Education

Rarotonga primary students walked away from this week’s cultural competition with a richer understanding of their Cook Islands culture.

Fun and games at Takitumu

Monday June 22, 2015

Playtime at Takitumu pre-school is a noisy and joyous time for both the kids and staff.

A VISITING trade lecturer is impressed with the skill level of aspiring tradesmen in the Cook Islands.

Teachers on Rarotonga were given some tips on how to help struggling young readers at a workshop last Thursday.

Secondary school students are learning to grow their own vegetables in an effort to reduce obesity levels in the Cook Islands.

Boost for education

Friday June 12, 2015

Education will benefit by $182,000 in this year’s Budget, to be tabled in Parliament on Monday.

As part of this year’s 50th anniversary celebrations, Government has put aside $230,000 and BCI will provide a further $20,000 to create the ‘Jubilee Jumpstart savings bond’. 

NCEA results on the rise

Thursday June 11, 2015

NCEA achievement amongst Cook Islands students studying for secondary school qualifications has risen significantly according to a new Ministry of Education report.

The Cook Islands may not boast 100 percent literacy and numeracy, but the nation is still leading the way in the Pacific region.

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