International Literacy Day 2023
The 8th of September was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO in 1966 to remind the international community of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies, and the need for intensified efforts towards more literate…
New Pacific-led assessment on the horizon
The 10th Meeting of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) steering committee, endorsed and noted in May the progress of the newly established Pacific Assessment for Lower Secondary (PALS).
Boosting sampling skills in preparation for the fifth cycle of the Pacific’s Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
In preparation for the 2025 Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA), sampling officers from around the region convened for the Sub-regional PILNA sampling workshop to build capacity on sampling designs and processes.
Bolstering the Pacific’s monitoring of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 4 focussing on Education
Launch of the Status of Pacific Education Report (SOPER) 2022
Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Launch of the Status of Pacific Education Report 2022
Good morning and a warm welcome to everyone joining us today, either virtually or in person, for the launch of the 2022 Edition of the Status of Pacific Education Report.
Strengthening the digital needs of the Pacific’s education sector
Pacific’s voice in the global arena Digitalisation has become increasingly prevalent in the education sector worldwide and the experience is no different in the Pacific.
Accredited micro-qualifications ensure lifelong learning and employability
To meet the demand for qualifications upskilling to fit career needs and skills requirements across industries, the Fiji National University (FNU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) have started the development and implementation of micro-qualifications (…
Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the 10th meeting of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) steering committee
Good morning and welcome to the 10th meeting of the Steering Committee for the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, or PILNA. As I look around the room, I see some familiar faces and some not-so-familiar faces, and I hope that through the…
Key research findings aim to raise the quality of Pacific education
Suva, Fiji – To raise the quality of education in the region, the Conference of Pacific Education Ministers (CPEM) discussed and endorsed key findings of two Pacific Regional Education Framework (PacREF) research studies and their benefits for the…