Transforming primary education in the Pacific through data-Informed strategies

The global drive to engage in evidence-based decision-making has been widely acknowledged and adopted at the regional and national levels worldwide. In the Pacific, there is a growing pool of data banks that are being used by Pacific governments to…

2021 Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) online platform

The Pacific Way Podcast - S04 - E08: Creating the winds of change in Pacific Education

In early September 2022, the fourth cycle report of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) was launched in Suva Fiji. Administered through the Pacific Community, over 40,000 students sat for PILNA in 15 pacific island countries and…

Pacific’s largest literacy and numeracy assessment identifies room for further improvement

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Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet Asnath Tasale, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 – Vanuatu

PILNA, being the region’s largest assessment, focusses on the literacy and numeracy proficiency skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students. These are required skills that children need to progress through school and life, including literacy skills in reading…

Remarks by SPC’s Representative to the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Report 2021, Miles Young

Noting that all protocols have been observed, may I begin by adding my own congratulations for the launch of the 2021 PILNA report, recognising in particular that the field research for the report was undertaken during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) Report 2021

Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) Report 2021

Pacific’s largest education assessment launches 4th cycle report

Photo: From left: Charlotte Darlow, New Zealand High Commissioner, Sophie Temby, DFAT Counsellor (Australia Department of Foreign Affairs after presenting the drua artefact to Lati Bergmans, Vanuatu's Director-General (Education). A scroll is attached to…

Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet Marcellino Yang, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 – Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

PILNA, being the region’s largest assessment, focusses on the literacy and numeracy proficiency skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students. These are required skills that children need to progress through school and life, including literacy skills in reading…

Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet Josaia Sila, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 - Fiji

PILNA, being the region’s largest assessment, focusses on the literacy and numeracy proficiency skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students. These are required skills that children need to progress through school and life, including literacy skills in reading…
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