Education

Playwright, poet, producer and director Miria George says creating a hub of contemporary arts in Rarotonga would be a smart way for the Cook Islands to position itself as the arts centre of the South Pacific.

Cook Islands Maori language is alive in the Pa Enua and this is being observed in the number of entries submitted for the Ministry of Education’s writing competition.

Kids taught self-respect

Wednesday August 28, 2019

Fuel your Future was the theme of last week’s village festival in Papaaroa where children discussed different ways of building a better future.

Never stop learning. That’s what Veai Mani, 70, tells his children, and his seven grandchildren, and will tell his two great-grandchildren – when they are old enough to listen!

Students supplied with more screens

Thursday August 22, 2019

The Ministry of Education has put out tenders for the supply of laptops and iPads.

Patient students of St Joseph’s primary school who waited patiently for the blessing of their information technology equipment, impressed invited guests, including Minister Rose Brown who acknowledged their good behaviour in her speech.

The late Ron Crocombe has been described as a man ‘ahead of his time’, a father of education for the people of the Cook Islands and the Pacific as a whole.

Painter having a whale of a time

Saturday July 06, 2019

When visiting painter Gonzales Aladana saw a whale breaching off the Rarotonga reef, he was inspired.

Apii Arorangi students are enthusiastic and excited to participate in the Cook Islands News educational KidsPage.

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