Education

SIG scholarship on hold, pending

BY INDY MAEALASIA THE release of the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) Scholarship for 2025 is on hold pending the endorsement of its National Training plan.  Solomon Islands Tertiary Education & Skills Authority (SITESA) Director John Iromea confirmed this with Island…

From diesel generator to solar power energy

BY JOHN HOUANIHAU Access to reliable energy source is a dream come true for NIDA Black Sandy Beach said Managing Director Mato Mui. The NIDA provides service such as camping, recreational activities, birthday party or wedding party since operating almost…

Push for comprehensive and visionary approach to education

BY INDY MAEALASIA THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Vice Chancellor, Professor Transform Aqorau, has pushed for a “comprehensive and visionary approach to education” to tackle climate change, Health crisis, and economic sustainability.   He echoed this during the official…

SINU, MEHRD host international education conference

BY INDY MAEALASIA THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) and the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD), has officially opened the first ever International Education Conference yesterday. The conference themed “Rethinking Solomon Islands Education for a Sustainable Future”,…

Opening of new USP campus delayed

BY INDY MAEALASIA The much-anticipated opening of the new University of the South Pacific (USP)Solomon Islands Campus in East Honiara has been delayed due to pending furniture installations. USPSI Campus Director, Billy Fitoo confirmed this with Island Sun recently. Initially…

MWYCFA praises APTC

BY INDY MAEALASIA Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) has praised APTC for their investment in upskilling youths to reduce unemployment and encourage entrepreneurship. “I believe this partnership that we are having now is a way forward…