Education

Small faces with big smiles

Sunday 28 March 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Education, National

Students from Blackrock Pre-school were grinning from ear to ear as they joined hands to celebrate the special day of one of their colleagues yesterday.

Education


Education head welcomes design changes to new regional study

Saturday 27 March 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Education, National

The Cook Islands Education Ministry has welcomed the design changes proposed for the new Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) study to be conducted in October.

Education

New building courses at local tertiary institute

Monday 22 March 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

For those who want a change of career or want to gain more qualifications in the building trade, the Building and Construction New Zealand accredited courses tutored by Deon Wong kicks off this week.

Education


Nukutere College ‘rocks their socks’

Saturday 20 March 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

Colourful, quirky, and creatively designed socks added flashes of colour to the uniforms of students and teachers of Nukutere College.

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Apii Te Uki Ou to construct multi-purpose classroom

Friday 19 March 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Education, National

Te Uki Ou Primary School will soon start construction of a multi-purpose classroom with grant money from the Japanese Embassy.

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Children's books translated into the language and dialects of the northern Pa Enua

Monday 15 March 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

A number of school books have been translated from Reo Rarotonga into the Pa Enua Tokerau languages for northern group students.

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Tongareva schools celebrate student leaders for 2021

Saturday 13 March 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National, Outer Islands

The student leaders programme has been reintroduced in two schools on the northern group islands of Tongareva (Penrhyn).

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School focuses on basic life skills

Saturday 13 March 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Education, National

St Joseph’s School is focusing on developing the life skills of its students by teaching them ei making skills and introducing them to traditional games.

Education


Stepping into the Prime Minister’s shoes

Tuesday 9 March 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Education, National

Forty-two senior students from six schools took part in a mock Parliamentary session yesterday, and debated on the new helmet law.

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Mixing science with fun and imagination

Saturday 6 March 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Education, Features, National, Weekend

Former Miss Cook Islands and Miss South Pacific Joyana Finch recently released a book ‘Buzz the Electron’ on Amazon. Just weeks after its release, Finch saw the book rise to number one in the ‘Children’s electricity and electronic’ category on Amazon. It has received a five-star rating.

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Learning how to break the mould

Saturday 6 March 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Education, National

Yes they can – a new group of budding young entrepreneurs from Tereora College have now taken on the challenge of completing the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) programme this year.

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Young leaders practice Parliament

Saturday 6 March 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Education

Araura, Mangaia and Atiu College representatives have arrived on Rarotonga and are gearing up alongside Nukutere, Tereora and Titikaveka College peers to conduct the first Youth Leaders Practice Parliament at Parliament Building on Monday.

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Invitation to join writing group

Friday 5 March 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Education, National

Te Vairanga Kite Pakari or the Cook Islands Research Association’s writing group convened this week and an invitation is extended to anyone who is interested to join them.

Education


Te Uki Ou appoints ambassadors

Monday 1 March 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Education

Apii Te Uki Ou’s student body senior leaders, referred to as ambassadors were invested on Tuesday morning.

Education


Workshop on Maori translation

Monday 1 March 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Education

Te Kopapa Reo Maori will administer a training programme intended to increase the number of competent Maori translators and interpreters in the Cook Islands.

Education


Providing better learning experience

Saturday 20 February 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Education, National

Imanuela Akatemia is making a good progress with the 2021 academic year. The 2021 academic year started with term one studies on January 25.

Education


National college inducts anau leaders

Saturday 20 February 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Education, National

Twenty-four Tereora College students were inducted as anau leaders at an investiture ceremony yesterday.

Education


Working together for a better future

Wednesday 17 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

Araura Primary School on the island of Aitutaki held the investiture of their prefects last week.

Education


Titikaveka College appoints student leaders

Tuesday 16 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

Matamaru Florence Hosking Tekoronga of Titikaveka College was appointed a student leader for the third consecutive year at the school’s prefect investiture last Friday.

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School welcomes newcomers with traditional feast

Saturday 13 February 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Education, National

Apii Te Uki Ou held a school umu on Thursday night, to come together as an extended school family and foster community spirit.

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