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USP Saga: ‘Government Requested Thompson Step Aside’
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USP Saga: ‘Government Requested Thompson Step Aside’

In an interview, Minister for Education Rosy Akbar said at the beginning of the council meeting on Friday, June 19, ...

Minister Pledges To Also Barter
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Minister Pledges To Also Barter

Ms Akbar said the Barter for Better Fiji was a good idea because it allowed Fijians in need to trade without the use...

Subsidised Blue E-Transport Cards Not For School Holidays: Ministry
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Subsidised Blue E-Transport Cards Not For School Holidays: Ministry

The Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts Rosy Akbar has urged students to refrain from using the subsidised blu...

Akbar Calls For Parents’ Help
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Akbar Calls For Parents’ Help

She was commenting on the more than 27000 cases of violence were recorded in both primary and secondary schools last...

Visitors To Schools Must Not Take Up Useful Class Time For Students Says Education Minister
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Visitors To Schools Must Not Take Up Useful Class Time For Students Says Education Minister

“All we want to know is, who is coming to address our students, what are they coming to address, how much teaching...

Complete Exam Markings During School Week, School Heads Told
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Complete Exam Markings During School Week, School Heads Told

Plan your exam in such a way that when Term One break comes, your staff members have already marked those papers say...

Don’t Cover up Cases of Sexual Harassment: Minister Akbar
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Don’t Cover up Cases of Sexual Harassment: Minister Akbar

Rosy Akbar says issues like sexual harassment between students or issues where teachers were involved should not be ...

Minister Akbar: PTA Levies Should Not Be Imposed On Students
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Minister Akbar: PTA Levies Should Not Be Imposed On Students

Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Rosy Akbar has reminded the heads of schools that Parents Teachers Associ...

Minister Akbar Impressed With RKS Progress
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Minister Akbar Impressed With RKS Progress

Minister for Education, Rosy Akbar, yesterday was again at Ratu Kadavulevu School to carry out final inspections. Ms...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Akbar Keeps Composure Despite Challenges With Teacher Unions
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Nemani Delaibatiki: Akbar Keeps Composure Despite Challenges With Teacher Unions

Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts maintains her passion. Stakeholders had welcomed her appointment because o...

School Heads Discriminate Students On Academic Performance?
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School Heads Discriminate Students On Academic Performance?

Regardless of the background of each child, they still have the right to education and the ministry will be looking ...

158 Students Move To Senior Dorm, Akbar Gives Them Hope of Rescue
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158 Students Move To Senior Dorm, Akbar Gives Them Hope of Rescue

They were moved to the senior dormitories after a fire gutted the Degei House dormitory on Friday night.

Education Minister Debunks Rumours. Again
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Education Minister Debunks Rumours. Again

How gullible has Fiji become that they would believe anything and everything? It is important to know fact from fict...

Get Back To Teaching: Akbar Tells School Heads
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Get Back To Teaching: Akbar Tells School Heads

“Heads of schools from next year, you will teach,” said Ms Akbar.

Education Minister Explains Why School Grants Have Been Reduced
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Education Minister Explains Why School Grants Have Been Reduced

The reduction is understood to be a cost-cutting measure as the budget for the ministry has also decreased.

Allegations Of Students Having Sex In Ba School Not True Says Education Minister
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Allegations Of Students Having Sex In Ba School Not True Says Education Minister

“I visited the school yesterday (Thursday) I spoke to the principal, I spoke to the manager nothing of that sort h...

It’s Time We Stop The Cycle Of Violence And Abuse Against Women
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It’s Time We Stop The Cycle Of Violence And Abuse Against Women

“My mother suffered in silence and so did we. What was her fault I ask myself? What was our fault – we were chil...

Girmitiyas Not ‘Vulagi’: Rosi Akbar Speaks Out
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Girmitiyas Not ‘Vulagi’: Rosi Akbar Speaks Out

I am a Fijian with a rich ancestry. As a Fijian I want to again welcome all our foreign from far and wide to my beau...

No Chaplains In Government-Run Schools In 2020 Says Methodist Church in Fiji
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No Chaplains In Government-Run Schools In 2020 Says Methodist Church in Fiji

"We have received an instruction from the Ministry of Education that all Government secondary schools will no longer...

Fiji Budget 2019: Investing In Young Fijians
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Fiji Budget 2019: Investing In Young Fijians

In the 2018-2019 National Budget Government had set aside a record $1 billion for the Ministry of Education, Heritag...

Akbar Hands Over Transport Assistance To Rural, Maritime Schools
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Akbar Hands Over Transport Assistance To Rural, Maritime Schools

Meanwhile, the ministry also handed over two school buses for Malhaha District/Rotuma High School and St John’s Co...

‘I Will Die Here, I Will Not Move to Another Place’
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‘I Will Die Here, I Will Not Move to Another Place’

Elderly widow refuses to move from her run-down house, built by her late husband

Dialogue Is Important When Dealing With Students Says Fiji’s Education Minister
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Dialogue Is Important When Dealing With Students Says Fiji’s Education Minister

She also said that teachers will be dealt with if they use corporal punishment as a means of punishment for the chil...

46 Schools Have Registered For Kula Awards
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46 Schools Have Registered For Kula Awards

Film Fiji chairperson Shaenaz Voss also highlighted that the industry was looking at encouraging film production as ...

Minister Discusses Future Of School
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Minister Discusses Future Of School

Minister for Education Rosy Akbar visited Nakaidrau Infant School in the upper reaches of Naitasiri’s Wainimala di...

A-G First Cabinet Minister to  Attend Rural Celebration
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A-G First Cabinet Minister to Attend Rural Celebration

For the first time a Cabinet minister attended Fiji Day celebration at Lagalaga Sanatan Primary School yesterday. Th...

A-G: Ministry to Reconsider Criteria on Transfers
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A-G: Ministry to Reconsider Criteria on Transfers

The Attorney-General and Minister for Education Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the ministry would reconsider some of the c...

A-G guides students on grievance process
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A-G guides students on grievance process

The Attorney-General and Minister for Education Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum assured students of their right to appeal if the...

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