Rosy Akbar

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...

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

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
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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...

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

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 ...

Nemani Delaibatiki: No Grog, No Lavish Meals During School Hours Good Policy
Editorial

Nemani Delaibatiki: No Grog, No Lavish Meals During School Hours Good Policy

Schools do not have the luxury to splash their meager resources on entertaining guests when they can be used to upgr...

No Grog, No Special Meals For Chief Guests During School Hours: Akbar
NATION

No Grog, No Special Meals For Chief Guests During School Hours: Akbar

Minister does not want to see grant money used for chief guest’s meal or garland also.

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

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...

Don’t Play Politics, Akbar Tells School Heads At Sigatoka Meeting
NATION

Don’t Play Politics, Akbar Tells School Heads At Sigatoka Meeting

“Don’t play politics, let politicians do their job and you do your job wherever you are appointed. The children ...

Minister Akbar Impressed With RKS Progress
NATION

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
Analysis

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?
Feature

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
NATION

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.

Diwali, Chance to Showcase Heritage, Says Akbar
NATION

Diwali, Chance to Showcase Heritage, Says Akbar

Diwali will also bring communities and the nation together in unity. It is the time to forgive and forget, time for ...

Education Minister Debunks Rumours. Again
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
Sunvoice

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...

36 New School Counsellors To Be Deployed At Different Divisions
NATION

36 New School Counsellors To Be Deployed At Different Divisions

The counsellors complete their courses from local counselling organisations like Empower Pacific and Medical Service...

Katarina Bubu Recognized For Her Bravery During TC Winston
NATION

Katarina Bubu Recognized For Her Bravery During TC Winston

The award was organized by the Fiji Children's Award - brainchild of Vision Fiji - which is celebrated every two yea...

Girmitiyas Not ‘Vulagi’: Rosi Akbar Speaks Out
Analysis

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...

Fiji Police Investigating Case Of A Year 2 Student Stabbed With Pencil
NEWS

Fiji Police Investigating Case Of A Year 2 Student Stabbed With Pencil

The student was injured on the nose and one hand, treated at the MIOT Hospital

Fiji Budget 2019: Investing In Young Fijians
Budget 2019

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...

AI Facility At Yat Sen A First For Fiji
NEWS

AI Facility At Yat Sen A First For Fiji

Minister for Education Rosy Akbar said the donations would boost the participation of students in their academic pro...

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