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Winner’s tale about a true super hero

Saturday September 29, 2018

Following on from the recent Literacy Week run by the Ministry of Education, we are going to be publishing some of the winning entries from the creative writing competition over the next few weeka. The theme for this year’s competition was “Cook Islands Heroes”.

Te Uki Ou gets the app ‘appening

Friday September 28, 2018

Continuing to improve communication was the biggest reason behind Apii Te Uki Ou creating a new phone application (app).

"Goodbye Monash. We give our love back to you for teaching us,” said a sign at Nukutere College during the farewell of three student teachers on Friday, and judging by the tears shed at the ceremony, the feeling was mutual.

New teacher applications

Thursday September 27, 2018

A number of contracts between staff and the Ministry of Education are due to finish at the end of the school year, creating a volume of vacancies for teachers, principals and education specialists in Rarotonga and the Pa Enua.

Two Global Volunteers are currently spending time in class with students from Tereora College.

An icy blast as Avarua goes polar

Wednesday September 26, 2018

A little bit of Antarctica has blown into Rarotonga over the past few days, courtesy of New Zealand’s Otago Museum.

School pupils learn value of recycling

Saturday September 22, 2018

WATSAN director Jamie Short and Infrastructure Cook Islands waste programme coordinator on assignment with VSA, Hilary Boyes, showed a group of year two Apii Avarua pupils around the Rarotonga landfill on Friday.

Students focus on CI heroes

Saturday September 15, 2018

St Joseph’s School held their Literacy Week this week, after their school schedule made it impractical to hold it last week with the rest of the Cook Islands.

Students dress up for literacy week

Saturday September 15, 2018

Apii Avarua’s 500 students dressed up as their favourite literary characters, filling the National Auditorium grounds with colour and laughter for their literacy week finale.

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