Education

Tereora rebuild needs local focus

Friday September 04, 2015

Our people, our design – that’s the word from Minister of Finance Mark Brown on the $11.7 million New Zealand-funded upgrade of Tereora College.

Today marks the opening of a new chapter for literacy growth in the Cook Islands, with the start of International Literacy Week 2015 with the theme of Literacy for Sustainable Communities.

Fresh faces welcomed

Wednesday September 02, 2015

Bright smiles wiped away the Monday blues at Apii Te Uki Ou as the school welcomed some fresh faces to island education with a traditional turou.

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’.

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