Fiji Time: 4:02 AM on Saturday 10 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Early childhood education centres gain popularity

Shayal Devi
Thursday, July 10, 2014

SINCE the start of the early childhood program by Save the Children Fiji, it is evident that the project has been beneficial to informal communities in the West.

This was the message from organisation education manager Ruth Kiulamu after visiting the 11 early childhood centres in rural communities in the Western Division.

"I have only spent two months here so I don't have a standard because I had not seen the childhood centres before," Ms Kiulamu said.

"However, what the teachers and district co-ordinators told me was that there has been a very big shift to where they have reached."

She said the childhood centres in the Western Division had overcome a lot of challenges, one of the biggest being natural disasters.

"The centres now are very colourful and full of resources."

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61820.5992
JPY 57.502354.5023
GBP 0.30880.3008
EUR 0.42110.4091
NZD 0.71840.6854
AUD 0.65730.6323
USD 0.47680.4598



Exchange Rate updated on 9th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man jailed 14 years for raping brother's stepdaughter
  2. Ryan eyes lanky 15s forward
  3. 10 years for raping seven-year-old girl
  4. Newcomers Dreketi upsets Lautoka
  5. Retiree keeps promise to make a difference
  6. Unreasonable requests
  7. Strong economy
  8. Suva makes IDC semis
  9. Housing project for hundreds
  10. Ministry clears air on workers' ERP provisions

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rugby outcry Monday (05 Oct)
  2. Fisherman has whale of a day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  3. Family robbed, fear for lives Monday (05 Oct)
  4. Mum upset Wednesday (07 Oct)
  5. The murders and tragedies of Vatuwaqa Tuesday (06 Oct)
  6. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  7. FRCA duo sent home Wednesday (07 Oct)
  8. Sex offenders top list, taxpayers foot $15,660 per day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  9. Fiji thrash Uruguay 47-15 Wednesday (07 Oct)
  10. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)