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Articles

  1. Leading the profession 4 February 2022

    Fiji: Teachers’ union sharp reply to Minister on undermining the positions of school leaders

    The Fiji Teachers’ Union (FTU) has responded firmly to the announcement by Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Premila Kumar , on 20 January of a change in the minimum qualification requirement (MQR) for secondary school leadership positions. In particular, the union condemned the change as sudden and insufficiently motivated...

    Fiji: Teachers’ union sharp reply to Minister on undermining the positions of school leaders
  2. Equity and inclusion 26 October 2021

    Fiji: Young activists ready to take up the union torch

    Inspiring young educators to improve and develop trade union work in Fiji was the aim of a dedicated training event organised by the Council of Pacific Education (COPE) in October 2020.

    Fiji: Young activists ready to take up the union torch
  3. Union growth 16 February 2021

    Fiji: Trade union solidarity as two cyclones hit Pacific island

    Education unions in the Pacific region have stepped in to support Fijian colleagues in a country devastated by two tropical cyclones in December and January.

    Fiji: Trade union solidarity as two cyclones hit Pacific island
  4. Union renewal and development 4 February 2020

    The John Thompson Fellowship training, instrumental to developing unions and teacher quality in the Pacific

    Education unionists from five Pacific Island countries benefited from training under the framework of the John Thompson Fellowship Programme. They were supported in building a stronger voice for teachers and a stronger representation to contribute to education reforms.

    The John Thompson Fellowship training, instrumental to developing unions and teacher quality in the Pacific
  5. Fighting the commercialisation of education 18 October 2019

    Public education systems in Pacific plagued by commercial activity, new EI report finds

    “Commercial Activity in Pacific Education”, an Education International report examining the extent of privatisation and commercialisation in education in the region, was launched today at the conference of the Council of Pacific Education.

    Public education systems in Pacific plagued by commercial activity, new EI report finds
All articles: Fiji

Development Cooperation Projects

  1. COPE Regional Youth Training Program

    Host organizations
    All COPE Affiliates
    Cooperating organizations
    COPE DC Partners – AEU, IEU, NZPPTA, NZEI
    Countries
    Fiji - COPE (Pacific)
    Start date
    15 October 2019
    End date
    17 October 2019
    COPE Regional Youth Training Program
  2. Global Response

    Host organizations
    COPE
    Cooperating organizations
    COPE unions
    Countries
    Pacific Islands (Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu)
    Start date
    1 June 2019
    End date
    31 October 2019
    Global Response
  3. FTU & FTA International Women’s Day Celebration

    Host organizations
    Fiji Teachers Union (FTU) and Fijian Teachers Association (FTA) - Fiji
    Cooperating organizations
    COPE DC Partners – AEU, IEU, NZPPTA, NZEI
    Countries
    Fiji - COPE (Pacific)
    Start date
    8 March 2019
    End date
    8 March 2019
    FTU & FTA International Women’s Day Celebration
All Development Cooperation Projects: Fiji

Resources

Name Date Type Lang

Union Renewal in the Education Sector: Prospects for the Asia-Pacific

10 August 2021 file Download

Commercial Activity in Pacific Education

Report
20 August 2021 file Download
Summary
20 August 2021 file Download

Affiliates

  1. Association of the University of the South Pacific Staff

    AUSPS
    http://www.usp.ac.fj tel: +679 323.21.60 fax: +679 323.15.12
    P.O. Box U49 University of the South Pacific Laucala Campus Suva