Premila Kumar

Hot Spring Project Adds To Savusavu Town’s Burgeoning Tourist Attraction
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Hot Spring Project Adds To Savusavu Town’s Burgeoning Tourist Attraction

Savusavu’s tourist attraction is set to expand further when the Hot Spring project is completed by the end of May,...

Water Supply A Never Ending Problem, Says Suva Bus Stand Kiosk Operators
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Water Supply A Never Ending Problem, Says Suva Bus Stand Kiosk Operators

Kiosk operators near the Suva Bus Stand and Suva Market are worried about their water supply. They raised this is...

478 School Teachers Have Masters Degree
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478 School Teachers Have Masters Degree

A total of 478 teachers in Fiji have Master Qualification, the Minister for Education Premila Kumar revealed in Parl...

Redeveloped Ratu Sukuna Park Features Modern Café Overlooking Suva Harbour
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Redeveloped Ratu Sukuna Park Features Modern Café Overlooking Suva Harbour

The redevelopment of the iconic Ratu Sukuna Park will feature a modern café with a rooftop overlooking the Suva har...

Cokes, Deans On Hold
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Cokes, Deans On Hold

Minister for Education, Heritage, and Arts Premila Kumar says proper planning is needed to consider holding the popu...

Tora Leads Ninth Branch Of Volunteer Movement In Fiji
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Tora Leads Ninth Branch Of Volunteer Movement In Fiji

Soroptimist International (SI) Fiji launched its ninth branch. The new branch, Soroptimist International Sugar City...

Heads Of School Training On Minister’s Top Priority List
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Heads Of School Training On Minister’s Top Priority List

Training for heads of schools will be a priority for Premila Kumar. The Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, ...

Shortage Of Qualified Special-Ed Teachers
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Shortage Of Qualified Special-Ed Teachers

“Teachers who are here are from Early Childhood Education (ECE) and also from primary. When they come here we usua...

No Difference In Teaching Quality And Curriculum: Kumar On School Zoning
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No Difference In Teaching Quality And Curriculum: Kumar On School Zoning

Ms Kumar said that people perceived that schools located in urban areas were far better than rural areas.

A 70 per cent pass rate was recorded for the 2021 Year 13 Examinations.
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A 70 per cent pass rate was recorded for the 2021 Year 13 Examinations.

“This year students missed a huge amount of classroom learning but they continued with home studies with parents a...

Some Denial In Case Of Alleged Assault
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Some Denial In Case Of Alleged Assault

The Commission was in possession of photographic evidence, recorded the statement of the child and was also followin...

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...

 PE class compulsory, Should Never Be Replaced: Minister Premila Kumar
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 PE class compulsory, Should Never Be Replaced: Minister Premila Kumar

Teachers should never replace or swap Physi­cal Education classes with another class. This was the statement mad...

New Location For Labasa Market
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New Location For Labasa Market

Ms Kumar said they had already secured a land for the new market.

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...

Use Feature New Platforms, Minister Urges Teachers
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Use Feature New Platforms, Minister Urges Teachers

The ministry would also launch a teacher helpline dedicated for the 13,000 teachers

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...

New Design For Savusavu Market, Blue Town Initiative Crucial
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New Design For Savusavu Market, Blue Town Initiative Crucial

“We will soon start advertising the tender process for interested contractors to carry out the development”.

Park Upgrade To Benefit Savusavu Kids
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Park Upgrade To Benefit Savusavu Kids

Town Council chief executive officer, Seema Dutt, said the upgrade project was initially planned by the council, and...

Savusavu Hotsprings Project To Boost Eco-Tourism Activity: Premila Kumar
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Savusavu Hotsprings Project To Boost Eco-Tourism Activity: Premila Kumar

“We will develop the area to make it more presentable and promote a feel-good factor for the hidden paradise and i...

Unwell Children Should Stay Home
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Unwell Children Should Stay Home

Students, from ECE to Year 11, will return to school to complete the remaining coverage and revisit concepts covered...

Minister Premila Kumar: Schools Will Open As Scheduled
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Minister Premila Kumar: Schools Will Open As Scheduled

"Some parents are saying that they don't want to send their children to school. I can only say that we can't force t...

Curfew Changes, School Start Date Changes Likely
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Curfew Changes, School Start Date Changes Likely

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services, Dr James Fong, reiterated that imposing lockdown and suspending...

Premila Kumar: Plans to Remove Exams From Years 1 to Year 3
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Premila Kumar: Plans to Remove Exams From Years 1 to Year 3

There are plans underway to remove exams for students in Years 1 to 3 because the Ministry of Education, Heritage an...

 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...

Jokhan Realtors Opens In Lautoka, Keeps Growing
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Jokhan Realtors Opens In Lautoka, Keeps Growing

Jokhan Realtors Ltd has grown from strength to strength. The Lautoka branch was launched by the Minister for Educati...

Minister Kumar Inspires Boarders At Adi Cakobau
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Minister Kumar Inspires Boarders At Adi Cakobau

‘I do not treat boys and girls differently - even at home with my two sons and a daughter, I treat them equally’

More Stations And Better Equipment Part Of NFA Plan
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More Stations And Better Equipment Part Of NFA Plan

More fire stations and better equipment are all part of the National Fire Authority’s (NFA) five-year strategic pl...

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