Ministry of Education

Businessman, Ministry Staff And LTA Personnel Under Spotlight For Alleged Bus Fare Scam
NEWS

Businessman, Ministry Staff And LTA Personnel Under Spotlight For Alleged Bus Fare Scam

The alleged scam involves hundreds of thousands of dollars dubiously taken from the Government.

‘No Audited Financial Statements, No Grant’
Politics

‘No Audited Financial Statements, No Grant’

This was revealed by Minister for Education Rosy Akbar in Parliament yesterday.

RKS Saga Probe: Education Ministry Will Investigate Claims
NATION

RKS Saga Probe: Education Ministry Will Investigate Claims

Minister, Rosy Akbar said that she had received a letter from the student council body and the ministry would ensure...

RKS To Be Closed For One Week Following Concerns For Student Safety
NEWS

RKS To Be Closed For One Week Following Concerns For Student Safety

Parents are advised to make arrangements to pick up their children from school.

RKS Students Urged To Resume Normal Studies
NATION

RKS Students Urged To Resume Normal Studies

The Ministry has asked that students remain calm and maintain discipline.

Students In Water Disrupted Areas Advised To Stay Home
NEWS

Students In Water Disrupted Areas Advised To Stay Home

"We urge parents to watch over their children during this closure and ensure that they do not get into trouble or en...

Protest: Ministry Probes RKS Mass Gathering
NATION, NEWS

Protest: Ministry Probes RKS Mass Gathering

Minister for Education Rosy Akbar said Ministry officials had been deployed to the school to investigate the gatheri...

Kumar Granted Leave To Apply For Judicial Review
Crime & Court

Kumar Granted Leave To Apply For Judicial Review

Arvind Kumar signed his three-year contract on December 3, 2018, and in September 2019, there was a complaint agains...

Nadi Special Needs School Head, Teacher Sent Home After Child Abuse Incident
NEWS

Nadi Special Needs School Head, Teacher Sent Home After Child Abuse Incident

The Minister reminded teachers that they are paid by taxpayers to educate and keep students under their charge safe.

School Closure Extended For Another 2 Weeks
NEWS

School Closure Extended For Another 2 Weeks

The Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts has extended school closure for another two weeks, with the anticipated...

Year 12 And Year 13 Language Project To Be 100% Examination
NEWS

Year 12 And Year 13 Language Project To Be 100% Examination

A circular sent on Tuesday by the Acting Permanent Secretary for Education Susan Kiran revealed that examinations fo...

Gayleshni Kumar Case Sets Precedent In Debate Over Discipline In Schools
Opinion

Gayleshni Kumar Case Sets Precedent In Debate Over Discipline In Schools

It could open floodgates to similar challenges by Teachers aggrieved by their dismissal. Ministry of Education must ...

Education Ministry Aware Of Alleged Rape Incident At A Remote Maritime High School, Issue Reported To Police
NEWS

Education Ministry Aware Of Alleged Rape Incident At A Remote Maritime High School, Issue Reported To Police

Heads of Schools and Teachers are empowered by the Ministry and mandated under the Child Protection Policy to take s...

Judgment On Notice For Seventh-Day Adventist, Ministry of Education Case
NEWS

Judgment On Notice For Seventh-Day Adventist, Ministry of Education Case

The Attorney-General’s Office, on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts, has appealed against the...

Teachers And Students Stranded Leave 4 Weeks Late
NATION

Teachers And Students Stranded Leave 4 Weeks Late

A teacher who was also on the trip said those in authority should do something to make sure that this does not happe...

Move To Revive Our Traditional Games
SPORTS

Move To Revive Our Traditional Games

The Fiji National Sports Commission (FNSC) together with the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts, Ministry of i...

Cyclone Tino: Closure Of Schools In Eastern Division
NEWS

Cyclone Tino: Closure Of Schools In Eastern Division

All schools in the Eastern Division were closed at noon today, Friday 17th January, 2020.

61,644 Subsidised e-Transport Card Funds For Students Loaded By Ministry Of Education
NEWS

61,644 Subsidised e-Transport Card Funds For Students Loaded By Ministry Of Education

The Ministry is urging beneficiaries who have not yet redeemed their transportation assistance to urgently do so. Fu...

Card Rush Despite Reminders
NATION

Card Rush Despite Reminders

Despite early reminders some parents and guardians left it until yesterday, the beginning of the new school year, to...

Renovation For RKS To Be Completed Before School Starts
NATION

Renovation For RKS To Be Completed Before School Starts

Ms Burchell said the renovation was briefly interrupted by Tropical Cyclone Sarai, but they hoped to complete the wo...

Teachers Advised To Upload E-Contracts
NATION

Teachers Advised To Upload E-Contracts

2500 teachers have successfully signed their e-contracts while at least 800 have yet to sign theirs.

Akbar Looks Into Year 13 Maths Results
NATION

Akbar Looks Into Year 13 Maths Results

Minister Rosy Akbar said those were provisional results and they had seen a drop in the Math’s results.

School Heads Must Be On Duty During School Holidays, Teachers Told
NEWS

School Heads Must Be On Duty During School Holidays, Teachers Told

She said the head of school is a position of responsibility and they are expected to ensure all arrangements are in ...

Ministry of Education Has Right to Close SDA College: Judge
NEWS

Ministry of Education Has Right to Close SDA College: Judge

The church argued that it has the right to appoint a SDA as principal, in terms of section 22(4) of the Constitution...

Blue eTransport Cards Unusable During School Holidays
NEWS

Blue eTransport Cards Unusable During School Holidays

The Ministry of Education has noted that on Sundays a total transaction of $33,000 on these blue cards were made, on...

Four Queens Vie For Miss Rakiraki Title
NATION

Four Queens Vie For Miss Rakiraki Title

Four young enthusiastic queens will be vying for the title of Miss Rakiraki at the 2019 Vodafone Rakiraki Carnival.

Police Probe Tampering Of Y12 Exam Paper
NEWS

Police Probe Tampering Of Y12 Exam Paper

The exam supervisor made the discovery yesterday morning and found some of the sealed portions of the exam papers al...

Education Ministry Works On Bringing  281 Dropouts Back To School
NATION

Education Ministry Works On Bringing 281 Dropouts Back To School

“Most of these students come from maybe broken families. We are trying to reach out to them and trying to motivate...

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