Fiji Time: 4:01 AM on Friday 27 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Teachers in training

Siteri Sauvakacolo
Saturday, July 19, 2014

FIJI Media Watch says Fijian teachers face several challenges as a result of the technological evolution.

This was revealed by the executive director Agatha Ferei-Furivai at a three- day workshop — Media A Creative Tool for Classroom Learning.

Mrs Furivai said in recent workshops with primary and secondary school teachers and students in Suva, one of these challenges was the lack of media education among school members.

"In the last two decades Fiji Media Watch had raised awareness on the impact of mass media among individuals, families and communities," Mrs Furivai said.

"FMW has also organised workshops and training for students, teachers, community leaders and public members.

"The aim of the workshop is to share with the education officers knowledge and skills relating to media education as a creative tool in classroom learning."

She said Fiji Media Watch promoted freedom of expression/opinion, the right to information and media freedom therefore continued to work with the different sections of society to become both analytical and creative users of new communication technologies (ICT).

This, she said, included the lack of knowledge and skills in computer software, Internet safety, applications and appropriate usage of media tools.

"The vision of FMW is for a media literate Fiji."

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 0.62630.6073
JPY 58.360055.3600
GBP 0.31090.3029
EUR 0.44330.4313
NZD 0.72260.6896
AUD 0.65270.6277
USD 0.47310.4561



Exchange Rate updated on 26th November 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Torture suspects known to police
  2. Sex assault claim
  3. Ryder's 7 for Bua tournament
  4. 'Stay clear', mariners told
  5. Minister's plea for help
  6. Fiji teams presents i tatau
  7. The voice of the islands in Paris
  8. No restriction to harbour entry
  9. Founders honoured
  10. Corruption awareness

Top Stories this Week

  1. Left for dead Wednesday (25 Nov)
  2. MV Suilven sinks Wednesday (25 Nov)
  3. Exit 'reason' Friday (20 Nov)
  4. Village headman arrested Friday (20 Nov)
  5. 8 years for raping man Tuesday (24 Nov)
  6. MV Suilven sinks in Suva Harbour Tuesday (24 Nov)
  7. Minister defends PM's trip Friday (20 Nov)
  8. Friend indeed Monday (23 Nov)
  9. 'Racial slur' Sunday (22 Nov)
  10. Sevens hurdle Tuesday (24 Nov)