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Creative Students Offer Prettier Option For Plastic Recycle

A trio of Savai’i students offered a prettier option for plastic recycle, by turning them into flowers, worthy enough to decorate inside churches.

Samalaeulu Primary School students, Rolita Faaopoopo, Gapua Iamafana and Victor Sofe, presented their work during Literacy Week organised by the Ministry Of Education Sports and Culture for the week just ended.

Savaii students inspired to save coral reefs

Two college students from the Savaii villages of Iva and Salelavalu are fired up to save coral reefs from putting together a school project as part of the Ministry of Education Sports and Culture, Literacy Week.

Before the activities ended yesterday, 17 year old Jane Livi of Salelavalu and 16 year old Tavita Ioane of Iva, argued it is never too late to save the corals.

New Miss Samoa Push Students Learning

Freshly crowned Miss Samoa added excitement to the Patamea Primary School students, by making an appearance at the Ministry of Education Sports and Culture, literacy week.

Miss Fonoifafo McFarland Seumanu was at the opening of the MESC four day programme of learning activities for literacy, numeracy and science or SSILNaS.

The students travelled from Savai’i to represent the school in the quiz and story writing competition, of the annual activities to highlight this key sector in education.

Beijing University To Offer Samoan Language Study

Samoa is one of 7 Pacific Island languages set to be studied at the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), China.

Fijian, Tongan and Tok Pisin, one of Papua New Guinea's official languages, are included at the Bachelor degree level.

Media reports from Australia suggested that the move “comes as China continues to try and grow its diplomatic influence in the region, amid renewed efforts from Australia to "step up" its own engagement in the Pacific.”

Contest Winner Calls For Young People To Speak Up On Cyber Bullying

Deidre Tautua – Fanene

The 16-year-old winner of a schools impromptu speech competition is calling on young people to speak up about cyber bullying

Aruna Wallwork Tuala of Vaoala revealed that she too was a victim of cyber bullying three years ago and wants the youth of Samoa to speak up about their experience.

CEO Leads Ministry of Education Cancer  Month Support

 

Some of the government employees  are jumping on board on the Cancer Society  month long campaign to raise awareness of cancer by wearing the yellow ‘sei pua’ ( frangipani)  throughout this whole month.

Samoa  in the past celebrated this campaign in the month of October but it  has been brought forward to align with that of New Zealand and Australia.

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