Fiji is a South Pacific island nation with over 350 islands and islets, approximately 100 of which are inhabited. The capital of Fiji is Suva. Once a leader of Pacific democracies, Fiji has been under military rule since 2006. Since the government's abrogation of Fiji's Constitution in April 2009, the government has ruled by decree and enforced Public Emergency Regulations that limit basic freedoms.
Teachers with a purpose
"They're always smiling and I would like to come back and teach at schools here in Fiji. "Being part of this little community ... see that we have managed to help them especially in speaking English. "I have enjoyed every bit of it so I have two friends ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:15:00 GMT
Lynda Hallinan: Protests may not always change the world, but elections can
Media commentators can argue ad nauseam about the pitfalls of the politics of personality, but there's no denying that Jacinda Ardern has oratory ethos and pathos in spades, plus the best hair of any would-be world leader, whereas Bill English has the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:08:00 GMT
Concordia students and staff serve throughout the world
Dr. Vicki Anderson, associate professor of education, and nine students spent five weeks teaching in two English as a second language summer ... studied conservational biology and shark behavior in Fiji. David Geidel, junior, went to Hong Kong to transport ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:03:00 GMT
Teaching of iTaukei and Hindi to be compulsory in Fiji
Fiji's new constitution has a provision to make the teaching of the iTaukei and the Hindi (along with English) compulsory at primary-school level. The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, Dr Brij Lal, says it will ensure every primary school ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 01 Sep 2013 17:00:00 GMT
Fed Uni student to help out in Fiji
But she won?t be your typical tourist. Ms Stacpool, from Ararat, is heading to Fiji to help teach English and repair small communities. She is one of more than 20 students from Australia involved in the trip. During the trip, students will refurbish ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Jun 2016 06:00:00 GMT
Ten retired teachers to be posted in schools in Marshall Islands
Ten retired secondary school teachers ... through the Fiji Volunteer Service of the National Employment Centre (NEC). They are contracted for two years and will be deployed to four different high schools teaching Geography, History, English and Mathematics.
Publ.Date : Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:22:10 GMT
Controversy over use of iTaukei language in Fiji schools
In Fiji, a row has broken out over the use of the indigenous ... saying students aren't able to understand what teachers are explaining in class in English. Mr Reddy says this is disappointing, saying that when a child goes to university, lecturers will ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 10 Sep 2015 09:17:00 GMT
Early Lingo and the Wakaya Charitable Trust Bring an English Language Learning Initiative to Elementary School Students in Fiji
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Early Lingo, the award-winning DVD series designed to teach young children the basic ... The Wakaya Charitable Trust to provide English Language Learning Kits to school children in Fiji. This effort will test-launch by ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Sep 2013 02:50:36 GMT
Fiji: Mandarin Chinese May be Introduced in Schools
At present, all primary schools in Fiji are mandated to teach local iTaukei language and Hindi, while English is the compulsory subject for both primary and secondary schools. CRIENGLISH.com claims the copyright of all material and information produced ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Jul 2012 23:59:00 GMT
Adventurous Ayr student set to give up hot water and wifi to travel to Fiji to teach poor village children
A student is ditching hot water and wifi for five weeks in the not-so-paradise part of a tropical island. Adventurous Kali Fyfe will be castaway 9800 miles to exotic Fiji. The 21-year ... ?In the mornings I will be teaching English and maths and in ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Mar 2017 16:00:00 GMT