Measuring the Pacific’s education commitment through data

Across the region, governments are striving to improve the quality of education which would ripple i

Development of the Pacific’s first regional science assessment underway

The Pacific Assessment for Lower Secondary (PALS) Science Capacity Building workshop not only focussed on the preparation of the PALS second pilot but also paved a pathway for the region’s firs

Employing innovative interventions to improve Pacific’s literacy scores

Improving the region’s literacy standards is at the heart of the improvement goals set out by the Pacific’s education leaders and the intervention work being carried out by the Pacific Community (SPC).The results of the 2021 Pacific Islands Literacy and…

Pacific Qualifications Recognition project: Building regional capacity in education quality to support improved recognition of Pacific qualifications

To improve Pacific graduates’ access to further education and skilled employment across the region and abroad, the Pacific Community (SPC) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) have launched the Pacific Qualifications Recognition Project.…

Reaffirming commitment: Pacific nations unite to strengthen Pacific’s qualifications

Following a lapse of four years due to COVID-19, the Pacific Qualifications Advisory Board (PQAB) met and discussed the current needs and challenges and prioritised activities that can be undertaken to strengthen quality assurance of higher education…

Paving the way for improved recognition of Pacific qualifications

In the Pacific, people frequently move between countries for work and study, both through labour mobility schemes and individual arrangements.

Pacific’s education quality board endorses public sharing of country specific information and new areas of work identified by the region

The ninth meeting of the Pacific Board for Education Quality (PBEQ) took place from 20th to 22nd March 2024 and focussed on enhancing the quality of education at all levels across the region by making country specific information that were generated…

Michelle Belisle speech at the Pacific Board for Education Quality a Subcommittee of the Pacific Community’s Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations Meeting

Opening remarks by Seci Waqabaca, Deputy Director of the SPC's Educational Quality and Assessment Programme, at the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and development of Pacific Assessment for Lower Secondary Workshop

Esteemed Heads of Education in the Pacific Honored Education Partners As we gather here today, we are reminded of the vast expanse of the ocean that unites us, connecting all the islands of the Pacific in a profound and enduring bond. It is within this…

Exploring the World of Psychometrics: improving the educational outcomes for Pacific students

Psychometric analysis is now increasingly being employed by Pacific Island countries to analyse student assessments and report on the key areas of education identified by the national governments of the region. To improve the standard of reporting using…
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