Minister for Education Premila Kumar

Changes In The Retirement Age Will Not Affect New Graduates
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Changes In The Retirement Age Will Not Affect New Graduates

In a press conference yesterday, Ms Kumar said she could only sympathise with graduates because it would be now hard...

Delainamasi Govt School Selected For Tech Enhanced Learning Project
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Delainamasi Govt School Selected For Tech Enhanced Learning Project

“So we are setting up Year 1 at Delainamasi Government School as an example of how we can teach students using tec...

 Ministry Solves First Day Teacher Absenteeism Issue Immediately
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 Ministry Solves First Day Teacher Absenteeism Issue Immediately

She was hopeful for a great school term if natural disasters or more COVID-19 outbreaks do not happen.

Less Than 200 Places For Year 9 Students
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Less Than 200 Places For Year 9 Students

This despite more than 600 students applying for a Year 9 place at the prestigious girls’ school

Focus On Employability: Education Minister
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Focus On Employability: Education Minister

“There are certain areas I am recommending to Year 13 students, if you want to become a teacher please do not stud...

‘Students Who Don’t Qualify For TELS Can Opt For TVET’
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‘Students Who Don’t Qualify For TELS Can Opt For TVET’

At the end of the day when we study at the university, we want to improve the quality of our life through a job, say...

Absent Teachers A Big Worry to Ministry
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Absent Teachers A Big Worry to Ministry

Minister Kumar says 600-900 teachers are absent daily,  No change in the situation since height of the COVID-19 pan...

‘$1.1 Billion Is Civil Servants Pay’
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‘$1.1 Billion Is Civil Servants Pay’

“One of the reasons why we did not give civil servants a pay cut was because you can see all the nurses and the do...

Secure All Properties, School Heads Told
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Secure All Properties, School Heads Told

“Warnings have been given well in advance and this means you need to start acting now to secure school assets and ...

Comply With Covid Rules Before Jan 10, Schools Instructed
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Comply With Covid Rules Before Jan 10, Schools Instructed

Face-to-face lessons for Early Childhood Education to Year 7 on January 10, 2022. School uniforms are not compulsory...

Opposition Parties Play Cheap Politics: Education Minister 
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Opposition Parties Play Cheap Politics: Education Minister 

“The Opposition cannot fathom that a small country like Fiji is punching above its weight in matters of global sig...

Investment In Educations Leaves TELS Debt Standing At Around $600 Million
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Investment In Educations Leaves TELS Debt Standing At Around $600 Million

“Despite the fiscal challenges we have ensured the education sector spending is not affected. We have been paying ...

 Vaccinated Children Create Safer Schools: Kumar
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 Vaccinated Children Create Safer Schools: Kumar

Vaccination for children is not mandatory. Ms Kumar said vacci­nation was important in protecting Fijians.

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