Rosy Akbar

‘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.

Report Cases Of Indiscipline To Ministry Or Police, Urges Akbar
NATION

Report Cases Of Indiscipline To Ministry Or Police, Urges Akbar

Ms Akbar highlighted this during an interview in the North as she conducted official visits to schools yesterday.

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.

Stop Misleading Fijians: Akbar Tells Agni Deo Singh
NATION

Stop Misleading Fijians: Akbar Tells Agni Deo Singh

“The ministry is not going to dictate what food parents wish to give their child,” Minister Akbar said.

Marist Drug Probe: Students Admit To Using Drugs In School Uniform
NEWS

Marist Drug Probe: Students Admit To Using Drugs In School Uniform

“We are aware of the case and we have reported the matter to the National Substance Abuse Advisory Council and the...

Minister Commends 80% Student Attendance In First Two Weeks
NATION

Minister Commends 80% Student Attendance In First Two Weeks

This is while the nation returns to the new norm as the COVID-19 restrictions are gradually lifted.

Teachers Can Appeal Ministry’s MyAPA Decision Says Education Minister
NEWS

Teachers Can Appeal Ministry’s MyAPA Decision Says Education Minister

Ms Akbar made the comment in light of the Fiji Teachers Confederation (FTC) recent advertisement voicing its disappo...

Education Minister Welcomes Teachers Back To School
NEWS

Education Minister Welcomes Teachers Back To School

Minister Akbar, thanks to teachers for their resilience and preparedness to deal with the devastation of TC Harold a...

USP Saga: ‘Government Requested Thompson Step Aside’
NATION

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, ...

No Deans Says Education Minster
SUNBIZ

No Deans Says Education Minster

The Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts said it was important all school curriculums should be covered after t...

USP Showdown: Council Meeting On Friday
NEWS

USP Showdown: Council Meeting On Friday

Thompson: Some people are saying the meeting is on Wednesday, but the only official call of a meeting is on Friday.

Minister Akbar Tours New Building Site At Queen Victoria School
NATION

Minister Akbar Tours New Building Site At Queen Victoria School

The project is funded by the Fijian Government.

Good Governance Key At University of the South Pacific: Fiji
NEWS

Good Governance Key At University of the South Pacific: Fiji

Minister for Education, Rosy Akbar, who also sat in the executive committee meeting, said the quantity and nature of...

Akbar Offers 12-Acre Land For Anyone Interested In Utilising It For Agricultural Purposes
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Akbar Offers 12-Acre Land For Anyone Interested In Utilising It For Agricultural Purposes

“Around five families between Ba and Nadi have contacted me to have a look at the land. I am very happy that I am ...

Education Ministry To Review Scheduled Opening Of Schools On June 16th
NEWS

Education Ministry To Review Scheduled Opening Of Schools On June 16th

This was revealed yesterday in Parliament by the Minister for Education, Rosy Akbar, who said schools would only ope...

Fiji’s Education Minister’s ‘Barter Bug’ Soars
Feature

Fiji’s Education Minister’s ‘Barter Bug’ Soars

“We are headed through very tough times and I would like to urge an appeal to people if they have to go out of the...

Minister Pledges To Also Barter
Feature

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...

Students Get Free Access To Education Channel
NEWS

Students Get Free Access To Education Channel

Students from kindergarten to Year 13 will now be able to access educational programmes through a new free-to-air Ed...

Akbar Visits Tailevu Schools Affected By Cyclone Harold
NATION

Akbar Visits Tailevu Schools Affected By Cyclone Harold

She visited Tailevu North College, Namalata District School and Queen Victoria School.

COVID-19: Schools Remain Closed Until April 17
NEWS

COVID-19: Schools Remain Closed Until April 17

The Ministry requests that all children be kept at home as much as possible as the Fijian public continues to practi...

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

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...

Don’t Sweep Issues Under The Carpet, School Heads Warned
NATION

Don’t Sweep Issues Under The Carpet, School Heads Warned

“When it comes to the welfare and safety of our children, even your staff members, try not to hide serious issues,...

Education Minister Pleased Queen Victoria School Parents, Guardians, Teachers Meet Over Student Issues
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Education Minister Pleased Queen Victoria School Parents, Guardians, Teachers Meet Over Student Issues

Rosy Akbar says she is pleased to see Queen Victoria School parents and guardians meeting with stakeholders to highl...

Stakeholders, Talk To Students. Let’s Have An Accident-Free Coke Games: Akbar
NATION

Stakeholders, Talk To Students. Let’s Have An Accident-Free Coke Games: Akbar

Burning, tearing of school flags raise concerns following viral video.

Akbar Calls For Parents’ Help
NATION

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
NEWS

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...

Don’t Tell Students To Find Another School, Minister Akbar Tells School Heads
NEWS

Don’t Tell Students To Find Another School, Minister Akbar Tells School Heads

“Some communities have told me that their assistant principal or vice principal tells them to find another school,...

Complete Exam Markings During School Week, School Heads Told
NATION

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...

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