Parents dig deep for school gear

Friday January 22, 2016

The cost of sending children to school in the Cook Islands certainly isn’t getting any cheaper.

It’s a common practice for school children to have to do homework, like reading, learning how to spell new words, practising basic maths facts, or even projects that are designed to be completed over a longer period of time.

How to prepare for that big day

Friday January 22, 2016

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.

Back to school time edges closer

Friday January 22, 2016

Reality is about to hit the island’s youngsters, with schools all around Rarotonga bursting back into life on Monday February 1.

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.

Anxious wait ends for students

Thursday January 14, 2016

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.

Redevelopment planning for Tereora College is beginning to take shape and will be ready for public comment early in the New Year.

Student is top class…

Wednesday December 30, 2015

Cook Islander Sieni Tiraa from Matavera has graduated from the Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Tourism Management. 

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