iPads or laptop computers to aid learning. With the Cook Islands Ministry of Education about to purchase more than $90,000 worth of laptops and mini iPads, CI News reporter Phillipa Webb takes a look at what’s switching up digital learning in the Cooks...

Finding teachers proves a challenge

Thursday August 27, 2015

Filling teaching positions in the Cook Islands with locals is becoming increasingly harder, says the Ministry of Education.

Celebration fun at St Joseph’s

Saturday August 15, 2015

While the Cook Islands were into the full swing of celebrating of the 50th anniversary of self-governance, students from St Joseph’s Primary school were enjoying their school holiday with their families and friends.

NZ’s $11.7m gift for college

Wednesday August 05, 2015

The New Zealand government is to gift $11.7million to Tereora College, the country’s national secondary school.

China shows commitment to Apii Nikao

Wednesday August 05, 2015

The Chinese government will be pledging their commitment to the rebuild of Apii Nikao School today with an official ‘commitment ceremony’.

New books for Raro schools

Monday July 27, 2015

Rotary has donated a collection of books to schools on Rarotonga. 

Rutaki School has officially opened its new set of gates.

On Wednesday last week Year 10 students nervously but courageously took centre stage at the New Hope Church to take part in the BCI Year 10 Business challenge hosted by the Bank of the Cook Islands and Ministry of Education.

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