Tuvalu is a South Pacific island nation consisting of four reef islands and five atolls. A self-governing member of the British Commonwealth, Tuvalu has a parliamentary system of government.
More teachers from Fiji for Tuvalu
Fourteen teachers from Fiji are already working in Tuvalu and another 16 will go next month under the Fiji Volunteer Service Scheme. Tuvalu's High Commissioner to Fiji Temate Melitiana said the programme, which started in 2014, has had a positive effect on ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:03:00 GMT
More than 2,000 of the world?s languages are dying out
Just look to the island nations of Tuvalu and Kiribati, preparing to sink beneath the ... ?It?s about sharing regional languages and identities. My parents teach Spanish and at home we speak Galician. My grandmother used to sing us songs in Catalan.?
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 May 2018 03:28:00 GMT
Kate gets her first gong... from island sinking into the Pacific: Duchess of Cambridge receives award from Tuvalu for raising climate change awareness
A tiny island that?s rapidly sinking into the sea has won an unlikely claim to fame ? becoming the first country to give the Duchess of Cambridge an honour. The Duchess received her gong from the island nation of Tuvalu last week for raising awareness ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 05 Nov 2017 00:58:00 GMT
Tuvalu language week launched
It is a good starting point for those interested in learning or teaching the language.? Tuvalu Language Week finishes on Saturday 1 October to coincide with Tuvalu?s 38th Independence Day celebrations. A full calendar of Tuvalu Language Week events and ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 25 Sep 2016 07:49:00 GMT
Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga says climate change \'like a weapon of mass destruction\'
The leader of the small Pacific island nation of Tuvalu says climate change is 'like a weapon of mass destruction'. The Prime Minister of the small Pacific island nation of Tuvalu has compared climate change to a weapon of mass destruction, and warned ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:13:00 GMT
As their nation sinks, Tuvaluans raise their language
Tuvalu is ... the challenge of teaching their children how to embrace a new identity as both Tuvaluans and New Zealanders. "I mean in my day as a first generation [migrant] my parents were told it's either-or. You either speak English or speak Cook Island."
Publ.Date : Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:35:00 GMT
Pacific doctors trained in Cuba struggle with language upon return
Pacific countries say their Cuban-trained doctors are struggling to practise medicine in English because their training was conducted ... Solomon Islands, Nauru and Tuvalu since 2006 as part of its program of medical internationalism.
Publ.Date : Mon, 09 Feb 2015 23:48:00 GMT
Teaching skills in cyber security [SOFEX18D3]
The global shortfall in cyber security skills has prompted Jordan?s King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) (Hall 5, Stand A511) to establish a training academy in partnership with UK specialist PGI. The KADDB Cyber Security Academy (KCSA ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 10 May 2018 05:00:00 GMT
Swaying to the South Pacific beat: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge don grass skirts to join in tribal dance on final leg of royal tour
Kate and William touch down in remote island cluster of Tuvalu They donned grass skirts to take part in a traditional welcome dance They are carried from private jet on thrones behind procession of performers Royal couple had previously snorkelled and had ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 18 Sep 2012 18:39:00 GMT
Attracting good teachers a challenge for the UAE
Dubai: Recruiting and retaining good teachers for schools and colleges in the UAE is a huge challenge, leading educationists have said. Talking to XPRESS on the sidelines of a seminar on developing human capital for educational institutions organised by ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Oct 2013 05:00:00 GMT