Category Archives: 2012

2012: Day 10 @ Lautoka

After two successful days of teacher professional development in Lautoka, we headed out to the schools. Our first stop was at the Drasa Avenue Primary School. Here we donated the 10 laptops that we used for teacher professional development. Afterwards … Continue reading

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2012:Days 8 & 9 @ Lautoka

The workshop conducted in Sigatoka was repeated in Lautoka. With the support of Mr Albert Wise – the Principal Education Officer Lautoka/Yasawa and the Ministry of Education we were able to work with teachers from Drasa Avenue Primary, Jasper Williams … Continue reading

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2012: Day7@Sigatoka

We arrived at Wai District School not fully understanding how the day would evolve. This was a special day in our lives – we were invited to open the school’s new Computer Lab. The lab was no more than 6m … Continue reading

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2012: Day6@Sigatoka

We started the day with a visit to the Nandroumai District School. A feeder road from the main highway took us past farms and homes in Uluisila and Yandua. My ancestors moved here after their indenture was over in the … Continue reading

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2012: Day5@Sigatoka

This was the first time(since we migrated) that we were in Fiji to celebrate the independence day. There was great spirit all around. We attended the celebrations in Sigatoka. Children from a number of schools participated to showcase their undertaking … Continue reading

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2012: Day4@Sigatoka

This morning we headed straight to the school. Our first presentation was on setting up a primary school library. Spreadsheet in Libre Office is a good way to develop a library record that can be easily accessed. Morning tea which … Continue reading

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2012: Day3@Sigatoka

We stopped briefly at the Sigatoka Education District office. It was a sight – Principal Education Officer – Mr Seruppelu Udre and his staff were improvising well. They were working from this building which was once a staff quarters. It … Continue reading

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