Preparing students for global society
The Fiji Principals Association conference will be focusing on preparing students for a global society. Association president Anita Gounder said the theme for the two-day event was Preparing 21st Century students for a Global Society.
“It is very fitting because we need to equip our students to keep with the given pace of the changes and challenges they face,” she said. The conference which begins today will accommodate 176 secondary school principals from around the country at the Novotel in Lami. Ms Gounder said there would be an array of noted speakers including video-conferencing with Indian mathematician V Srinivas. “There will be video conferencing is part of the conference with well known Indian mathematician V Srinivas,” she said. Other key note speakers include Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts Dr Mahendra Reddy; USP mathematician Dr Jito Vanualailai; FNU Dean Dr Eci K Nabalarua; and former Permanent Secretary of Education Amraiya Naidu. Edited by Rusiate Mataika