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‘Indigenous Knowledge Link To Academia Vital’

The event is being co-hosted by the Victoria University of Wellington and FNU with around 150 academics and practitioners from Samoa, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the United States of America.
24 Nov 2022 08:31
‘Indigenous Knowledge Link To Academia Vital’
Oceania Comparative and International Education Society (OCIES) President and Victoria University of Wellington School of Education Associate Professor Doctor Kabini Sanga (left) hands over the waka to Fiji National University Dean of the College of Humanities and Education Professor Unaisi Nabobo Baba during the OCIES 50th annual conference at the FNU campus in Natabua,Lautoka on November 21, 2022. Photo: Salote Qalubau

Doctor Kabini Sanga says indigenous wisdom, languages, way of life, and traditional protocol are vital in bridging the gap to academia.

The sentiment was raised by the Oceania Comparative and International Education Society (OCIES) president and Victoria University of Wellington School of Education associate professor during the 50th annual conference at the Fiji National University campus in Natabua, Lautoka.

It began on Monday and will conclude today.

The event is being co-hosted by the Victoria University of Wellington and FNU with around 150 academics and practitioners from Samoa, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the United States of America.

 

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Story by: salote.qalubau@fijisun.com.fj



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