Fiji Time: 9:55 AM on Wednesday 1 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Volunteer teachers to serve in Tuvalu

By TEVITA VUIBAU
Thursday, February 06, 2014

Update: 10:40AM FIJI will soon send a group of teachers to Tuvalu under the Fiji Volunteer Scheme (FVS).

This was confirmed by the Ministry of Information in a statement yesterday.

Public Service permanent secretary, Parmesh Chand said there were Fijian teachers serving in Marshall Islands, Nauru and Vanuatu.

Eleven teachers left our shores for Vanuatu a few  days ago to serve for a term of two years.

"There were 12 teachers in Marshall Islands and they decided to recruit six more at their own cost so there are totally 18 Fijian teachers in Marshall Islands; 12 under the FVS and six under their own funding arrangement," Mr Chand said in the satatement.

"There are six teachers in Nauru. They went last year and recently 11 teachers left for Vanuatu. Currently, we are also working on about nine teachers who will be going to Tuvalu."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Set for big day
  2. Rugby brawl
  3. Fiji only country to offer aid
  4. First Sitting of new Parliament
  5. Police probe murder
  6. MPs to adopt Standing Orders
  7. Parliament to nominate Speaker
  8. Deveaux: Focus on policies and ideas
  9. Withdrawal a challenge
  10. Namosimalua up for the challenge

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM designates Cabinet portfolios Thursday (25 Sep)
  2. Our new Speaker Thursday (25 Sep)
  3. Moment of silence Thursday (25 Sep)
  4. Salary budget soon Thursday (25 Sep)
  5. PM: Work with me Monday (29 Sep)
  6. Australia applauds Fiji Tuesday (30 Sep)
  7. Police intervene Friday (26 Sep)
  8. Businessman wants answers Monday (29 Sep)
  9. A letter explained Friday (26 Sep)
  10. Opposition ready Thursday (25 Sep)