Minister for Education

Early Birthday Present For Raj
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Early Birthday Present For Raj

He added that over the years he has held on to prefect roles which made him more prominent in his bid for later lead...

Open Merit System For Equal Opportunity: Education Minister
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Open Merit System For Equal Opportunity: Education Minister

“Consider yourselves as equals and capable, then and then only you will apply for positions in leadership,” she ...

Education Minister: Less Female Teachers Hold Leadership Positions
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Education Minister: Less Female Teachers Hold Leadership Positions

“We have 31 per cent Male teachers teaching in Primary and Secondary schools and most of them (73 per cent) hold l...

Around 30 % Of Teachers Are Males
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Around 30 % Of Teachers Are Males

“But the point I want to make here is that you want an equal number of men and women in school, what can we do whe...

Students, Parents Urged To Be More Responsible
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Students, Parents Urged To Be More Responsible

“During school hours, we expect teachers and school management to ensure the safety of students,” said the minis...

50 In-Service Scholarships For Diploma And Degree In SIE: Kumar
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50 In-Service Scholarships For Diploma And Degree In SIE: Kumar

The Ministry has been assisting 17 special schools with FEG plus $500 per child per year as special education and in...

Yr 12 And 13 Results To Be Released On Time: Kumar
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Yr 12 And 13 Results To Be Released On Time: Kumar

“We need those results for universities,” she said.

Schools Can Use Remaining Funds For School Projects
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Schools Can Use Remaining Funds For School Projects

However, Ms Kumar said these developments should be carried out once prior approval was received from the ministry.

Ministry Announces Reopening Of School For  ECE To Year 7
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Ministry Announces Reopening Of School For  ECE To Year 7

“The ministry has been following student attendance for Years Eight to 13 since schools resumed a week ago. As the...

Ministry Consider Late Opening, Closing 2023 School Dates
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Ministry Consider Late Opening, Closing 2023 School Dates

Ms Kumar said the same suggestion had been made by the business community in Suva and that it was a very valid one.

More Special Education Teachers Needed: Minister
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More Special Education Teachers Needed: Minister

“Our job is to ensure that these trainings are available, and teachers can then sign up. It can be during holidays...

 Exam Dates Remain
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 Exam Dates Remain

 Compassionate pass considered for those unable to sit exams

60% Of Students returned To school On Tuesday: Kumar
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60% Of Students returned To school On Tuesday: Kumar

This is a pandemic and we can’t expect 100 per cent attendance. We must start somewhere: Minister

Waiwalu Ready To Get Back To Class
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Waiwalu Ready To Get Back To Class

“It will be harder if there is an outbreak and they have to come back; hopefully, it is safe sending them back to ...

 Retired Principal To Set Up Cafeteria Business  
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 Retired Principal To Set Up Cafeteria Business  

“I would miss participating at principal conferences and other teacher workshops where we used to meet and share i...

 Nitesh Proud Of Mum’s Career
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 Nitesh Proud Of Mum’s Career

“I always look up to her as a role model, she taught me how to be disciplined, hardworking and be a caring person,...

 19 Retired Teachers Honoured
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 19 Retired Teachers Honoured

“During this COVID-19 pandem­ic, our teachers have played the role of COVID warriors either through creating awar...

Picking and Choosing of Students Must Stop,  Says Minister Kumar
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Picking and Choosing of Students Must Stop, Says Minister Kumar

"It is your duty to serve the children of your area first."

Minister Urges Teachers, Students To Keep Guard Up During Pandemic
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Minister Urges Teachers, Students To Keep Guard Up During Pandemic

“If we let our guards down then obviously, we are at risk and we need to keep ourselves safe,” she said.

Teachers Urged To Pay Attention To Student Needs
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Teachers Urged To Pay Attention To Student Needs

“Work with your children, guide them and deal with them like they are your best friends. Treat them like your very...

Boarders Excited To Be Back In School
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Boarders Excited To Be Back In School

She described the experience of home learning on the island as one she would never forget.

Ministry Raising The Bar For All Aspiring Teachers
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Ministry Raising The Bar For All Aspiring Teachers

“We have many teachers, particularly secondary who are without jobs. So, this is a good time to be selective when ...

 Minister Visit Schools, Hands Over Korean Government Donated Items
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 Minister Visit Schools, Hands Over Korean Government Donated Items

“We chose schools to give this equipment due to its remoteness and need of assistance. This equip­ment will assis...

 2021 School Year to Continue for Another Term in 2022, Says Kumar
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 2021 School Year to Continue for Another Term in 2022, Says Kumar

This term will be known as the fourth term, allowing students to catch up on the schoolwork they had missed out this...

Resumption Of Classes For Lower Grades Depends On Vaxx, Cyclone Season
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Resumption Of Classes For Lower Grades Depends On Vaxx, Cyclone Season

Minister for Education Premila Kumar made this comment yesterday while announcing the school dates for Years 12 and ...

No Fee For Changing Names At Registration
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No Fee For Changing Names At Registration

This clarification was made in Parliament yesterday by the Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and Minister for Edu...

Fully Vaccinated Teachers To Report To Work Tomorrow
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Fully Vaccinated Teachers To Report To Work Tomorrow

Minister for Education Premila Kumar, says, “I strongly advise parents to get their children vaccinated as vaccine...

 Education Minister Urges Students Over 18 To Get The Jab
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 Education Minister Urges Students Over 18 To Get The Jab

The ministry is working on a number of logistics that must be put in place before we can safely bring these students...

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