30 NEW SCHOOLS PLANNED IN SOLOMON ISLANDS

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By Moffat Mamu

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (Solomon Star, Oct. 31) – The Solomon Islands Western Provincial government has approved construction of 30 new community high schools over the next 15 years in a move to ease the problem of dropouts from primary schools each year.

This was announced at the formal graduation ceremony at Vanga Teachers College in Kolombangara on Friday by the Minister of Investment and Trade, Commerce and Labour Pye Roberts representing the provincial government at the ceremony.

Speaking at the occasion, Roberts highlighted that the newly elected executive had recognized the importance of education in the province as well as the country.

November 1, 2005

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