International Literacy Day

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…

First regional micro-qualifications in sports ready for accreditation process 

Three micro-qualifications developed for the region’s sports administrators, coaches and trainers have been endorsed by the Pacific’s key sports stakeholders and will soon be processed for accreditation by the Pacific Community (SPC). 

SPC supports internal quality assurance training for 17 TVET institutions in Fiji

A robust internal quality assurance framework is critical to creating and supporting a high standard of student learning and wellbeing in any higher education institution. 

Conversation with Maria Yamsiu: South Pacific Form Seven Certificate 2021

How has your involvement in the implementation of the South Pacific Form Seven Certificate Francophone curriculum helped Vanuatu’s education system in 2021?

An investment for the future - New study aims to strengthen teachers’ English literacy skills in Kiribati

A new study to explore the teaching practices of English Language teachers at the Kiribati Teachers College, the country’s only teacher training institution, has begun.  The study, which was jointly designed by Kiribati’s Ministry of Education and the…

Harmonisation of the Regional Year 13 assessment brings new opportunities for Vanuatu’s Francophone students

Almost a decade long commitment to compiling the curriculum and assessments for the Francophone version of the South Pacific Form Seven Certificate (SPFSC) yielded success in 2021, providing Francophone students with a qualification that provides better…

Vanuatu: Key academic qualification administered for the first time in French

Last year, for the first time, the Pacific Community (SPC), administered the Francophone version of the South Pacific Form Seven Certificate (SPFSC) programme in 7 schools in Vanuatu. With more than a third of the schools in the country being French-…

Conversion training

The abrupt lockdowns forced by the coronavirus pandemic caused many education providers in Fiji, including institutions of higher learning, to hastily convert their face-to-face instructional content for online learning. After two prolonged lockdowns,…

Resilience Education to Capture Pacific Stars  

Photo: Launch of the Diploma in Resilience Level 5 and 6 with the Pacific Community team The Pacific region is on the frontline of the global climate crisis. The region’s future career pathways must drive towards sustainable, resilient and Pacific owned…
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