Fiji Time: 8:06 AM on Saturday 1 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Stakeholders discuss policies

Atasa Moceituba
Friday, August 08, 2014

THE Ministry of Education is urging its major stakeholders to get different perspectives and contribute to the education policy to help in strengthening its policies and legislation.

About 25 major stakeholders from the education sector attended the second Education Forum at the Suva Vocational School yesterday.

The forum was established to advise the minister and other education stakeholders on various policy matters brought up by the stakeholders who represented different departments and organisations.

Newly-appointed Education permanent secretary Basundra Kumar said the program helped them decide on various measures they could use to strengthen education policies.

"This is our Education Forum. It was established under the Ministry of Education and this program provides advice to the minister on education facilities, policy matters where we discuss policies that are under review and other new policies that needs to be reviewed," Ms Kumar said.

In her address yesterday, she informed the stakeholders of their role in policy making.

She said new policies could be easily introduced if they worked together and shared ideas.





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. Black sea
  2. Son gives evidence
  3. Call to pressure Fiji
  4. Mission to save islands from drowning
  5. Businessman urges province to support education of children
  6. Office marks remembrance
  7. 'Robust Bill of Rights'
  8. Detect, treat and cure
  9. Giants win World Series
  10. Fete aims for $156k

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM's worry Sunday (26 Oct)
  2. Ryan speaks out Monday (27 Oct)
  3. 'Widespread abuse' Monday (27 Oct)
  4. Passport scam Wednesday (29 Oct)
  5. Theft by workers Monday (27 Oct)
  6. Equal rights Tuesday (28 Oct)
  7. Alert over fake visas Tuesday (28 Oct)
  8. Black sea Friday (31 Oct)
  9. Kepa: Treat all equally Monday (27 Oct)
  10. Woman dies in accident Wednesday (29 Oct)