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Schools in Fiji will stay closed until cleared

Schools in Fiji will stay closed until the Government is sure that the impacts of the underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga have cleared our waters in the event some of it need to be activated...

16th January

Baselala works towards dream; believes nothing is impossible with faith in God

“Nothing is impossible when you believe in God and yourself to achieve your dream.” Those were the words of 17-year-old Philip Baselala who hails from Solotavui, Kadavu. “I am blessed to be given the opportunity to wear the national jersey. I know the road doesn’t end there. My plan is to one day wear the...

12th January

Thinking outside the box

There are many benefits of drawing at a young age. Drawing young allows a child to build their art skill, cultivate their hand-eye co-ordination and allow creative expression while keeping them focused on the task at hand. The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest organised by Asco Motors in the country nurtures an artistic streak with...

Never lose sight of God

Youths and young children of Navuniyaro Village in Lutu, Naitasiri, were reminded to never lose sight of their relationship with God. They were reminded by the Methodist Church in Fiji president, Reverend Ili Vunisuwai, during the opening of the Navuniyaro Methodist Church last month. The youths and children of Navuniyaro were part of the construction...

Youths end year on a high

The youths of Kauvula Place (KVL Youth Group) in Nakasi organised a breakup party before school started this year. These youths who nurtured a bond that helped them keep out of trouble while schools were closed treated themselves as a way to thank each other for their commitment to staying safe and being in touch...

Schools will remain closed until advised otherwise -Ministry

All schools will be closed until clearance is given from the relevant ministry. The Ministry of Education says it will wait for the Ministry of Health’s reassessment and clearance once it is safe to reopen schools. The ministry stated that since many schools were being used as evacuation centres, those schools would be decontaminated before...

11th January

Ratumaimuri upskills in the Environment Science field

Temalesi Ratumaimuri is one of the many proud students who graduated from the Fiji National University (FNU) this year despite the challenges brought on by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a mother-of-three balancing her family and academic life, receiving her certificate of qualification was a moment of celebration for Ratumaimuri and her family. Education...

10th January

Gounder: High rate of absenteeism an issue

The high rate of absenteeism of teachers and students in TISI Sangam-owned schools because of COVID-19 is becoming an issue, Sangam Education Board chairman Dr Neelesh Gounder said. He said since school started, their five schools around the country had not recorded student attendance above 70 per cent. Given the situation, Dr Gounder said there should be a...

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