Tuvalu is a South Pacific island nation consisting of four reef islands and five atolls. A self-governing member of the British Commonwealth, Tuvalu has a parliamentary system of government.
It\'s Time to Start Teaching Kids About Climate Change
When I began brainstorming this unit, the 2015 United Nations Climate Conference in Paris had just ended; I thought about how I could use this significant event as a way to teach my students ... a student who was learning English as a second language ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Sep 2017 05:30:00 GMT
As their nation sinks, Tuvaluans raise their language
Tuvalu is ... the challenge of teaching their children how to embrace a new identity as both Tuvaluans and New Zealanders. "I mean in my day as a first generation [migrant] my parents were told it's either-or. You either speak English or speak Cook Island."
Publ.Date : Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:35:00 GMT
Australia?s Foreign Language Deficit
Parents aren?t ready for this, because if you start teaching half the curriculum in Chinese a lot parents won?t want this, they think that their children?s English will suffer ... Kiribati and Tuvalu to work in parts of Australia for up to three ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:47:17 GMT
Earthquakes near Vanuatu, Pacific islands
Vanuatu, Fiji, Tuvalu and New Caledonia sounded sirens and evacuated coastal ... Principal Kerrie Wilde, in Sydney, had since been in contact with teachers travelling with the students and been told they were safe and well. The girls, in grades nine ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 06 Oct 2009 17:00:00 GMT
Trouble in paradise: Queen\'s man in Tuvalu and the Prime Minister of the tiny Pacific island try to sack each other
The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge toured last year, has despatched a letter to the Queen asking her to support his attempts to remove the Governor-General from office. As the nation?s flag, with the British emblem in ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:26:00 GMT
Tuvalu: Visiting one of the world\'s tiniest countries
English is the official language (once part of a British protectorate called the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Tuvalu has been part of the Commonwealth since it became independent in 1978), and they use Australian dollars ? although there are no ATMs or ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 03 Jul 2016 10:05:54 GMT
Kochi woman raising awareness for Tuvalu
FUNAFUTI, TUVALU ? A young Japanese woman is working to raise awareness about the impact of global warming on Tuvalu ... constant heavy storms and droughts in the future. Kitazoe was teaching elementary school students about environmental problems ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:00:46 GMT
Trouble in Tuvalu
Tuvalu, a tiny cluster of nine coral atolls and islands about halfway between Australia and Hawaii in the South Pacific, is one of the smallest countries on the planet. Data suggests that global sea levels could rise by as much as 140 cm by 2100, which ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 22 Oct 2012 12:40:47 GMT
Tuvalu language week launched
It is a good starting point for those interested in learning or teaching the language.? Tuvalu Language Week finishes on Saturday 1 October to coincide with Tuvalu?s 38th Independence Day celebrations. A full calendar of Tuvalu Language Week events and ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:49:00 GMT
Overworked UAE teachers quit in droves
Dubai: Work pressure is taking a heavy toll on school teachers with many ending up in hospitals for stress-related diseases while trying to meet unrealistic deadlines ahead of the summer vacation. Unable to cope with the rigours of their excessively ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 May 2016 05:37:35 GMT