Teaching jobs hard to fill in Cook Islands

Twenty two positions are currently being advertised including five jobs for principals and eight jobs at the main secondary school Tereora College.

There are also seven other vacancies at primary and secondary schools in the country.

A Director of Human Resources with the government Terry Utaga says an example of the problem is the field of accounting where potential applicants for an accounting teacher job prefer to stick to higher paying jobs outside teaching.

NCD schools debate environmental issues


The schools were Jubilee, Gerehu, Port Moresby National High, Marianville, Kilakila, De La Salle and Charles Lwanga High School. The debate took place at the Gateway Hotel in Moresby.

World Environment Day is on Friday 5 June celebrated with the theme ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’.

The students debated  two main topics for the Government and Opposition.