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Primary school students caught with drugs – FBC News

Details: June 2, 2022 5:00 pm. [Source: Facebook/ Fijian Government] There are rising concerns about primary school students engaging in illegal activities. Education Minister Premila Kumar has revealed that primary school students are now also caught with drugs. She highlighted this during her visit to Nukuloa Primary School in Ba yesterday.

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Kumar plans to visit more rural schools – FBC News

Details: June 24, 2022 10:41 am. Minister for Education Premila Kumar will be visiting many schools in remote and maritime areas in the coming weeks. Kumar, who was in Beqa Island recently, says she wants to meet, see and appreciate the work of teachers, school management, and the community which are assisting the state in educating young Fijians. The

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Work hard, Kumar tells students – FBC News

Details: May 31, 2022 12:40 pm. Education Minister Premila Kumar has told students of Vuci Methodist School to always strive for success. Kumar was at the ground breaking ceremony for a new school block after the old wooden building was destroyed in a fire three years ago. She adds the construction of new blocks should be encouragement for students to

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New school for students of Nagonenicolo – FBC News

Details: June 26, 2022 12:30 pm. The dream of quality education will soon be a reality for primary school students in the district of Nagonenicolo in the interior of Naitasiri. This as Minister for Infrastructure, Jone Usamate, commissioned the new Nakaidra Primary School yesterday. Funded by the Japanese government to the tune of $215,000, Usamate says

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$1.2m for Fiji Water’s Classroom Grants program – FBC News

Details: 18 hours ago · The Fiji Water Foundation has announced that $1.2 million will be awarded to teachers across Fiji as part of its 2022 Classroom Grants program. 300 educators across all 14 provinces of Fiji will receive individual grants of up to $5,000 to fund resources, enrichment activities, and educational field trips. Rabulu Sanatan Primary School teacher

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No shortage of teachers assures Education Ministry – FBC News

Details: The Ministry of Education has assured all that it will not have a shortage of teachers despite the sacking of over 300 teachers. In a press conference today, Education Minister Premila Kumar highlighted that a total of 344 teachers will likely be terminated under the No Jab, No Job policy. She also confirms that 130 have already been terminated

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2022 school term to begin in April – FBC News

Details: The first school term for 2022 will begin in April. This has been confirmed by the Education Minister, Premila Kumar. Meanwhile, with Years 12 and 13 starting on November 1, Kumar says the fourth term for other years will be either at the end of November or January. Article continues after advertisement. She adds this will depend on the higher

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Ministry investigates alleged school incident – FBC News

Details: The Ministry of Education is investigating an incident that happened at a school in Nausori. It is alleged a wall fell on a Year One student during class earlier this week. In an email to the Minister, the child’s aunty claims they were never informed about the incident until they visited the school. Article continues after advertisement.

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Ministry receives disciplinary issues regarding teachers

Details: April 23, 2022 4:30 pm. The Ministry of Education is receiving a lot of disciplinary issues regarding teachers. Minister Premila Kumar says this is becoming very concerning, adding that it needs to be addressed to create a level playing field for teachers. She adds that they have received all kinds of issues, which include teachers having

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Ministry terminates teachers – FBC News

Details: Minister for Education, Premila Kumar confirms two teachers were terminated for alleged sexual offences and two for inflicting corporal punishment. Kumar has spoken up following claims by the Fijian Teachers Association that the Ministry terminated seven educators without due diligence. Article continues after advertisement.

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Education great tool for Human Rights – FBC News

Details: The Education system is one of the crucial settings for promoting human rights. Social Citizenship Education (SCE) is based on indigenous pacific values and this program has been implemented by the Pacific Community (SPC). This program adopts a contextualized, participatory, and country-driven approach. Article continues after advertisement.

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3474 spots available for TVET programs – FBC News

Details: He says 3474 spots are available for students who are willing to take up TVET programs at FNU. The CEO says online applications for this semester opened yesterday and submissions will close on July 31st. “We have got unfilled quotas for the national toppers scheme, we have got 79 spots available, for the in-service scholarships-we have 74

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Latin America’s kids slid into education black hole during pandemic

Details: Sanchez said while waiting to pick her children up outside a school in La Paz. Emanuela di Gropello, a researcher for the World Bank, said Latin America’s school kids would see a 12% decline in their lifetime earnings due to gaps in education during the pandemic. “Those young people arriving in the labour market will basically see a long

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Reconstruction of Lekutu Secondary School continues – FBC News

Details: May 11, 2022 4:40 am. Reconstructions at Lekutu Secondary School. [Source: Republic of Fiji Military Forces] Work on the reconstruction of Lekutu Secondary School in Bua on Vanua Levu is progressing well. The Defence Advisors from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom together with the US Defence Attaché visited Military Engineers

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July 2022 – FBC News

Details: PM reminds students of the importance of education. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has reminded students of how important education should be to them, their families and Fiji. June 15, 2022 5:00 pm News Woman’s body recovered from drain. The body of a woman was discovered at Daniva Road, Valelevu this morning.

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Alternative ways to be looked into disciplining students

Details: The Education Minister, Premila Kumar says she is saddened by the reports of suicide, attempted suicide, sexual abuse, and students being caught with drugs. Kumar says every day she receives messages or is briefed on such incidents in schools making her realize that parents are raising their children in a very difficult environment.

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Get your children vaccinated: Kumar – FBC News

Details: 1 day ago · Minister for Education, Premila Kumar is reiterating the call by the Permanent Secretary for Health, for children aged between five and 11 to get vaccinated. Kumar is urging parents to provide consent so their children can be immunized against the deadly COVID-19. The Minister says as seen from

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USP students to sail on Norway’s largest ship – FBC News

Details: June 26, 2022 12:20 pm. Norway’s largest sailing ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Norway’s largest sailing ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl is currently berthed at the Suva Wharf. The ship serves as a floating university and training vessel combined, bringing students, scientists, trainees, and professionals together to look at marine life.

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Guideline to be developed for prefect selection: Kumar – FBC News

Details: May 22, 2022 12:20 pm. The Ministry of Education is planning to develop a guideline to assist in the selection of prefects in schools. Education Minister Premila Kumar says with perfect induction underway in schools, a number of parents have questioned how prefects were chosen. She says the Ministry never involved itself at this level as it is

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FNU relooks at Labasa campus project – FBC News

Details: The Fiji National University is relooking at options to complete its Nayaca Campus in Labasa. Construction on the $36m project began in 2018, but work stopped in March 2020 after FNU terminated the contractor due to unsatisfactory work. While giving his submission on the 2020 Annual Report to the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, FNU Acting

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Faith based organizations play vital role in education – FBC News

Details: Permanent Secretary for Education, Dr Anjeela Jokhan has emphasized the important role that faith based organizations play in education. Speaking during the Golden Jubilee Celebration for Nasinu Muslim College, Dr Jokhan says faith based organizations have a special role to play because they not only provide the communities with schools but also play a …

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Highest mark shocks Nadi student – FBC News

Details: March 18, 2022 5:20 am. Ria Devi. 18-year-old Ria Devi says she is still trying to come to terms with the fact that she scored the highest marks of 395 out of 400 in the Year 13 Examinations. Devi received the Dux award at Sangam SKM College in Nadi. She says it was a challenging year however her family support was vital as she scooped top honors.

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June 2022 – FBC News

Details: Sixteen students who scored above 300 in their Year 12 and 13 external examinations have enrolled in Technical and Vocational Education and Training programs. April 7, …

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July 2022 – FBC News

Details: Minister for Education, Premila Kumar is reiterating the call by the Permanent Secretary for Health, for children aged between five and 11 to get vaccinated. July 5, 2022 11:35 am Rugby League Storm put to the test. Melbourne Storm sits second but have slipped six points away from leaders Penrith Panthers in the NRL.

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June 2022 – FBC News

Details: The University of the South Pacific has been ranked in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings for this year. April 28, 2022 4:15 pm

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Year 13 top scorer awarded – FBC News

Details: April 16, 2022 10:40 am. [Source: Ministry of Education] Year 13 student Riya Dipashna Devi who scored the highest mark in her 2021 external exam has received recognition. The Universal Peace Federation Central Pacific gave a gold medal, a plaque, and $300 cash to Devi, who scored 395/400 in her exam. Permanent Secretary for Education Dr

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Robust discussions held at Education Minister’s Conference

Details: June 10, 2022 10:35 am. Minister for Education, Premila Kumar says the 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Education Minister’s Conference in Bangkok, Thailand has been a success. Kumar says the conference was an opportune time for her to meet counterparts from Asia-Pacific Region. The two-day conference allowed Ministers to discuss on learning

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Infrastructure development tops investment in Kadavu – FBC News

Details: 1 day ago · The Fijian government has spent $23 million to construct roads on Kadavu Island since 2014. Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama highlighted this while speaking at the Kadavu Provincial Council meeting, which started yesterday in Tavuki Village. Bainimarama says roads received the highest investment chunk during this period when compared to other

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Minister questions opposition on teacher upskilling – FBC News

Details: April 5, 2022 5:50 am. Education Minister, Premila Kumar says she doesn’t understand why unions and Opposition parliamentarians are against teachers upgrading their qualifications. Kumar says the education sector keeps changing like any other professional field and the government is strongly advocating that teachers need to upgrade their

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P.Meghji plans to open more outlets – FBC News

Details: 5 hours ago · July 6, 2022 4:10 pm. A leading distribution company P. Meghji says despite the adversity brought about by the pandemic, they will continue to create opportunities. Company Executive Director, Romit Meghji says they will continue to invest in the economy, with plans to open more outlets around the country. “We will definitely continue

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Timely assistance for Kabariki couple – FBC News

Details: 6 hours ago · July 6, 2022 4:00 pm. The Diani family of Kabariki, Nabukelevu in Kadavu has praised the government for donating an outboard engine boat, funded under the Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development Self-Help initiative. Family Head, Sakaraia Diani, says they were in dire need of an outboard engine boat for years, after enduring challenges such

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USP ranked in THE Impact Rankings 2022 – FBC News

Details: April 28, 2022 4:15 pm. The University of the South Pacific has been ranked in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings for this year. The results reveal USP’s overall score of 70 out of 100 and an Overall Rank of 401-600 out of 1, 406 institutions. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pal Ahluwalia says the ranking shows the hard work and

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Villagers live in fear, erosion an issue in Vuniniudrovu – FBC News

Details: 5 hours ago · Cou says the issue is also affecting children’s education and those that go to work daily. The village has so far dismantled six houses due to the impact of coastal erosion, which is narrowing the village boundary and making it harder for villagers to build their houses. Vuniniudrovu village has over 50 houses with over 300 villagers.

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Measures taken to address teacher shortage – FBC News

Details: The shortage of primary school teachers has seen qualified secondary school teachers posted to teach at the primary level. Minister for Education, Premila Kumar, says the ministry is in need of qualified teachers who can teach Early Childhood Education, special inclusive education, and also primary education. 00:00. 00:00.

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Westpac education grants increased for women and girls – FBC …

Details: 00:00. 00:00. “The women’s grant program has been around for more than 10 years. There are three categories: primary, secondary, and tertiary. And the awards or the grants have increased from nine to thirty, and it opens in April. “. Smith has encouraged all Fijian women and girls to put in their submissions before the end of June.

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Vocational Center to resume caregiving course – FBC News

Details: March 7, 2022 4:30 am. The Makoi Vocational Training Center in Nasinu will soon resume its caregiving course for 2022. The center is in the process of recruiting a new trainer. Fiji Muslim League President, Hafiz Khan says talks are ongoing to partner with the Australian Pacific Training Coalition. Article continues after advertisement. 00:00.

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Create a student friendly environment urges Kumar – FBC News

Details: Minister Parveen Kumar says the government is investing large amounts of funds into the education sector to assist schools create this environment. “Students need to come to school that are safe, secure and with all the required facilities. We cannot allow a single child to be denied free and fair education.”. Kumar is urging teachers to

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Suspect charged with 7 counts of murder over 4 July attack

Details: 5 hours ago · A man accused of opening fire on a Fourth of July parade near Chicago has been charged with seven counts of murder, officials say. Robert Crimo, 21, would be punished “for the killing spree he has unleashed against our community”, Lake County State Attorney Eric Rinehart said. The attack in Highland Park left seven dead and more than 30

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