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.
Can saving a language help a community that?s under threat in a globalised world?
Just look to the island nations of Tuvalu and Kiribati, preparing to sink beneath the ... ?It?s about sharing regional languages and identities. My parents teach Spanish and at home we speak Galician. ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:13:00 GMT
Tragedy and Trauma in Tuvalu
The response of the Tuvalu ... trauma consultant from New Zealand in dealing with the human aspects of the aftermath. The invitation came my way through the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, t...
Publ.Date : Fri, 05 Feb 2010 04:59:00 GMT
Early Signs: New Zealand?s Climate Refugees
Residents of the Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu have been moving there, and some consider themselves the world's first climate refugees. CURWOOD: It?s Living on Earth. I?m Steve ... Tuvaluan culture ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Mar 2006 16:00:00 GMT
Paradise in peril - King Tide diary
A senior official, with distinguished grey hair and a garish flowery shirt, has been studying civil service management - Tuvalu may only have 11,000 citizens but it has the full apparatus of governmen...
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jan 2008 06:47:00 GMT
U.S. Ambassador makes a difference around the world
Dinger said growing up in Riceville "made a huge difference in my life." He credits his strong family base, the school system and Mrs. Donald Johnston, his English and debate teacher. "Even though the ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Sep 2013 05:00:00 GMT
People\'s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Most of the study programmes will be conducted in English. Selected candidates will undertake their ... Twenty (20) of the 75 fellowships are especially intended for candidatures from the Teacher Trai...
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:56:00 GMT
What Does it Take For a Nation to Join FIFA?
By Watson?s own admission, the idea that two English lads could gain citizenship ... Countries such as Kiribati and Tuvalu are in the same boat. These are little islands who need help with the process ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 06 Jun 2017 08:19:00 GMT
Teachers: Technology Encourages Student Creativity, Makes Teaching Writing Easier
But among those who specifically teach English and language arts, that figure jumped to 68 percent. "Teachers, writing teachers especially, do not view good writing and the use of digital tools as bei...
Publ.Date : Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:11:00 GMT
Fusing tradition and technology to protect communities in Tuvalu
Rosemarie North/IFRC In Tuvalu, a project that links high-tech forecasting and ... We have grandmothers who can teach the younger generation, even in displaced communities like Teone.?
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 May 2015 01:50:00 GMT
Agroforestry training builds capacity of farmers in Tuvalu
Tuvalu Department of Agriculture staff also contributed to teaching the workshop participants. Mr Itaia Lausaveve, Tuvalu's Director of Agriculture, said, ?The workshop was a great success, with exten...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:00:00 GMT
Pacific doctors trained in Cuba struggle with language upon return
Pacific countries say their Cuban-trained doctors are struggling to practise medicine in English because their training was conducted ... Solomon Islands, Nauru and Tuvalu since 2006 as part of its pr...
Publ.Date : Mon, 09 Feb 2015 03:46:00 GMT
Teacher Turnover Negatively Impacts Student Achievement in Math and English
Teacher turnover results in lower student scores in math and English language arts, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan School of Education and two colleagues. When the researche...
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 Jul 2013 09:45:00 GMT