Fiji Time: 8:13 PM on Monday 20 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. Death shocks family
  2. Kidney hope
  3. Diwali fireworks
  4. $75k for homes
  5. Focus on minibuses
  6. PM commends multicultural celebration at Diwali event
  7. Minister assists pension recipient
  8. Park concern
  9. Unity needed to meet provincial levy, says chief
  10. Gala night marks awards event

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM invites Kepa Tuesday (14 Oct)
  2. Unknown Tuwai stands out in Gold Coast tournament Wednesday (15 Oct)
  3. False rumours warning Friday (17 Oct)
  4. Fiji removes all doubts Wednesday (15 Oct)
  5. Hundreds turn up to welcome 7s heroes Tuesday (14 Oct)
  6. Death shocks family Monday (20 Oct)
  7. Detailed report Friday (17 Oct)
  8. Biman gets nod Saturday (18 Oct)
  9. Law and order Thursday (16 Oct)
  10. Chief raises concern over river gravel extraction Tuesday (14 Oct)