Education

Japan assists Takitumu School

Monday 2 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Education, National

The government of Japan handed over the ownership of three septic tanks and eight water fountains to Takitumu School at a handover ceremony held on July 23 in Rarotonga.

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New education options to retain Cook Islanders

Monday 26 July 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Education, National

Cook Islanders are being offered another tertiary education option to help fill a growth market in communications.

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Budding farmers share fruits of their labour

Thursday 22 July 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Education, Local, National

Aspiring farmers from nine primary schools around Rarotonga converged on Constitution Park in Avarua to showcase and sell their fresh produce to the community.

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St Joseph’s celebrate 125 years of dedication to education

Friday 16 July 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Education, National

Several hundred people converged on St Joseph’s Cathedral on Thursday to honour the 125th birthday of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School.

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St Joseph’s prepares to blow out 125 candles

Thursday 15 July 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

Students past and present will converge on St Joseph’s School in Avarua on Thursday to celebrate its 125th birthday.

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Equipping teachers to teach writing

Wednesday 14 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Education, National

Rarotonga primary school teachers have met in Sinai Hall in Avarua over the past two days to better equip themselves to teach literacy.

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An apple a day keeps the dentist away?

Friday 9 July 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

A fundraising event was held on Thursday by Titikaveka College students to raise money for Information Technology (IT) equipment.

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Epetoma No Te Reo Maori is Maori Language week

Wednesday 7 July 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

As the Cook Islands marks Maori Language Week, one government official has said that official use of the language is on the rise.

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Fun in the mud

Friday 25 June 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Education, National

Students from Apii Te Uki Ou were happy to get their hands and feet dirty yesterday and spent the day setting up and testing out the trek for the ‘Toa Extreme Mud Run’ which will be held tomorrow.

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Plotting a path to success

Friday 18 June 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

Students from the three colleges on Rarotonga and Apii Enuamanu yesterday attended the Careers Expo exhibitions at the National Auditorium, taking advantage of the opportunity to see a variety of career opportunities available in the Cook Islands.

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Expo aims to put students on career path

Wednesday 16 June 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Education, National

During Thursday's 2021 Careers Expo at the National Auditorium, organisers say students will have the opportunity to learn about the wide variety of careers that await them as they prepare to enter the workforce.

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Students full of words after dictionary donation

Friday 11 June 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

Each Year 9 and 10 student – close to 600 – in the schools around the Cook Islands, will receive a colourful Usborne Illustrated English Dictionary to keep, courtesy of the Rotary Club of Rarotonga.

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Student with braided hair sent home

Tuesday 8 June 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Education, National

A Year Nine female student from Tereora College was last week told by one of her teachers not to return to school until her braided hair extensions were taken out.

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PM’s leadership lessons: From one prefect to another

Saturday 5 June 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Education, National

Prime Minister Mark Brown shares how becoming a school prefect about 40 years ago helped him recognise his abilities as a leader.

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Stop thinking about studying – ‘just do it’

Saturday 22 May 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

A graduate of the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute stepped off an Air Raro flight yesterday afternoon and rushed to the National Auditorium Domes, making it just in time to receive her diploma on stage.

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Back to school for term two

Tuesday 11 May 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

After a two-week holiday break, our nation’s children were back in the classrooms yesterday morning for the start of term two.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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