Fiji Time: 6:26 AM on Friday 27 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Tablets assist in learning

Luke Rawalai
Monday, March 03, 2014

STUDENTS of a secondary school on Taveuni can now access their learning material through Apple tablets given to them last week.

The students of Niusawa and Bucalevu Secondary schools were given tablets after successful talks between the Taveuni Rotary Club and their overseas partners.

Taveuni Rotary Club executive Geoff Amos said the entire implementation process and the cost of the project in the two schools of Niusawa and Bucalevu Secondary totalled $100,000.

Mr Amos said this included the catering of a New Zealand team on the island doing the installation of the tablets and other supporting equipment.

Niusawa School principal Timoci Bure considered the school fortunate as one of the few around the country to have access to latest technology.

Mr Bure said the 35 tablets would be accessed by the students via the school's new Digital Learning Centre.

"The only schools in the country that have these Apple tablets are private schools like International School in Suva," he said.

"Given our remote location, students can now access their textbook learning material and research through the new tablets.

"It will also create an interactive and innovative method of learning for our students."








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 0.61990.6009
JPY 53.088950.0889
GBP 0.32320.3152
EUR 0.42670.4147
NZD 0.71310.6801
AUD 0.66410.6391
USD 0.47810.4611

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 7s fans disappointed
  2. Sea ordeal leaves scars, brothers swim for 14 hours
  3. Of course it sells!
  4. Fijians celebrate win
  5. Cracked beam leads to one-lane traffic
  6. 'No special treatment for police'
  7. Tears of joy for Jerry's family
  8. Driver charged in connection with fatal accident
  9. Villages escape flooding
  10. Ministry probes death

Top Stories this Week

  1. A costly 'blunder' Saturday (21 May)
  2. Son crushed to death, parents seek answers Tuesday (24 May)
  3. Ryan gutted Tuesday (24 May)
  4. Hayne, Ryan miss out Wednesday (25 May)
  5. Hayne's Rio barrier Monday (23 May)
  6. 7s taboo Friday (20 May)
  7. Senior citizen's alleged murder angers police Saturday (21 May)
  8. Ryan eyes Olympics gold Saturday (21 May)
  9. Family, friends bid farewell to navy officer Sunday (22 May)
  10. Life of sacrifice Sunday (22 May)