Fiji Time: 4:31 PM on Saturday 30 May

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.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Bold attack on police
  2. Taken for granted
  3. The rise to 7s stardom
  4. New machines for water meters
  5. Sugar woes
  6. Church members run for Jesus
  7. Maintenance claim
  8. Reflecting on past experiences
  9. $7million for land utilisation committee
  10. Band to rock northern town

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hacker's degree Tuesday (26 May)
  2. US Mercy visits Fiji Monday (25 May)
  3. Size doesn't matter for Labalaba Monday (25 May)
  4. Hacking horrors Tuesday (26 May)
  5. Ryan's attention turns to Rio Olympics Monday (25 May)
  6. Erectile dysfunction Monday (25 May)
  7. Three women in custody over alleged vehicle theft Monday (25 May)
  8. 'It's up to her' Thursday (28 May)
  9. Uncertain future Monday (25 May)
  10. To serve and stun Wednesday (27 May)