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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    Increased school capacity requires more investment

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO AS the country’s population grows so too does the task of providing quality education for our children. Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) Dr Frances Rodie highlighted...

    9th SINU talk on reform federal constitution of SI

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) ongoing initiative of dialogue will have its 9th   talk centered on reform federal constitution of Solomon Islands. The speaker who will be speaking on the matter...

    Writing process training for LEAP southern cluster schools

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki THE LEAP southern cluster schools in the southern region of Malaita province have successfully ended a weeklong workshop on “writing process” last week. The workshop was held for teachers from primary schools, Tawairoi,...

    Students allowance hit by government austerity measures

    By Alfred Sasako SOLOMON Islands’ students studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) Campuses at Laucala in Fiji and Emalus in Vanuatu have started feeling the pinch from the austerity measures introduced by...

    Pro-active steps for better leadership in health

    BY GEORGINA KEKEA A new programme to address health and management issues in the health sector was launched early this week. The programme which is a post graduate certificate in leadership and management is the latest...

    Business students support strike

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA STUDENTS of SINU’s business school have thrown their support for the ongoing strike at the institution, spearheaded by the student association SINUSA. SINU students under School of Business and Management explained they...

    Young people play key role towards the SDGs

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA MINISTER for Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs says young people are key stakeholders in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the National Development Strategy 2016—2035. As Solomon Islands embarks on a...

    Government eyes ‘student loans scheme’ chances

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA GOVERNMENT is looking into the feasibility of implementing a student loans scheme and how it could ‘co-exist’ with the country’s current scholarships program to maximise benefits. Last week Wednesday, Solomon Islands Tertiary Education...

    SIG takes steps to create opportunities for youths

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE Government of Solomon Islands is now taking steps to create innovative employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for young people through-out the country. Solomon Islands’ population comprises of more than 50 percent young...

    ‘Prepare for problem’

    Government’s 2018 Budget austerity measures puts SINU at huge risk BY BARNABAS MANEBONA SOLOMON Islands National University (SINU) requests the national government to seriously consider their $40million submission for contractual payments or prepare to face major...