Fiji Time: 7:17 AM on Sunday 24 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Education roadshow

Salaseini Moceiwai
Friday, February 28, 2014

ABOUT 500 students from various schools in Labasa gathered at the old courthouse building yesterday to take advantage of the first-ever roadshow initiated by the Ministry of Education.

Officials from the various sections of the ministry assisted students with information about higher education, the government loan scheme and education incentives, among others.

Divisional Education Officer Northern Satya Nand Shandil said the show was necessary to increase awareness on education for these students.

"We have decided to deliver our services right at the doorsteps of our children to inform them about the importance of education," he said.

"Officials from the various sections, including the permanent secretary of Education, Dr Brij Lal, have taken their time out to be part of the show.

"This is all part of our efforts to inform everyone, especially parents and students about education.

"When parents know the importance of education, they will encourage their children to study to the highest level of education.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63610.6171
JPY 52.092749.0927
GBP 0.36630.3583
EUR 0.44060.4286
NZD 0.70100.6680
AUD 0.65150.6265
USD 0.48800.4710

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Sami's best try
  2. Radio announcer in court
  3. Funds to be shared
  4. Man gets life sentence for killing student
  5. Police: Poor judgement
  6. Navy salvage crew start operations
  7. Acquittal brings relief
  8. Disappointment over negligence
  9. Potato farming offers lifeline for villager
  10. Teenager in custody for alleged rape

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ship runs aground Tuesday (19 Jul)
  2. 2 surprises Sunday (17 Jul)
  3. God's call Monday (18 Jul)
  4. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  5. Mum on rape charge Tuesday (19 Jul)
  6. Nakarawa steps up to meet Ryan's demands Wednesday (20 Jul)
  7. Nadro loses points Wednesday (20 Jul)
  8. Memorial service for couple Monday (18 Jul)
  9. 7s upgrade Monday (18 Jul)
  10. Local leads resort Monday (18 Jul)