Category Archives: 2011

2011: Day 19 @ Naidovi – Time to go home

Times does fly when you are well tuned into whatever you are doing. We fly out tomorrow. Entering a classroom in Fiji almost 25 years later has been a unique experience. The last three weeks have been most rewarding – … Continue reading

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2011: Day 18@Naidovi

Earlier in the week we travelled to Suva (the capital of Fiji) and met some officials from the Ministry of Education. The meeting gave me some ideas on where their ICT agenda was heading.  Today, we got a chance to … Continue reading

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2011: Day 17 @ Naidovi

The library is almost setup. Given that there are only about 400 books on the shelves for borrowing, one week on – one week off strategy can work. So children can borrow books every second week. For our “one book … Continue reading

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2011: Day 12@ Naidovi

Another very busy day. The presentation for the principals and head teachers went very well. The feedback received from them made it obvious that our initiatives were valuable and important to enhancing the quality of education in Fiji. For me … Continue reading

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2011: Day 11 @ Naidovi

We have been very busy. Getting the activities underway and preparing for tomorrow’s principals and head teachers “conference”. There were two highlights of the day. Firstly, the staff organised a special lunch for us. They called it the “thanksgiving lunch”. … Continue reading

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2011: Day 10 @ Naidovi

Wednesday morning about 7 AM. I am reflecting on my thoughts in the bure house at the resort. Yesterday was a good day. We took the children around to Voua village and took lots of photos.  The children were very … Continue reading

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2011: Day 9 @ Naidovi

Tuesday morning…Got back to our routine after our short trip to Nadi. Yesterday was quite eventful. The building the robots has continued. In the afternoon we talked to the teachers about how libraries need to be set up and managed. … Continue reading

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